Professional Education Committee

Provides technical, informational and skill-building courses widely recognized for quality, relevance to current needs and contribution to individual professional development. 

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  1. Allen Altic Allen Altic, Member Village of Bloomingdale, Assistant Finance Director
  2. Jon Beckmann Jon Beckmann, Member Waukegan Park District, Superintendent of Finance & Administration, MBA
  3. David Erb David Erb, Member Village of Mount Prospect, Finance Director
  4. RuthAnne Hall, CPPO RuthAnne Hall, CPPO, Member Lake County, Purchasing Manager
  5. Jennifer S Johnson Jennifer S Johnson, Member City of Champaign, Administrative Services Supervisor
  6. Andrea Lamberg Andrea Lamberg, Member City of Park Ridge, Finance Director
  7. Fred Lantz Fred Lantz, Member Sikich LLP, Partner in Charge, Government Services
  8. Brian LeFevre Brian LeFevre, Member Sikich LLP, Partner
  9. Michael Malatt Michael Malatt, Member Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP, Senior Manager
  10. Laura Mishlove Laura Mishlove, Member Wintrust Government Funds, Senior Vice President
  11. Jason Perry Jason Perry, Member Azavar Government Solutions, President
  12. Patrice Sutton Patrice Sutton, Member Lake County, Finance Director/CFO
  13. Kathy Thomas Kathy Thomas, Member Ice Miller LLP, Practice Group Specialist
  14. Mary L Tomanek Mary L Tomanek, Member Graystone Consulting, Institutional Consultant
  15. Lawrence White Lawrence White, Member Chapman and Cutler LLP, Partner
  16. Rachel Musiala Rachel Musiala, Chairperson Village of Hoffman Estates, Director of Finance
  17. Tricia Dubiel Tricia Dubiel, Board Liaison Bolingbrook Park District, Superintendent of Business & Finance
  18. Diane Gillian Lantz Diane Gillian Lantz, Staff Illinois Government Finance Officers Association, IGFOA Executive Director
  19. Ruth Limpers Ruth Limpers, Staff Illinois Government Finance Officers Association, Senior Association Manager

This Committee is organized in teams to deliver year round training to IGFOA members:

  • Accounting and Financial Reporting team
  • Budget team
  • Cash and Investments team
  • Conference program team
  • Debt management team
  • Illinois Public Pension team
  • Management and leadership team
  • Revenue team
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