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VGFOA Executive Board

Officers 2014-2015:
President - Jon Munch
President Elect - Renee Hoover
Past President - Barbara Dameron
Treasurer - Terrie Pyeatt

Board Members/Directors:
Diane Bergeron
Tanya Burrell
Curtis Doughtie
Rebecca Forry
Jon McCubbin
Janet Romanchyk
Kathy Seay

Executive Secretary:
Kenneth Folk


VGFOA
Future Conferences

Spring Conferences:
- May 20-22, 2015
        Hilton Virginia Beach Oceanfront Hotel 
- May 4-6, 2016
        Hilton Virginia Beach Oceanfront Hotel
- May 10-12, 2017
        Hilton Virginia Beach Oceanfront Hotel

Fall Conferences:
- October 21-23, 2015
        Staunton Stonewall Jackson Hotel
- October 26-28, 2016
        Hilton Richmond Hotel & Spa/Short Pump
- October 24-26, 2018
        Hilton Richmond Hotel & Spa/Short Pump

 

Contact VGFOA

VGFOA
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Richmond, VA  23219
Phone:  804-249-4525
Fax:  804-783-2286
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2015 Membership Renewal

VGFOA Membership renewal will begin on January 1, 2015.  Members can renew online or by downloading a membership application at VGFOA Membership Information.

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2015 Certificate Course Schedule

The following is the schedule for 2015 Certificate courses, for planning purposes only.
2015 Dates Course Location
Jan 8-9 Virginia Government and Law Roanoke
Feb 19-20 Intermediate Governmental Accounting Roanoke
March 5-6 Virginia Government and Law Henrico
March 19-20 Grants Management Fairfax
April 23-24 Short Term Investments Fairfax
May 28-29 Cash Management and Banking Hanover
June 11-12 Advanced Governmental Accounting Newport News
June 25-26 How to Prepare a CAFR Roanoke
July 30-31 Issuing Debt and Debt Management Newport News
Aug 6-7 Internal Controls, Auditing and Fraud Fairfax
Sept 10-11 Operating and Capital Budgeting Henrico
Nov 5-6 Pension, Risk Management and Procurement Fairfax
Nov 12-13 Internal Controls, Auditing and Fraud Hanover
Dec 3-4 Human Resource Management Chesapeake

 CPFO Debt Management Exam Review Class

 Plans are underway to hold a day and half review class for the CPFO debt management exam in Charlottesville on March 5-6. More information will be posted to the website in early January. 

Stay tuned!

 

 Excel Level 1 Class

The GNAC will be offering an excel workshop for the Treasurers’ Association of Virginia at Radford University on January 8-9.  VGFOA members can take this class as an elective in the certification program by completing a short exam at the end of the class. 

For more information and to register for this class, click here.

 
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 NASBA Releases New Virginia CPE Tracking Tool

The Virginia Board of Accountancy (VBOA), in cooperation with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA), is now offering a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Tracking Tool for all active Virginia CPAs. This tool is available for your use at no charge and allows you to keep track of and store all of your CPE records in one location.  The CPE tracking tool is located at http://va.cpetracking.com

A user account has already been created for you.  You will need your Virginia CPA license number and Board issued password to log in to your account for the first time.  If you do not know your password, please contact the Virginia Board of Accountancy at 804-367-8505 or by e-mail at boa@boa.virginia.gov.

 

 IRS Sequestration Rate for 2015 Set at 7.3%

The IRS recently that announced that Interest Subsidy Payments for the period October 1, 2014 through September 30, 2015 will be reduced by 7.3%.   This is a slight increase in the “sequestration” rate of 7.2% in place from October 1, 2013 to September 30, 2014.  The result is an increase in interest costs to issuers of Build America Bonds (BABs) and other direct pay bonds such as Qualified School Construction Bonds (QSCB) and Qualified Zone Academy Bonds (QZAB).

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VGFOA Responds to GASB Exposure Drafts

VGFOA has released a response to GASB's Exposure Draft: proposed Statement of Government Accounting Concepts - Measurement of Elements of Financial Statements, along with a Response to GASB's Preliminary Views of the Governmental Accounting Standards Board on Fair Market Value and Application.

Copies of all the recent VGFOA responses are available under Association Positions. VGFOA position statements are developed by the Standards Setting Committee for the signature of the VGFOA President.
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