A list of VGFOA committees is presented below. Click on the committee link to see a list of the officers and members of each, and a description of what they do. If you are interested in serving on a VGFOA committee, please contact that specific committee's chair.
- Associate Member Relations Committee
Committee Purpose: To ensure associate members and prospective vendors for membership are provided with pathways to illustrate their goods/services, provide educational and technical resources and contribute appropriately for such access to the full membership. This committee coordinates and helps promote the exhibit booths and sponsorship opportunities available for the spring and fall conferences.
- Communications Committee
Committee Purpose: To provide oversight for content of communications to the VGFOA Membership (including e-mail distributions, VGFOA Newsletters) and the technical manner in which such content and other information can be maintained on the Website.
- Conference Committee
Committee Purpose: To provide oversight for the spring and fall conferences, including securing the event location and formulating agenda. This committee provides recommendations to the Executive Board for the fall and spring conferences regarding location, facility arrangements, conference fees, keynote and session speakers, CPE credits offered, accommodations for speakers, and reimburseable expenses.
- Education Committee
Committee Purpose: To formulate a structured educational training schedule that includes at a minimum the Virginia Government Finance Officers Certificate (VGFOC) Program, and other targeted training classes. This committee submits courses and electives for approval by the Executive Board for the VGFOA Certificate program and maintains a rolling five-year plan for the achievement of completing the Certificate program.
- Legislative Committee
Committee Purpose: To remain apprised of State and Federal legislation impacts, particularly items with significant fiscal impact and/or any other impacts that may be imposed upon governmental entities. This committee formulates education and communication strategies to keep the membership informed of these updates.
- Membership and Awards Committee
Committee Purpose: To recruit and retain full, lifetime and past president membership through provision of member-benefit services, including alumni-benefit services. This committee provides oversight on the structured awards program and provides recommendations of award recipients to the Executive Board for approval and subject to budget appropriations.
- Regional Organizations Committee
Committee Purpose: To be the primary liaison between the Executive Board and the four Regional Organizations - Northern Virginia (NOVA), Central Virginia, Hampton Roads and Southwest Virginia - and provide networking and training programs to members and prospective members at the regional level. The Regional Organizations Chair oversees the four Regional Organizations, while each Regional Coordinator and respective Committee members organize educational training events within their region.
- Standard Setting Committee
Committee Purpose: To remain apprised of activities of standard setting authorities (e.g., GASB) that may impact governmental entities. This committee conducts research to enable VGFOA to formulate a position on standards and supports formulation of education and communication strategies to best inform members in a timely manner. The committee reviews Exposure Drafts and formulates an official VGFOA response by the comment deadline.