Chapter Leadership

2022‐2023 Program Year

Chapter President

Caitlin H. McGurn, CPA,PMP,CISA
Guidehouse

Chapter Vice President

Wendy J. Allen, CGFM, CPA
KPMG LLP

Chapter President-Elect

Lal M. Harter, CICA
USCIS

Chapter Vice President

Gary Wong, CGFM
Grant Thornton

Chapter Vice President

Myriam Galvan-Zambrana
Grant Thornton

Immediate Past President

Al Pavot
SEC

Secretary

Heather L. Moreland, CGFM
KPMG LLP

Treasurer-Elect

Shawn Syed
Syed and Associates

National Council of Chapters Representative

Paul M. Marshall, CGFM, CPA, CIA, CICA
MIL Corporation

Chapter Treasurer

Chi Okonkwo, CGFM
NASA Headquarters

Monthly Luncheon Program

Frank E. Petersen III, CGFM
NASA-Headquarters

Member Networking Events

Anthony Richards
DLR Fed Consulting

Monthly Luncheon Program

Peter O'B. Moore, CGFM
Dept of the Treasury - Bureau of Fiscal Service

Monthly Luncheon Program

Paul Lionikis
Cotton, A Sikich Company

Member Networking Events

Crystal Wolf, CGFM, CPA, CICA, CGM
Guidehouse

Monthly Luncheon Live Operations

Victoria C. Abril

Monthly Luncheon Live Operations

Emma Pollock

Monthly Luncheon Live Operations

Craig Freeman

Publication Columnist

Simcha L. Kuritzky, CGFM, CPA
CGI Federal

Monthly Luncheon Virtual

Amanda R. Chait, CGFM
Cotton & Company LLP

Monthly Luncheon Virtual

Wendy H. Schiffman
KPMG

Monthly Luncheon Virtual

Matt Gorman
Cotton, A Sikich Company

Member Networking Events

David Baskin, CPA
Guidehouse

Monthly Luncheon Virtual

Alexis S. Alfaro-Trejo, CGFM
KPMG LLP

Monthly Luncheon Live Operations

Dan Lange
KPMG LLP

Member Networking Events

Manoj Mirchandani
KPMG, LLP

Monthly Luncheon Virtual

Areeba Rizvi
KPMG LLP

ACE Reporting

Paterne A.C.K. Koukpesso, CGFM
Premier Group Services Inc

Monthly Luncheon Program

Bo Shevchik, CGFM, PMP
Federal Reserve Bank of St Louis

CGFM Director & PDT Co-Chair

Sara Specht, CGFM, CFE, CPA
Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLc

Annual Training

Brittany Hopwood, CGFM, CPA, CISA
KPMG

Director

Niyair Lanise Morris
Guidehouse

CGFM Director & PDT Co-Chair

Debbi Thomas, CGFM, CPA
RMA Associates LLC

Annual Training

Christy Beck, CGFM, CPA, CISA, CFE
CLA

Annual Training

Sophie S. Cutler

Webinars

Danielle Burrell
Dept of Housing & Urban Development

Student Accounting Intern

Xinyu Zhang

Annual Training

Annalena Winer, CGFM
CGI Federal

Annual Training

Tonya Chase Baker, CGFM
Guidehouse

Annual Training

Orinda Basha, CGFM, CPA, CDFM
CLA

Webinars

Mona Amatie, CGFM
Architect of the Capitol

Annual Training

John L. Hooley, CGFM
MIL Corporation

Community Service

LaVerne Mason, CGFM
BDO Public Sector LLP

Community Service

Maurice D. Preston, CGFM
Guidehouse

Communications

Melanie Geesaman, CGFM, CPA, PMP
Guidehouse

Education

Christy Beck, CGFM, CPA, CISA, CFE
CLA

Membership

Giovanni Leon
KPMG

Membership

Emily S. Law, CPA
KPMG

Chapter Historian

Eileen W. Parlow, CGFM, CPA
SEC

Chapter Historian

Joseph M. Peter, CGFM
Architect of the Capitol

Audit

Shawn Syed
Syed and Associates

Awards

Catherine Gao, CGFM
FDIC OIG

Awards

Rick Webster, CGFM
ATF

Awards

Joseph M. Peter, CGFM
Architect of the Capitol

Bylaws & Procedures

Christy Beck, CGFM, CPA, CISA, CFE
CLA

Citizen Centric Report

Robert E. Garcia, CGFM, CPA
Library of Congress

Mentorships

Maura L. Russell, CGFM
BDO LLP

Mentorships

Stacey Ferris
HKA

Mentorships

Paterne A.C.K. Koukpesso, CGFM
Premier Group Services Inc

Newsletter Editor

Monique C. Llanos
The MIL Corporation

Newsletter Editor

Erin Cooper
MIL Corporation

Newsletter Editor

Thomas Chin
Department of Defense

Awards Gala

Orinda Basha, CGFM, CPA, CDFM
CLA

Awards Gala

Julia Duquette
Grant Thornton

Awards Gala

Cherry Ung
TBA

Social Media

Tharana Karzai
The MIL Corporation

Social Media

Kevin Katindig, CGFM
KPMG LLP

Social Media

Radhika H. Patel
Guidehouse

Sponsorships

Hollyann Morton
MIL Corp

Sponsorships

Paul M. Marshall, CGFM, CPA, CIA, CICA
MIL Corporation

Sponsorships

Cherry Ung
TBA

Sponsorships

Shannon M. Gatz
Ernst & Young, LLP

Sponsorships

Lora Pickard
MIL Corporation

Webmaster

Leigha Kiger
Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board

Webmaster

Marie Butler, CGFM
USDA / OCFO

Webmaster

Niyair Lanise Morris
Guidehouse