Lauren Bierly, Accountant/Auditor for Montgomery County, receives the 2020 MDGFOA Lloyd Jones Scholarship Award
Lauren did not take the normal route to become an accountant. Lauren has a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology from Juniata College and a Masters of Science in Geology from Purdue University. After working in the geology field, Lauren then obtained a Masters in Accountancy from the University of Texas of the Permian Basin.…Read More
New Record: Montgomery Earns 50th Award for Excellence in Financial Reporting
Montgomery County earned a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for its 2019 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR). The County has received this award 50 times since 1951 and for 48 consecutive years since 1972 – more than any other County in the nation. The Certificate…Read More
Congratulations to Maryland’s new CPFO’s!
Congratulations to Maryland’s new CPFO’s! Daniel J. Lewis, Treasury Manager, Frederick County Government, MD Denise Roberts, Cash Analyst, Cecil County, MDRead More
Congratulations to the Baltimore City Elected Officials’ Retirement System and the Baltimore City Employees’ Retirement System for receiving the PAFR Award for the first time!
GFOA would like to congratulate the following jurisdictions for receiving the GFOA’s Popular Annual Financial Reporting (PAFR) Award for the first time: Yorba Linda Water District, California; City of San Mateo, California; Baltimore City Elected Officials’ Retirement System, Maryland; Baltimore City Employees’ Retirement System, Maryland; Oakland Community College, Michigan; North Central Regional Transit District, New…Read More
PAFR Awarded to MD State Retirement and Pension System
Congratulations to MD State Retirement and Pension System for being awarded the PAFR for the first time.Read More
Montgomery County MD receives recognition by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) of the Washington Metropolitan Area for Excellence in Government Finance.
Montgomery County MD receives recognition by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) of the Washington Metropolitan Area for Excellence in Government Finance. “The General Accounting Team of Montgomery County Government is honored for their hard work and dedication in automating and improving the efficiency and effectiveness of the fiscal year end closing process, which includes…Read More
Congratulations Montgomery County- PAFR Award Recipient
GFOA’s Popular Annual Financial Reporting (PAFR) Program recognizes individual governments that successfully produce high quality annual reports, which are specifically designed to be easily accessible and understandable to the general public and other interested parties. MDGFOA would like to congratulate Montgomery County, Maryland for achieving the PAFR Award for the first-timeRead More
The City of Westminster achieves the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting Program (CAFR)
The GFOA of the US and Canada reported in their February 22, 2018 Newsletter a congratulations to the Governments who have achieved the CAFR Award for the first time. We congratulate The City of Westminster Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting Program (CAFR Program) The GFOA established the Certificate of…Read More
GFOA of the US & CANADA Distinguished Budget Presentation Award Program Awards Maryland Governments
GFOA established the Distinguished Budget Presentation Awards Program (Budget Awards Program) in 1984 to encourage and assist state and local governments to prepare budget documents of the very highest quality that reflect both the guidelines established by the National Advisory Council on State and Local Budgeting and the GFOAs best practices on budgeting and then…Read More