GFOAz January 2017 Training

Be sure to attend the next quarterly training on January 12, 2017 at the Mesa Convention Center. This day-long training will focus on development agreements and Community Facility Districts.

The training will include 5 CPE credits and lunch. Be sure to register today!

Save the Date - GFOAz Winter Conference

Save the date! The GFOAz Winter Conference will be held Wednesday, February 15 - Friday, February 17, 2017 at the Prescott Resort in Prescott, AZ.

Registration information will be sent out in just a few weeks!

Active Members Interested in Serving on the GFOAz Board of Directors?

A nine-member Board of Directors provides leadership and oversight of the Government Finance Officers Association of Arizona. The board includes the President, President-Elect, Immediate Past President, Chairperson of the Education Committee, Chairperson of the Membership Committee and four at-large directors.

In 2017, there will be two at-large director seats open. Any active member in good standing is eligible for election to membership on the board. An active member is defined as any public employee or elected or appointed official having responsibility for, or engaged in, the function of governmental finance in any public jurisdiction of the state of Arizona. Read more

Motivational Quote

"To do more for the world than the world does for you - that is success."
- Henry Ford

GFOAz Scholarships Available

In 2017, GFOAz will be offering two scholarships to the GFOAz Winter Conference, February 15-17, 2017, in Prescott. The association will also offer one scholarship to the annual GFOA (national) conference, May 21-24, 2017 in Denver, Colorado.

Please apply for either the winter conference or national conference. Applications and/or nominations are due by January 6, 2017. To apply, point your browser here.

2017 Membership Renewals

It's time again for GFOAz Membership Renewals! If you have not already submitted your membership renewal form, you can download the form by pointing your browser here. All renewals are due Friday, December 30. Membership is good from January 1, 2017 - December 31, 2017.

We value your membership to GFOAz and look forward to your continued involvement. If you have any questions regarding dues or membership, please do not hesitate to contact Amy Price at or 602-258-5786. You may also contact Membership Committee Chair Jerry Hart at

2017 Sponsorship Opportunities

The Government Finance Officers of Arizona (GFOAz) promotes excellence in government financial management through leadership, education and communication. GFOAz Sponsors are essential in supporting GFOAz in providing affordable, high-quality workshops and conferences to Arizona's government finance professionals. Read more

Connect with GFOAz

Stay connected with GFOAz! Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn for all GFOAz updates and join the GFOAz LinkedIn group to share inquiries, post jobs, and network with other GFOAz members.

Point your browser here to follow us on Facebook, point your browser here to connect on LinkedIn or follow us on Twitter @GFOArizona!

GFOAz Members on the Move

Do you have a recent promotion or transition that you would like to announce? This section of the newsletter recognizes members who have recently been promoted or have recently transitioned. If you would like your name to be featured in this section of the newsletter, please contact Samantha Womer at 602-258-5786 or email:

GFOAz Welcomes New Members

Gregory Clipper, Financial Specialist, City of Mesa
Lucia Gomez, Senior Budget Analyst, Yuma County

GFOAz Board of Directors

Benjamin Ronquillo
Finance Director
City of Litchfield Park

Lindsey Duncan
Finance Director
City of Surprise

Christy Eusebio
Member At-Large
Assistant Finance Director
City of El Mirage

Bonny Lynn
Member At-Large
Finance Director
Coconino County

Christen Wilcox
Education Committee Chair
Senior Accountant
City of Goodyear
Mindy Russell
Past President
Finance & Budget Assistant
City of Peoria

Sonia Andrews
Member At-Large
Finance Manager
City of Peoria

Sean Kindell
Member At-Large
Deputy Finance Director
City of Phoenix

Jerry Hart
Membership Committee Chair
Deputy Internal Services Dir. - Finance
City of Tempe
January 12, 2017
GFOAz January Training
Mesa Convention Center
Mesa, AZ

February 15-17, 2017
GFOAz Winter Conference
Prescott Resort
Prescott, AZ

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Town of Florence
Finance Director

City of Peoria
Senior Accountant

AZ Dept. of Health Services
Procurement Services Supervisor

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