CHAIR: Diana Ramirez, Director, Equity Impact, Harris County - Department of Economic Equity & Opportunity, TX

VICE-CHAIR: Kevin Bain, Debt Manager, City of Detroit, MI

Other Committee Members

Collin Boothe, Assistant Director of Finance, City of Conroe, TX

John H. Murphy, Chief Deputy Auditor, Saint Joseph County, IN

Christopher Forster, CPFO, MPA, CGFM, Director of Finance & Administration, Town of Bluffton, SC

Jodie Hartman, Director of Finance, City of Crystal Lake, IL

Courtney Knight, Treasurer, City of Atlanta, GA

Lola Oyeyemi, Director, Budget, District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority, DC

Michael Gaughan, Executive Director, Vermont Bond Bank

Johnny R. Taylor Jr., Collections Division Manager, County of Durham, NC

Michael K. Folkers, Director of Finance and Administration, Port of Grays Harbor, WA

Teresa T. Smith, CPA, CFRS Trustee, City of Charlotte, NC

Rhonda Cheatham, Chief, Management Operations, DC Government - OCFO

Christy Moffett, Dir Econ Dev & Strategic Investments, Travis County, TX

Li Zhang, CPFO, Deputy Executive Director/Chief Financial Officer, Transportation Authority of Marin, CA

Brian Kennedy, Chief Financial Officer, METRO, Portland, OR

Kimberly Boyd-Washington, Education Cluster Budget Director, Government of the District of Columbia - OCFO

John Hess, Asst. County Administrative Officer, County of Tulare, CA

Matt Efird, OMB Director, City of Greenville, SC

Lisa Bradford, Controller, City of Fishers, IN

Julie M. Calmes, Finance Director/Treasurer, Town of Grand Chute, WI

Sarah Elizabeth Brown, Treasurer, City of Saint Paul, MN

Damein Baity, Chief Financial Officer, Birmingham Public Library, AL

Kelley Millar, Clerk/Treasurer, Town of Upton, WY

Daphna E. Schwarz, Finance Director, City of Mebane, NC


Erika Coombs, Senior Vice President, Piper Sandler & Co., Phoenix, AZ

Lourdes German, Executive Director, The Public Finance Initiative, Boston, MA

Erica Gilmore, Metropolitan Trustee, Office of the Metropolitan Trustee, Nashville, TN

Brian Stavenger, Partner, Eide Bailly LLP, Fargo, ND

Ashay Prabhu, Co-Founder Director, Assetic, Melbourne, Australia


Grace Martinez, Deputy Chief Financial Officer, San Mateo County Transit District, CA

Timothy M. Ewell, Chief Assistant County Administrator, County of Contra Costa

GFOA Staff

Kyle Wedberg, Ph.D., Senior Manager, Research and Consulting, Chicago, IL

Michael Belarmino, Senior Policy Analyst, GFOA Federal Liaison Center, Washington, D.C.