Committees

Ashlan Troutman-Webb

Annual Conference
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.

Jennifer Fricks

Annual Conference
Co-Chairperson: Jennifer Fricks
Finance Director
City of Social Circle
Phone; (770) 464-6925

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, MPA, CGFM, CPFO
Public Service Associate, Financial Management Training Program
Carl Vinson Institute of Government
Phone: (678) 622-3756

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.
Holly Murkerson

Communications
Chairperson: Holly Murkerson
Finance Director
Grady County Board of Directors
Phone: (229) 377-1512

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.
Carlos Encinas
Government Relations/Strategic Planning
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.
Shenandra Usher
Membership
Chairperson: Shenandra Usher
Accounting Director
City of Decatur
Phone: (678) 533-6503

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.