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Linda Cook

Annual Conference
Chairperson: Linda Cook
Finance Director
Putnam County
Phone: (706) 485-1879

Responsible for organizing an informative, educational annual conference in which relevant issues concerning cities, counties, and other governmental agencies are addressed.
Ashlan Troutman Webb

Annual Conference
Co-Chairperson: Ashlan Troutman Webb
Assistant Finance Director
City of Covington
Phone: (678) 212-6467

Responsible for organizing an informative, educational annual conference in which relevant issues concerning cities, counties, and other governmental agencies are addressed.

John Hulsey

Career Development
Chairperson: John G. Hulsey, CGFM
Public Service Assistant, Financial Management Training Program
Carl Vinson Institute of Government
Phone: (706) 201-8197

Responsible for improving the professional and technical expertise of government finance officials and those working with governments in various capacities through an expanded education program and other opportunities.
Ramona Carver

Communications
Chairperson: Ramona Carver
Accountant
City of Statesboro
Phone: (912) 764-0636

Responsible for providing a source of timely information concerning the organization, members, and any other relevant topics that affect the membership. Distribute this current information on the Web site, in the newsletter, and in special editions when appropriate. Also, to provide for posterity a written and photographic record including GGFOA membership, offices, meetings, and other significant events.
Peter Floyd
Government Relations/Strategic Planning
Chairperson: Peter Floyd
Partner
Alston & Bird, LLP
Phone: (404) 881-4510

Responsible for providing input into the legislative, executive, and judicial policy processes at the state and federal levels of government and focusing on laws and regulations that affect governmental finances. Committee also monitors the implementation of the goals of the strategic plan on a five-year interval.
Carlos Encinas
Government Relations/Strategic Planning
Co-Chairperson: Carlos Encinas
Senior Associate
Alston & Bird, LLP
Phone: (404) 881-7634

Responsible for providing input into the legislative, executive, and judicial policy processes at the state and federal levels of government and focusing on laws and regulations that affect governmental finances. Committee also monitors the implementation of the goals of the strategic plan on a five-year interval.
Judy Smith
Membership
Chairperson: Judy Smith
Finance Director
Jackson County Water & Sewerage Authority
Phone: (706) 367-1741

Responsible for increasing membership and involvement in the Association by broadening the base of participation and increasing awareness of the Association’s benefits.
Susan Van Nus

Scholarship/Awards
Chairperson: Susan Van Nus
Budget Analyst
City of Suwanee
Phone: (770) 945-8996

Responsible for encouraging the participation of governmental entities in the Government Finance Officers Distinguished Budget Presentation Award and Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting program, and for encouraging membership participation in GGFOA by providing a meaningful awards program recognizing contributions of individual members. Scholarships will be awarded recognizing outstanding performance by Georgia residents in undergraduate and/or graduate study in accounting/finance in order to encourage careers in the public finance arena.
Anna Payne
Technical Resources

Chairperson: Anna Payne
Financial Analyst II
Gwinnett County Government
Phone: (770) 822-7971

Responsible for serving the membership by responding to technical inquiries and requests for information and developing information resources needed by the government finance professional.