Terri Velasquez, CPFO, Director of Finance, City of Aurora, Aurora, Colorado, became the 2022–2023 president of the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) during its 116th Annual Conference, June 5–8, 2022, in Austin, Texas. She has been on GFOA’s Executive Board since 2018 and has served as the Association’s 2021–2022 president-elect. Velasquez is the current chair of the GFOA Executive Board DEI Committee.
Her goals for GFOA are to listen to, support, and respond to the GFOA membership through: GFOA legislation advocacy; best practice reviews and updates; support of ongoing virtual and in-person education and training opportunities; and support of diversity, inclusion, and partnership opportunities.
- Publication date: June 2022