John D. Fishbein is a Senior Manager with GFOA’s Technical Services Center. Mr. Fishbein is responsible for the day-to-day operation of GFOA's Distinguished Budget Presentation Awards Program.  Mr. Fishbein came to GFOA in 2002 with more than 14 years of practical, public-sector budget experience. He is the author of GFOA's recent publication on Preparing High Quality Budget Documents and serves as staff to GFOA's standing Committee on Governmental Budgeting and Fiscal Policy. Mr. Fishbein frequently speaks on budget-related topics to state associations and is a regular instructor for GFOA's national training seminar on Effective Budget Presentation.