GFOA Hero Award

Applications for GFOA's 5th Annual Hero Award are open now.

GFOA’s Fifth Annual Hero Award

GFOA’s mission is to advance excellence in government finance. Our values-based Code of Ethics is at the core of all that we do, and we are committed to building thriving communities. We work to support our members so that they can better serve their communities. We are constantly inspired by the roles our members play to lift up their communities while keeping their organizations running smoothly. 

Nominate a GFOA Hero

Government finance officers work on many types of projects from finance to risk management and collaborate with various teams to improve their communities. We seek nominations of such champions for GFOA’s Fifth Annual Hero Award, which recognizes finance officers who have demonstrated extraordinary actions beyond their normal duties.

Award recipients will be recognized at the annual business meeting of GFOA’s 117th Annual Conference in Portland, Oregon. (Conference registration will be complimentary )

Selection Process

  • Recognition will be given in honor of demonstrated leadership beyond normal duties.
  • Nominees must be GFOA active government members.
  • A team composed of GFOA’s Executive Board members will review the applications and choose the recipients.
  • The application deadline is March 31, 2023.

Past Recipients

2019 GFOA Heroes

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2020 GFOA Heroes

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2021 GFOA Heroes

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2022 GFOA Heroes

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