CGFM Proclamation


Are you planning on obtaining the CGFM professional certification this chapter year? If so, there are resources available to help make this goal a reality! The AGA Chicago chapter has a copy of the official AGA CGFM study guides, that chapter members can borrower for free. For additional details, or to check out a study guide, contact CGFM Director Raul Nieto at

The next CGFM Intensive Review Course (IRC) will be held in Alexandria, Virginia from April 26-27, 2018. The class will run from 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM both days, and offers participants up to 18 CPEs. The cost of the course is $375 for AGA members and $425 for non-members

Additional information on the AGA Intensive Review Course, such as how to register, can be found at

March is CGFM Month

March is Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM) month!  Below is the official proclamation from the AGA national office declaring March as being CGFM month:


The AGA Chicago chapter celebrates CGFM month by obtaining proclamations from local governmental entities that officially recognize the month of March as being CGFM month within their jurisdiction.  Over the years, the AGA Chicago chapter has been honored to obtain proclamations declaring March as CGFM month from the following governmental entities:

Batavia, IL

Braidwood, IL

Barrington, IL

Chicago, IL

Cook County, IL

Harvard, IL

Libertyville, IL

Minooka, IL

Naperville, IL

New Lenox, IL

Northlake, IL

Palatine, IL

Rosemont, IL

Schaumburg, IL

Skokie, IL

State of Illinois

Tampico, IL

Tinley Park, IL

Thank you to all of the above governmental entities for declaring March as CGFM month!  By declaring March as CGFM month, you help the AGA Chicago chapter celebrate March as being CGFM month, help honor those who obtained the CGFM certification, and help strengthen the CGFM professional certification by creating additional awareness of this prestigious certification.

If the location you work or reside at is not listed above, and you would like to see the AGA – Chicago chapter attempt to obtain a CGFM proclamation from, or if you wish to assist our chapter in obtaining a CGFM proclamation from your local governmental entity, please contact  Raul Nieto ● ED/OIG ● 312-730-1634 ●