Gloria Butsch is the Finance Director for the City of Independence and has been with the city since August 2011. Prior to that Gloria worked for the Seal Rock Water District, serving as the Financial Manager. Gloria worked for a CPA firm on the Oregon Coast for 10 years where her primary duties were performing audit fieldwork and drafting the financial statements for audit clients. Performing government audit work is where she discovered her real love of governmental accounting.
Gloria has served on the Oregon Government Finance Association Board of Directors since March 2017 and is the President-Elect for 2023-2024.