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. Jon Beckmann Jon Beckmann, Member, Board Liaison Waukegan Park District, Superintendent of Finance & Administration, MBA
  2. Andrew D Brown Andrew D Brown, Member Village of Tinley Park, Assistant Treasurer/Assistant Finance Director
  3. Tricia Dubiel Tricia Dubiel, Member Bolingbrook Park District, Superintendent of Business & Finance
  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. Frederick G Lantz Frederick G Lantz, Member Sikich LLP, Partner in Charge, Government Services
  7. Brian LeFevre Brian LeFevre, Member Sikich LLP, Partner
  8. Michael Malatt Michael Malatt, Member Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP, Senior Manager
  9. Laura Mishlove Laura Mishlove, Member PNC Bank, Senior Vice President , Public Finance
  10. Patrice Sutton Patrice Sutton, Member Lake County, Finance Director/CFO
  11. Kathy Thomas Kathy Thomas, Member Ice Miller LLP, Practice Group Specialist
  12. Mary L Tomanek Mary L Tomanek, Member Institutional Consultant
  13. Lawrence White Lawrence White, Member Chapman and Cutler LLP, Partner
  14. Rachel Musiala Rachel Musiala, Chairperson Village of Hoffman Estates, Director of Finance
  15. William McCarty II William McCarty II, Board Liaison City of Springfield, Director - Office of Budget and Management
  16. Elizabeth S Beaty Elizabeth S Beaty, Staff Illinois GFOA, Senior Association Manager
  17. Diane Gillian Lantz Diane Gillian Lantz, Staff Illinois GFOA, IGFOA Executive Director
  18. Ruth Limpers Ruth Limpers, Staff Illinois GFOA

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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