Monthly Council Meetings

The Council holds monthly meetings via Zoom where topics and discussion varies.

Upcoming Meetings

In the second half of FY23, FMC will meet January 26, February 23, March 30, April 27, May 25, and June 29.

Past Meetings

November 10, 2022

Presenters from Kennesaw State University, Georgia State University, and the University of Georgia presented on professional development opportunities relevant to government finance professionals.

October 5, 2022

Cindy Jones was introduced as the new President, and Peter Adams was announced as the President-elect.

August 2022

Eric Roach from the Government Finance Officers Association discussed the Certified Public Finance Officers (CPFO) program, and Kimberly Jones from AGA discussed the Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM) program.

June 2022

Dr. Robert Buschman from Georgia State University presented on Georgia revenue performance over the past three years and the outlook for future revenue collections.

May 2022

Jim Potvin, Executive Director of the Employees Retirement System shared information on recent law changes to the state’s retirement plans. Kris Martins, Deputy State Accounting Officer, presented on year-end close and GASB updates.

April 2022

Stephanie Beck and Meaghan Carver from OPB presented “FY 2022 Year End to FY 2024 Budget Development” and “Strategic Planning Update.”

March 2022

Commissioner Robyn Crittenden of the Department of Revenue presented an overview of the Department of Revenue.

February 2022

Kris Martins, Deputy State Accounting Officer, and Rachael Krizanek, Director of Internal Controls and Policy, from SAO presented “Internal Controls” and “Upcoming GASBs.”

January 2022

Richard Schneider and Jenna Wiese from the Office of the State Inspector General discussed business email compromise in state government.

November 2021

Stephanie Beck from the Governor’s Office of Planning and Budget and Randy Miller from Mythics presented the recent changes to the Planning and Budget Cloud Services (PBCS).

October 2021

Dominic Bruno from the Georgia Building Authority discussed current projects and upcoming plans for Capitol Hill.

June 2021

Dr. Robert Buschman from Georgia State University presented “To V or Not to V? The Shape of Georgia’s Economic Recovery from COVID Recession.

May 2021

Kris Martins, Deputy State Accounting Officer, presented on year-end close and GASB updates.

April 2021

Stephanie Beck and Jen Wade from OPB presented “FY 2021 Year End to FY 2023 Budget Development” and “Grant Programs.”

March 2021

Morgan Williams and Steve Geddes from the Department of Audits and Accounts presented: “Preparing for a Successful Single Audit, Robotic Process Automation and Introduction to the New Client Portal”

February 2021

Rachael Krizanek, Director of Internal Controls and Policy, from SAO presented presented “Internal Controls.”

January 2021

Deb Wallace and Jenna Wiese from the Office of the State Inspector General presented “Fraud Awareness”