Contributors to the GFOA Financial Recovery Website

James Garnett, Professor of Public Policy and Administration, Rutgers University at Camden. Author of Communicating for Results in Government: A Strategic Approach for Public Managers and Commissioning Editor of the Handbook of Administrative Communication. Former Program Assistant to the Governor, State of New York, and consultant to federal, state, and municipal governments.


Mark A. Glaser, Professor and Corinne Bannon, Research Associate. Hugo Wall School of Urban and Public Affairs, Wichita State University. A research paper that provides details related to this discussion can be found here.


Richard Longworth, author of Caught in the Middle: America's Heartland in the Age of Globalism


Douglas C. Robinson and Charles L. Sizemore, authors of Boom or Bust: Understanding and Profiting from a Changing Consumer Economy


Robert E. Lee. DPA, ICMA-CM, Professor of Practice, Senior Executive in Residence,  Executive Director, Center for Florida Local government Excellence, Florida State University


Girard Miller is senior strategist at the PFM Group. He can be reached at This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .


Kristin M. Howlett, PMP is the Customer Relationship/311 Manager for CH2M Hill. Robyn L. Raschke, PhD., CPA is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Accounting University of Nevada Las Vegas. Kristin and Robyn co-authored “An Activity Based Framework for Business Process Evaluation: Case Study of a County’s Evaluation of an Integrated Court System,” which was presented at Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences


Suzanne Leland is an Associate Professor in the Political Science Department at University of North Carolina at Charlotte who studies state and local government administration and urban policy.


Kurt Thurmaier is a Professor and the Director of the Division of Public Administration at Northern Illinois University