Elaine A. Stookey

Senior Accountant
Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission

Elaine is currently employed by the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission as the Senior Accountant, providing accounting support for Montgomery County Parks and Planning.  She has previously served as an Assistant Treasurer for an Ohio School District, Finance Director for an Ohio municipality, and held both Treasury and Finance positions in Maryland municipalities.  Elaine has served in both large and small governmental entities.  She has been preparing all or some portion of CAFRs since 1991, served on the GFOA Special Review Committee, and was Co-Chair of the GFOA Women’s Network.  Elaine was also active in the Ohio GFOA and served as Chair of the Greater Cincinnati Chapter of GFOA.  Elaine has a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from the College of Mt. St. Joseph and holds a Graduate Certificate in Public Management from Shenandoah University.