Tennessee Government Finance Officers Association


  • November 19, 2015 1:00 PM | Anonymous
    Remember Your Passport

    All delegates traveling to the GFOA Annual Conference in Toronto from the United States will need a passport. 

    Apply or renew yours today

    We look forward to seeing you in Toronto!

  • November 19, 2015 12:59 PM | Anonymous

    First-Time Conference Attendee Scholarships

    GFOA strives to provide leadership to the government finance profession through education, research, and best practices. Nowhere are these efforts more apparent than at the GFOA annual conference. In keeping with our commitment, the GFOA Executive Board is pleased to announce that 50 scholarships will be awarded per state or province in the amount of the full-conference registration fee to first-time conference attendees who are GFOA active government members.

    We encourage you to take advantage of this opportunity. To learn more about this opportunity and to apply, please e-mail First Annual Conference.

    The First Timers brunch will take place on Sunday, May 22, 2016, at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre for first-time attendees to learn more about the conference, meet GFOA’s Executive Board and senior staff, and network with peers.

  • February 15, 2015 11:01 PM | Carson Swinford (Administrator)

    Advanced Government Finance Institute

    July 26-31, 2015 at the University of Wisconsin - Madison

    Each year since 1986, GFOA has conducted the Advanced Government Finance Institute, an intensive week-long program that provides GFOA members from across the United States and Canada an opportunity to enhance their leadership skills and focus on emerging trends within the public finance community.

    The five-day program, in partnership with the University of Wisconsin-Madison
    ’s School of Business, gathers top academic instructors along with government officials and private-sector specialists to provide 50 qualified attendees with a unique opportunity to address big picture issues facing public finance today, including:

    ·         strategic planning

    ·         global and national economic trends

    ·         relationships with the media

    ·         technology trends

    ·         organizational leadership

    The Institute also offers personal and team-building leadership training. The week-long program affords participants many networking opportunities with their peers, an element that enhances the program experience, both professionally and personally.

    Application Information

    Only 50 qualified candidates are selected based on their professional experience. GFOA membership is required.

    Location and Cost

    Program and lodging are on the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s campus. A program fee of $1,940 includes tuition, housing, meals, classroom materials, and sponsored activities.

    NOTE:  TGFOA will pay the program fee and part of the travel expense for one member who successfully applies for the TGFOA scholarship.

    For more information, please contact 
    Susan Gaffney.

Send comments or questions to tgfoa@tngfoa.org

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