Membership includes weekly email newsletter, weekly jobline newsletter, the on-line Membership Directory, access to the Knowledge Exchange, the Financial Services Guide, discounted seminar and conference fees, chapter membership, advocacy on financial and technical issues of importance to IGFOA members, numerous opportunities for professional skill building and networking and a resource for information on hot topics. Dues are paid on a calendar year basis January – December. Learn about the IGFOA »
MEMBERSHIP CATEGORIES AND POLICIES
Public Sector Membership is open to government finance professionals or other government employees representing villages, cities, townships, counties, park districts, library districts, fire prevention districts, state government, special districts, retirement systems, schools, colleges and universities. Membership in the Illinois GFOA can help you - as an individual responsible for government fiscal policy and management - to improve your knowledge, skills and performance and share resources with peers in other governments. Public Sector members are required to adhere to the GFOA Code of Professional Ethics. The Illinois GFOA and our members rely on mutual support to meet the ever-evolving challenges of government finance. Our staff and extremely active committees work together to plan, develop and administer services and programs in career development, technical assistance, publications and continuing public education credits.
Companies that provide finance and professional services to governments are encouraged to support IGFOA's mission to promote excellence in government finance by participating in the IGFOA Partner Program. In addition to the Sustaining Partner and the Associate Partner levels, an Individual Firm level is also available contact the IGFOA for additional information. IGFOA Executive Board policy requires that all Individual and Sponsoring Associate members adhere to the Associate Members Code of Conduct. By joining the Association, Associate members pledge to adhere to the Code of Conduct. Please review the Associate Members Code of Conduct before joining. IGFOA encourages Associate Members to become active volunteers in the association and to share their expertise to further the Association's mission. IGFOA Executive Board Policy on the Role of Associate Members clarifies the role vendors can serve on committees and chapter boards.
- Membership renewals are calendar year based, due January 1st of each year.
- IGFOA provides a sixty-day grace period to renew membership.
- Members that have not paid renewal dues by March 1st will be removed from the directory and membership privileges suspended.
- Members may reinstate membership at any point during the year by paying the appropriate full year’s membership fee.
- Members reinstated after March 1st are not eligible for any proration of dues or credit applied to subsequent dues year or other registration fees.