President’s Message
September 2017

The summer is over and everybody is back to school.

On September 13th the Chapter will open the new education year with a class on Advanced Excel with instructor Gregory Cleveland.  It is a live meeting and a lunch at ASU Skysong 1, room 301 Ingenuity. Please visit our website to register.

The new scholarship application is available for download on our website under Our Chapter/ Scholarship. The deadline is December 31, 2017. Please pass the word to anybody who is working on their undergraduate/ graduate degree in Accounting, Finance and Public Administration.

It is my pleasure to announce that Kelly Alkhoury joined the Chapter’s Board as the Scholarship Committee Chair.

There are still other open position on the Board and if you interested please contact us at .

A reminder that the CGFM class is opens for registration; don’t miss this great opportunity to prepare for the next chapter in your professional development.

Looking forward to see you soon!

Thank you for supporting the Phoenix Chapter!

Gergana Kovatcheva, CPA, CGFM       


AGA Phoenix Chapter


Chapter News

CGFM Revew Course - Registration closing September 30, 2017
Scholarship opportunity for undergraduate / graduate students.
Phoenix AGA's CCR is now available. 

Upcoming Events

Auditing Relevance and Reliability of Performance Information

Participants will learn about:

  • Applying criteria for assessing the relevance and reliability of performance information
  • Determining the relevance of performance measures for managing and improving government programs
  • Defining objectives, scope, and methods for performing   audits related to assessing the quality of performance information
  • Auditing, or self-assessing the reliability of a government organization’s performance measures

Location: SkySong - Room SS1 301 Ingenuity
Date: October 11, 2017
CGFM Review Course

Description: Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM) review course. Participate in five full days (8 AM to 5 PM) of an instructor led review course to prepare to sit for and take the CGFM exams. 

Location: 800 W. Washington St., Phoenix, AZ 85007
Date: October 30, 2017 – November 3, 2017
Who's on Your Bench? - Tips for Succession Planning

Staff and leadership development

Location: Arizona Department of Education - Room 312
Date: November 15, 2017
Cost Allocation

Details coming soon.

Location: SkySong - Room SS3 135 Synergy II
Date: December 6, 2017
Grants Management

Details coming soon.

Location: SkySong - Room SS1 301 Ingenuity
Date: January 10, 2018

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