Quarterly Conference

September 25, 2014

Washington Marriott at Metro Center




National GFOA 2015 109th Annual Conference

May 31, 2014 - June 3, 2014

Philadelphia Convention Center - Philadelphia, PA

Call for Topics

Registration will open in late fall 2014

GFOA Philadelphia

Memorial Tribute to Adrienne Anita Sedgewick

June 16, 1961- June 6, 2014

In whatever role you knew Adrienne, from whatever vantage point, she stood apart as a cherished colleague and friend who will be missed but never forgotten by those fortunate enough to have known her. From the vantage point of GFOA-WMA, Adrienne made significant contributions as a member of the Executive Board who also served as Newsletter Chair and Chair of the Membership and Strategic Planning Committee. Adrienne's contributions will always profoundly impact GFOA-WMA.




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Thank you for visiting the Government Finance Officers Association of the Washington Metropolitan Area’s (GFOA-WMA) website.  It is my honor and privilege to serve as President of GFOA-WMA, a non-profit professional organization whose purpose is to advance the practice of government finance for the benefit of the public as developed and recommended by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada and other recognized authorities in the field of government administration. 

Our goal is to promote excellence and leadership among those concerned with public finance in the Washington Metropolitan Area by providing quality educational opportunities, avenues for sharing knowledge and upholding high quality professional and ethical standards. GFOA-WMA provides trainings and forums for the discussion of common issues and objectives of mutual interest to public finance officers.

I encourage you to get involved with GFOA-WMA. Attend our quarterly meetings and annual conferences, become a member or sponsor and network with others who share your interest in serving government.

Cyril Byron, Jr. - President

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The Government Finance Officers Association of the Washington Metropolitan Area (GFOA-WMA) is the local organization of the national GFOA of the US and Canada. We support public sector employees in government finance. GFOA-WMA provides educational and networking opportunities to promote, encourage and support high standards in accounting, budget, treasury and all other aspects of local government financial management.
GFOA-WMA membership consists of approximately 300 finance officers and associate members in the District of Columbia and the surrounding cities and counties of Maryland and Virginia. Active (voting) members are generally employed by a local government organization and live or work in the Washington metropolitan area. Associate members are members of industries that serve local government, including auditors, actuaries, bankers, educators, and attorneys.