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

AGA’s national president serves a one-year term and chairs the NGB. Our 2020–2021 president is Wendy Morton-Huddleston, CGFM, PMP.

Wendy is an Advisory Principal and Risk Service Line Leader in Grant Thornton Public Sector LLC.  Wendy has over 25 years of experience providing insights to federal, state, local and not-for-profit clients.  Wendy’s professional experience is in enterprise risk management, business process optimization, project management, financial management, internal controls, grants management and strategic planning.  Wendy served as president of the 2,200-member Washington, D.C. chapter of AGA from 2016-2017.  Wendy is a United Way National Capital Area (NCA) board member and an executive sponsor or ally for the following Business Resource Groups:  Women, African-Americans, Equality GT and Veterans. 

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Ann_Ebberts 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.

PDT 2020 President Gavel Exchange

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