Leadership

Per its bylaws, AGA is governed by a 17-member National Governing Board (NGB), made up of volunteer member leaders. Many members also take on leadership roles within the national organization through boards and committees that address certain issues or perform specific tasks, such as the FMSB or Journal Editorial Board.

AGA's National President

Melinda Miguel

AGA’s national president serves a one-year term and chairs the NGB. Our 2022–2023 president is Melinda Miguel, PMP, CIG. Melinda Miguel was appointed Chief Inspector General in the State of Florida by Governor Ron DeSantis effective January 8, 2019.  She also served in this role for two former Florida Governors – Governor Scott and Governor Crist.  Ms. Miguel has over 28 years of public service experience and served as the Inspector General for the following state government agencies:

  • State Board of Administration,
  • Florida Attorney General’s Office,
  • Department of Education; and,
  • Department of Elder Affairs.

Ms. Miguel has also served as Deputy IG for the Architect of the Capitol in Washington, D.C., and IG for the U.S. Government Publishing Office, also in D.C. Ms. Miguel received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics and a Graduate Certificate in Local Government Administration from Florida State University. Ms. Miguel holds several relevant professional certifications. Ms. Miguel is the past national President of the Association of Inspectors General and is a committed member of the Inspector General Community in our nation. 

AGA's CEO

Ann M. Ebberts, M.S., PMP

Ann M. Ebberts, M.S., PMP, joined AGA as CEO in October 2014. She has more than 30 years' management consulting experience with the federal government in financial management, financial process improvement, program evaluation and shared services. She also provided project management and advisory support services for the implementation of accounting, acquisition, travel and grant management systems.

Ebberts manages a staff of more than 20 people in Alexandria, Virginia, to accomplish the strategic goals of the NGB. AGA staff develops educational and networking events to inform members and interested parties of current legislation and key initiatives impacting the financial management community. The national office staff works closely with members as they join, become leaders in chapters, pursue certification, and attend education and training events, and they work with government officials in search of guidance on increasing accountability and transparency.

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AGA offers a variety of leadership positions at the chapter and national levels. Learn more about our leadership structure and the nominations process.

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