Minnesota Government Finance Officers Association

Promoting excellence and leadership in the government finance profession


The MNGFOA is managed and lead by many talented individual members who volunteer their time and personal efforts to serve on one of the organizations many committees to enhance the benefits of the organization to its members. Below is a list of the committees and the functions they perform. If you would like to see a list of the current members that make up any particular Committee, just click on the "Current Members" link. If you are interested in serving on any of the Standing or Special Committees, please contact the respective Committee Chair.

Executive Committee

The Executive Committee is made up of the officers of the organization that are elected to a one year term and include the President, President-Elect, Secretary, and Treasurer. Also a part of the Executive Committee are the Past President, the State Representative, and two At-Large members. The Executive Committee is responsible for conducting the business of the Association. Follow this link to learn more about the different executive committee positions and their duties.           
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Conference Committee

The MNGFOA sponsors a conference that is held annually. The Annual Conference Committee bears the primary responsibility of selecting topics and speakers for the conference. The Committee is also actively involved in all other aspects of the conference coordination, planning, and implementation.
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Program Committee

The Program Committee is responsible for arranging speakers for the monthly meetings. The variety of topics presented throughout the year include technical subjects, professional development, and current events. The Program Committee coordinates with the Conference Committee those topics to be presented.
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Education Committee

The Education Committee is responsible for addressing the training issues and concerns for the membership. This includes coordinating all aspects of each training event (excluding the annual conference) including scheduling the trainings, making site arrangements, obtaining trainers/instructors, processing registrations, and acting as moderator at each session.
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Mentorship Committee

The Mentorship Committee helps engage our members in developing our future and the future of local government finance in Minnesota.

Social Committee

The Social Committee plans and organizes social activities for the membership through the year. Such activities have included the annual golf outing and group trips to sporting events.

Student Outreach Committee

The Student Outreach Committee is responsible for connecting with students to introduce them to career possibilities in government finance.  Committee members attend career fairs and on-campus events, and also promote the John B. Lilja Undergraduate Scholarship.
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Technology Committee

The Technology Committee was established as a standing committee in 2006. Its purpose is to ensure that the MNGFOA utilizes the internet efficiently and effectively to educate and communicate with the membership by maintaining the organization's website, and exploring and utilizing relevant web based technologies.
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