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2016 / 2017 Chapter Plans

The following plans represent our focus for the coming year. Please review them and provide your feedback. We can only focus our energies where you want us to go if you provide your comments, suggestions, and criticisms. We also encourage your participation in organizing the activities for our members.

Upcoming Educational Opportunities -- 2016

EVENT - 2016 Professional Development Training; July 17 - 20; Anaheim, CA or Virtual; 24 CPE

EVENT - Internal Control & Fraud Prevention Training; September 20 - 21; Washington or Virtual; 14 CPE

Wichita Pubic School System Has Position Available

Position Available: Technican - Budget Analyst II

Location: Wichita, Kansas

For More Info: then click on Careers tab.

March is CGFM Month!

CGFM is a professional certification recognizing the unique skills and special knowledge required of today’s government financial managers. It covers governmental accounting, auditing, financial reporting, internal controls and budgeting at the federal, state and local levels.

Initial Certification Requirements

To earn the CGFM, candidates must apply for the CGFM Program and meet the following requirements:

  • Ethics—read and agree to abide by AGA’s Code of Ethics.
  • Education—have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Examinations— pass three comprehensive CGFM Examinations.
  • Experience— have at least two years of professional-level experience in government financial management.

Learn more about the process of earning the CGFM designation.

Governor Brownback signed a Proclamation declaring March 2015 as CGFM Month in Kansas. Click the following link to view the 2015 CGFM Governor's Proclamation.

Shawnee County also issued a Proclamation declaring March 2015 as CGFM Month. Click the following link to view the 2015 Shawnee County CGFM Proclamation.

The City of Topeka also issued a Proclamation declaring March 2015 as CGFM month. Click the following link to view the March 2015 - City of Topeka Mayor's Proclamation.

Check out our CGFM section of this website for more information about achieving your CGFM Certification and maintaining it.

Accountability - Citizen Centric Report (CCR)

Who best to initiate a powerful yet simple example of an easy-to-read document that demonstrates to the public a governmental entity's openness and willingness to be publically accountable than the persons that do the work ensuring that the entity is accountable. AGA has initiated a four-page document that clears out all the confusing information in government reports and highlights just the important issues. The AGA Topeka Chapter has completed such a report as an example of how easy it is to do.

This four-page report is currently being used on an annual basis by States and Municipalities across the United States. Let's get it to use in your governmental entity.

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