CHAPTERS and NETWORKING GROUPS
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
Chicago Metropolitan Chapter
The Chicago Metro Chapter boasts over 450 members from the northern
Illinois border, as far west as Rockford, Chicago, Cook County,
and the ever-expanding collar counties. The chapter meets throughout
the year and hosts Hot topic seminars, an annual golf outing and
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. This chapter hosts a winter
meeting and summer conference (including golf outing), as well as
South Metropolitan Chapter
The South Metro Chapter includes members from Lyons to Joliet to Sauk Village. This chapter typically
meets the first Friday of even-numbered months and hosts an annual
golf outing and holiday gathering, as well as periodic seminars and social events.
IGFOA sponsors an informal network of professional staff that work in local government finance departments, including but not limited to Assistant Finance Directors, Deputy Finance Directors, Assistant Superintendents of Finance or Business Services, Accounting Managers, Division Managers, Accountants, Analysts, and more. The Assistants Network is coordinated by the Assistants' Representative to the Executive Board with assistance from volunteers within the network.
Downtown Chicago Network
Finance officers and professional staff from large municipalities, special districts, regional and state government are invited to exchange information and ideas while networking at luncheon meetings.