COA Program Special Review Executive Committee

The Special Review Executive Committee (SREC) is an eleven-member group established by the GFOA’s Executive Board and charged with overseeing the operations of the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting Program. The SREC also is responsible for establishing program policy, subject to review by the Executive Board.

The following is the current membership of the SREC:

  • Susan M. Brown, CPA, CGFM - Committee Chair
    Finance and Accounting Services Manager, City of Gresham, Oregon
  • Keith A. Dagen, CPA
    Director of Finance, City of Richardson, Texas
  • Patricia R. Dennis, CPA
    Controller, Renewable Water Resources, Greenville, South Carolina
  • Carl J. Gabrini, PhD
    Assistant Professor of Accounting, Dalton State College, Wright School of Business, Georgia
  • Sarah E. Graber, CPA, CGFO
    Chief Business & Finance Officer, The School District of Osceola County, Florida
  • Brian T. Harder, CPA
    Director of Finance, County of Shelby-Criminal Court Clerk, Tennessee
  • Laura Lambert
    Partner-in-Charge, South Texas Assurance Services, Weaver & Tidwell, LLP
  • Scott Manno
    Partner, Rogers Anderson Malody & Scott, LLP
  • Jacqueline E. Neubert, CPA
    Manager, Georgia Department of Audits and Accounts, Georgia
  • Markus R. Schwab, CPA, CITP
    Chief Finance Officer, City of Griffin, Georgia
  • Mark Edward Whelan
    Chief Financial Officer, Teachers’ Retirement System of Kentucky