Chapters & Networks

Membership in the Illinois GFOA includes affiliation with the chapter(s) of your choice.  Watch the IGFOA newsletter and individual chapter announcements for dates, locations and topics of chapter meetings.


Chicago Metro Chapter
The Chicago Metro Chapter members are generally from the northern Illinois border, Chicago, Cook County, and the collar counties. The chapter hosts an annual golf outing and holiday gathering.
Downstate Illinois Chapter
The Downstate Chapter represents IGFOA members outside of the Chicago metropolitan area and reflects the diversity of Illinois from Galena to Carbondale and Quincy to Danville. The newest Downstate group is the Rock River Region, with members from the Rockford area. This chapter hosts regional luncheon programs, seminars and conferences. Scholarships - 2017 Annual Conference The Illinois Government Finance Officers Association - Downstate Chapter will award up to four scholarships to first time public-sector attendees for the registration fee at the IGFOA Annual Conference in Peoria, IL on September 17 – 19, 2017. Each public-sector entity may be awarded only one scholarship. The scholarship recipient is responsible for any transportation and hotel costs. For requirements and application form for the Downstate Chapter Scholarship, click here.
South Metro Chapter
The South Metro Chapter includes members from Lyons to Joliet to Sauk Village. This chapter typically holds luncheon programs on the even ­numbered months, hosts a half-day professional development seminar, and an annual holiday gathering. Scholarships - 2017 Annual Conference The Illinois Government Finance Officers Association - South Metro Chapter will award up to five scholarships to first time public-sector attendees for the registration fee at the IGFOA Annual Conference in Peoria, IL on September 17 – 19, 2017. Each public-sector entity may be awarded only one scholarship. The scholarship recipient is responsible for any transportation and hotel costs. For requirements and application form for the South Metro Chapter Scholarship, click here.
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