Committees

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Task Force
  1. Nadine Johnson Nadine Johnson, Chairperson First Midwest Bank, Senior Vice President
Growth & Engagement Network
  1. Nicole Larson Nicole Larson, Chairperson, Board Liaison Village of Glencoe, Finance Director
  2. Andrew Kim Andrew Kim, Co-Chair PMA Financial Network, LLC, Director, Public Finance
Website Redesign Task Force
The IGFOA Website Redesign Task Force was created in 2019 and has since participated in long and thoughtful meetings to design a more functional, user-friendly, and updated website. The final redesign layout was presented to IGFOA’s website host and support firm, Spinutech mid-January of 2021. IGFOA leadership hopes the redesigned website will go live during 2021.
  1. Elizabeth Holleb Elizabeth Holleb, Chairperson, Board Liaison City of Lake Forest, Finance Director
Legislative Committee
Serves as the Association's voice in the state and federal legislation process and develops relations with state constitutional offices in order to communicate local government views and promote sound government financial policies.
  1. William McCarty II William McCarty II, Chairperson, Board Liaison City of Springfield, Director - Office of Budget and Management
  2. Christopher Minick Christopher Minick, Co-Chair City of Aurora, Chief Financial Officer
Membership Committee
Works to encourage membership participation in Illinois GFOA activities and attract new members.
  1. Linda Dalton Linda Dalton, Chairperson Village of Woodridge, Accounting Manager
  2. Linda J Barnes Linda J Barnes, Co-Chair City of Rock Island, Accounting Supervisor
Nominating Committee
  1. Kevin Wachtel Kevin Wachtel, Chairperson Village of Orland Park, Finance Director
Partners' Forum
Advise the Executive Board, as requested, on matters pertaining to Partner Program, Associate members' dues, benefits, and participation in the Annual Conference and other training events. Also assists with retention of Partners and Indivual members and outreach to potential members.
  1. William J Sarb William J Sarb, Chairperson RSM US LLP, Senior Manager
  2. Michelle Binns Michelle Binns, Co-Chair PFM , Senior Managing Consultant
Past Presidents' Circle
An informal network of Past Presidents, this Circle is an effort to recognize the contributions of our Past Presidents and draw on their knowledge of the association and profession. Typically meets at least once each year in late summer.
  1. Kevin Wachtel Kevin Wachtel, Chairperson Village of Orland Park, Finance Director
Professional Education Committee
Provides technical, informational and skill-building courses widely recognized for quality, relevance to current needs and contribution to individual professional development. IGFOA Power Point Template How to View/Download Your CPE Certificates
  1. Rachel Musiala Rachel Musiala, Chairperson Village of Hoffman Estates, Director of Finance
Technical Accounting Review Committee (TARC)
Monitors and comments on activities and rulings of the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB). The committee provides testimony on GASB standards and educates the IGFOA membership on those standards. Rebuild Illinois Bond Funds to Local Public Agencies JOINT WHITE PAPER FOR GASB 84 WITH THE ILLINIOS CPA SOCIETY AUDITOR RELATIONSHIP (Guide to Selecting an Auditor) DUPAGE WATER COMMISSION REFUND GASB EXPOSURE DRAFTS - IGFOA Responses GASB 33 IMPACT ON PROPERTY TAX RECOGNITION IN IL - Joint Response by IGFOA & ILCPA GASB (ITC) ON THE FINANCIAL REPORTING MODEL - TARC Response GASB LINKS IMET LIQUIDATING TRUST - Recommended Practice for Treatment of Balances IMPLEMENTING GASB STATEMENTS - TARC Resources A NEW FINANCIAL REPORTING MODEL FOR GOVERNMENTAL FUNDS PPRT REVENUE MISALLOCATION - TARC Recommended Accounting Treatment PPRT REVENUE MISALLOCATION UPDATE - TARC Recommended Accounting Treatment PUBLIC ACT 100-0023 - TARC Recommended Accounting Treatment SAS 112 RESOURCES TECHNICAL ACCOUNTING REVIEW COMMITTEE COMMENTS ON...
  1. Christina Coyle Christina Coyle, Chairperson Village of Glen Ellyn, Finance Director
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