Ember Strange is the Chief Financial Officer for the City of North Little Rock, Arkansas. She has 17 years of experience in management and governmental accounting. Ember currently serves as the President of the Women’s Public Finance Network of the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA). Ember is the Vice Chair of GFOA’s Standing Committee on Accounting, Auditing and Financial Reporting. She is a past board member for the Arkansas GFOA. Ember also serves on the Board of Trustees for the Pension Management and OPEB Trusts through the Arkansas Municipal League. In 2017 Ember attended the Senior Executives in State and Local Government Program at the Harvard Kennedy School in Boston. She also attended GFOA’s Advanced Government Finance Institute at the University of Wisconsin at Madison. In 2023 Ember was named as a CFO of the Year Finalist by Arkansas Business in the Public Sector/Education category. Ember received her Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and her Masters of Accountancy both from Arkansas State University.