ICGFM May 2, 2012

Overview of ICGFM and Looking Forward Linda Fealing, President

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ICGFM Mission
Our Missions includes three key elements 1. It highlights that, within the international community, The Consortium is unique – it serves as an “umbrella” bringing together diverse governmental entities, organizations and individuals. 2. Welcomes a broad array of financial management practitioners working in all levels of government. 3. Emphasizes the organization’s focus on activities to promote professional development and the exchange of information Bi-annual conferences (Miami and Washington, DC) Monthly Forums ICGFM International Journal

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ICGFM Purposes & Objectives
• Exchange Information & ideas • International clearinghouse of information relevant to government financial management • Research, training & publicizing results • Liaisons to better promote mutual objectives • Maintenance of high professional standards among governmental financial managers • Stimulate governments to recognize the critical importance of improved professional management of public resources • Collaborate in development programs which channel technical assistance to developing countries.

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ICGFM Membership
• Sustaining
– Major stakeholders in improving governmental financial management through financial and/or technical assistance – Actively participate in determining the direction and activities of the Consortium through a seat on the Board of Directors and participation in other leadership positions. – Reduced meeting and conference fees for up to 20 members of their organization – Dues are $1,000 annually

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ICGFM Membership
• Organization
– Public and Private organizations committed to working with others in the professional community to leverage learning and networking activities through the work of our “umbrella” organization – Six organization level members sit on the Board of Directors – Reduced meeting and conference fees for up to five members of their organization. – Dues are $250 for developed/$150 for developing countries annually
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ICGFM Membership
• Individual
– Individual members are persons interested in or dedicated to financial management activities who wish to be members in their own right – Six individual members sit on the Board of Directors – Individual members receive reduced registration for meetings and conferences
– Dues are $100 for developed countries and $50 for developing countries

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ICGFM =
• Opportunities for growth, learning, company participation and exposure
– – – – – – – – Links to global partners Networking Access to Research Continuing Professional Education Credits Access to valuable presentations Active web site and social networking Blog Sponsorships
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ICGFM Next Steps
• Become a member today....
– join the broad array of accountants, auditors, comptrollers, treasurers, budgeters, information technologist, policy makers and others who share our mission! – Visit our Registration/Information center

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Good Governance
• Enables people throughout the world to pursue their hopes and dreams. • Rests on a base that includes sound financial management. • Join ICGFM in the pursuit of our mutual goals.

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