AGA Boston Chapter announces a Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM) examination virtual preparatory program!

This program will provide robust training to assist government professionals to prepare for the required three CGFM examinations.

For more information, the chapter will be hosting a virtual informative Lunch and Learn session on Tuesday, January 16, 2024 from 12-1:00. If you would like to learn more about the CGFM certification please send an email to agaboston.education@gmail.com to receive a meeting invite.

For more information, see this informative flyer in .PDF format.
 


AGA Boston Chapter in the Boston Globe!

(12/21/2023)

Thank you, AGA Boston Chapter members and friends! The chapter made the Boston Globe on December 16th for our holiday party support of Globe Santa! For information about this charity and to donate, please visit the Globe Santa Website.


AGA's Accountability Talks Podcast! 

(12/12/2023)

On Episode 123 of the podcast, AGA chats with the AGA Boston Chapter's current President, Sarah Mongeau, and President-Elect, Yoko McCarthy, about their chapter's history and future!

 


Chapter Awards 2023

(7/16/2023)

Congratulations to the AGA Boston Chapter on receiving the AGA Chapter Communications Award for the past program year! The Communications Award is a holistic award where a panel of AGA staff reviewed the chapter’s website, member communication, and social media platforms. 

The Achievements in Chapter Excellence (ACE) Awards Program recognizes individual chapter performance and provides a standard by which each AGA chapter maintains a well-rounded operation for the professional growth of its members.

Find out more about this award: https://www.agacgfm.org/About/Recognition/OtherAwards.aspx.

 


List of 2023-2024 Program Year Candidates

(5/5/2023)

The AGA Boston Chapter puts forward the following list of candidates to its members for its officers and vice presidents for the 2023-2024 program year:
 

Chapter Officers:

President-Elect – Yoko McCarthy

Secretary – Elaine Silva

Treasurer – Male Kamya

National Council of Chapters (NCC) Representative – Patrick Sullivan
 

Chapter Vice Presidents:

VP Administration and Finance – Peter Scavotto

VP Education and Programs – Aprel McCabe

VP Communications – Ben Howe
 

Chapter members also interested in serving in one of these positions, or interested in volunteering with the Chapter, should contact the Chair of the Nominating Committee, Sarah Mongeau, President Elect for the 2023-2024 program year, at Sarah.Mongeau@sao.state.ma.us. The comment period for these nominations ends at the end of the day on Wednesday, May 10th. 

 


Virtual Winter Seminar

CGFM Virtual Panel

Wednesday, March 8, 2023, 12:00 pm

(2/11/2023)

The AGA Boston Chapter would like to invite you to a virtual panel featuring experienced AGA members and guests from AGA National to speak about the value of the CGFM designation. To learn more and register, please refer to our Event Calendar

 


Virtual Winter Seminar

Thursday, March 2, 2023

(1/24/2023)

AGA Boston is pleased to announce its next event! More information is available on our Event Calendar page.
 


AGA Boston Chapter Scholarships

(1/9/2023)

The AGA Boston Chapter is offering two $1,500 scholarships this year! The application deadline is May 15, 2023.  Apply Now! 

For more information, or to apply for a scholarship, please visit:

https://www.agacgfm.org/Chapters/Boston-Chapter/OurChapter/Boston-Chapter-Scholarships.aspx
 


CCR Recognition of Excellence - 2022-2023

(12/22/2022)

AGA's Citizen-Centric Reporting (CCR) Program encourages chapters to publish an annual CCR. The four-page report is designed to be visually appealing and provides understandable information to citizens about the financial condition and performance of a chapter.

We are pleased to announce that the Boston Chapter has received AGA's CCR Recognition of Excellence for this program year. See the Citizen Centric Reporting page for this recognition.
 


Save the Date! Virtual Winter Seminar

Thursday, March 2, 2023

(12/17/2022)

AGA Boston is pleased to announce planning has begun for its next event!

Virtual Winter Seminar: Tentative Event Title "Preparing for the Unknown"
Date: Thursday, March 2, 2023
Tentative CPE: Six (6)
Topics under consideration: Leadership through change, change and its impact on internal controls, and ethical considerations during change. 

Please check back again soon for more information!
 


AGA Boston Recruitment Month - Extended to December 2022

(12/9/2022)

AGA helps new members advance, grow, and accelerate their careers!

AGA National has challenged AGA Boston to work together to see if everyone in our chapter can recruit one new member this year. So this year, we are upping the offer by throwing in prizes to our supporting members!

Recruitment Prizes

To the chapter member who recruits the most members for us in the month of December, we are awarding your efforts with prizes such as AGA swag (AGA branded bag and notebook), as well as an Amazon gift card! 

If you recruit a new member, please ask that individual to note you as their sponsor when they become members!

Visit https://www.agacgfm.org/Chapters/Boston-Chapter/Membership/Membership.aspx for more information on how to join AGA!

Thank you!
 


AGA Boston Chapter Holiday Party: December 1, 2022

(11/4/2022)

Save the date! AGA's holiday luncheon is scheduled for December 1, 2022. Our guest speaker is Stephen Anzalone, Assistant Director of the Bureau of Special investigations for the Office of the State Auditor, and will present "Public Benefits Fraud." 
 


Upcoming Community Service Events 

(10/29/2022)

  • Wreaths Across America: Deadline November 28, 2022 | Download flyer
  • AGA Boston Chapter Holiday Party: December 1, 2022  | Download flyer
     

AGA's New Branding 

(10/3/2022)

The Association of Government Accountants (AGA) 2022 National Leadership Training (NLT) was the first AGA event held onsite since NLT 2020. During this event, AGA unveiled its new branding, motto, and mission statement. Formerly the Association of Government Accountants, the network for financial management professionals is now known simply as AGA with each letter standing for an important guiding principle: Advance. Grow. Accelerate.

For more information on the AGA's new branding, please view the following video | March 11, 2022
 


Chapter Community Service 

(9/12/2022)

In remembrance to the 21st anniversary of 9/11, the Community Service Committee would like to challenge our members to partake in an act of kindness and giving. | Read more


Save the Date!

(9/9/2022)

AGA Boston Chapter - Fall Fraud Seminar

October 20, 2022, 8:50 AM - 4:00 PM

  • Virtual Event
  • 7 High-Quality CPEs
  • Cost: $75 (AGA members) $125 (non-members)

 

(Registration is closed)
 

Fall Fraud Seminar Replays Available!

Can't make the Chapter's "live" event on October 20? We have scheduled two replays of the event in November for your convenience!

For more information and to register, please visit the following links:


Announcing New AGA Boston YouTube Channel 

(9/8/2022)

AGA Boston Chapter is pleased to announce that we have created a new YouTube channel where we will post some of our past educational events for you to view for FREE!  

To start, we have added our three 2022 and 2021 virtual career panels that were held in support of AGA's Council for the Advancement of Women.

All you need to do to watch a sessions is to register for it, then you be given access to the content. 

  • Moving from the Middle Virtual Panel: March 2022 | Register
  • Elevating Your Career through Mentorship Virtual Panel: December 2021 | Register
  • Elevating Your Career Virtual Panel: July 2021 | Register