History

Whereof what's past is prologue, what to come in yours and my discharge - Shakespeare

Dallas became AGA Chapter 16 on November 14, 1956, the first in Texas with an initial membership of 36.  We have celebrated many successes over these 60 years.  We are very proud to have lifetime members that are still active in the chapter and attend monthly luncheons.  I am sure they will be happy to regale you with tales of yesteryear and talk out how different the government financial profession is today.  

This history is dedicated to all the past and present members with the hope that it will inspire the future members to keep the Dallas AGA chapter a worthwhile and successful organization.  

Please provide any corrections or if you would like us to memorialize an event or person in our history, email laura.velez@ice.dhs.gov.

Past Presidents

 

Introduction
      Introduction


Foundation
      Dallas becomes Chapter 16 - November 1956


2010 - current
      PDC returned to Dallas in 2013.


2000-2010
      The Chapter marked its 50th anniversary in 2006.


The Nineties
      We rose to new highs at the top of the Dallas skyline beginning in January 1996 by moving regular luncheon meetings and training sessions to the City Club on the 69th floor of the Bank of America Building.


The Eighties
      The decade of the 80's saw many changes in the trends and directions of AGA and the Dallas Chapter.


The Seventies
      1978-79 the chapter probably hit its highest membership. Under John L. Hood's leadership we reached 247 members.


The Sixties
      Topic in September 1960 - "Computers and the Federal Government".

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