The Association of Government Accountants (AGA) Baton Rouge Chapter is a professional organization that serves the educational needs of professionals in the government financial management community by providing appropriate, relevant, and timely education, fostering professional development and certification and supporting emerging standards and research to advance government accountability.


Since 1950, the Association of Government Accountants has been--and remains today--the educational organization dedicated to the enhancement of public financial management. AGA serves the professional interests of financial managers, from local, state and federal governments, as well as public accounting firms, responsible for effectively using billions of dollars and other monetary resources every day.



Chapter News

AGA LEAD! 2019

Three representatives from the Baton Rouge Chapter, Carolyn Young, Marella Houghton, and Carissa Wesley, attended the first ever AGA LEAD! 2019 training held in Kansas City, Missouri on April 25, 2019 through April 27, 2019. Chapter President-Elect, Marella Houghton, gave a presentation to other Chapter and National Leaders about the Baton Rouge Chapter’s Scholarship Endowment Program.


Presentation of Scholarship Awards

On April 23, 2019 two representatives from the Baton Rouge Chapter, Carolyn Young-White and Marella Houghton, attended the Louisiana State University Banquet of Scholarships to award two young accounting majors, Mr. Blake Nolan and Mr. Jon Ruello, a scholarship of $750 each.  Also in April, Ms. Centillia Battiste presented three young accounting majors with scholarships at the Nicholl's State University Honors Banquet.  This years recipients were Ms. Megan White, Ms. Blair Verdun, and Ms. Emily Boudreaux.

Scholarship Applications Due April 1, 2019

The Baton Rouge Chapter of AGA offers several scholarships to college students who meet certain criteria.  The deadline for filing this application is April 1, 2019.  Please click the title above for additional information.

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