Black Caucus of the GFOA
Eligibility: Black Caucus is open to any active or associate GFOA member.
Established in 1991, the Black Caucus of the Government Finance Officers Association is dedicated to supporting the aspirations and achievements of African-American public finance officers; to pursue professional development opportunities for our members; and to sponsor projects to assist African-Americans seeking careers in government finance. Through education and networking opportunities, the Black Caucus supports members in their careers and encourages members to participate and contribute at the national level and in the state associations.
GFOA Staff Contact:
- Michael Belarmino, Senior Policy Advisor, Federal Liaison Center
- Mark Mack, Manager, Research and Consulting Center
Member Spotlight: Tonyan Poole-Geans
Tonyan Poole-Geans, an accountant and founder of TDJ Creative Business Solutions, was born in Michigan. As a child, she grew up as a pastor's daughter and was very involved in the church.
Black Caucus Registration
The Black Caucus is open to any active or associate GFOA member.
Black Caucus Officers
Officers consist of a chair, vice-chair, secretary, and Immediate past chair.
Black Caucus By-Laws
The Black Caucus By-Laws were approved on June 11, 1995.
GFOA facilitates four other networking groups that meet periodically throughout the year. Meetings are open to all GFOA members.
Current Black Caucus Members
Black Caucus members currently work throughout the United States representing cities, counties, school districts, utilities and other types of government. To engage with the Black Caucus, please click on the link above to register.