Ember Strange is the Chief Financial Officer for the City of North Little Rock, Arkansas. She has over 16 years of experience in management, governmental accounting and comprehensive annual financial report preparation. Ember currently serves as the President-Elect of the Women’s Public Finance Network of GFOA and serves as the Vice-Chair for GFOA’s Standing Committee on Accounting, Auditing and Financial Reporting. She is a past board member for the Arkansas Government Finance Officers Association. 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. Ember received her Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and her Masters of Accountancy both from Arkansas State University.