Keep Up with the Latest Developments AGA uses its base as the collective voice for government financial managers to help shape legislation in close consultation with government entities. AGA works to strengthen government accounting and reporting systems and to enhance the productivity of the financial management process.
Save Money It’s true-your AGA membership can help you save money. Your membership in AGA entitles you to significant savings on registration fees for conferences, workshops and courses, as well as AGA periodicals and training materials. So you can stay current-without breaking the bank.
Stop Reinventing the Wheel Learn from your colleagues who have dealt with the same issue or problem you’re facing. The 15,000 AGA members come from every level of government financial management. The collective wisdom and experience of these colleagues from around the country gives you a solid base of real-world knowledge and experience. As a member, you can draw from this reservoir of experience!
Make Friends and Professional Contacts Your local AGA Chapter puts you in contact with other financial management professionals in the area. You’ll get the chance to participate in social events, business meetings and educational seminars with other professionals who understand your concerns. And your membership in AGA means you’re part of a tremendous nationwide network.
Be Represented by an Industry Leader AGA represents every level of government fiscal management through its network of elected chapter officers, Regional Vice Presidents and national executives who maintain contact with senior officials and other decision makers whose actions affect government financial managers. AGA serves as the voice for its thousands of members and other professional involved in government financial management.
Build Your Leadership And your professional reputation. How? Active participation in your local AGA Chapter and AGA National Committees can lead to important volunteer leadership positions within AGA.
Earn the Recognition You Deserve You’ve put a lot of hard work into getting where you are today. Enhance your credentials as a government financial manager by choosing to have your unique skills and knowledge recognized through professional certification in AGA’s Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM) designation. The CGFM designation offers considerable benefits to you personally and the government financial management community you serve.
Get a Head Start on Your Career Make valuable contacts. Keep up your education. Build a professional network. Learn new skills. Learn from the leaders. Don’t waste another valuable minute. Now is the time to join AGA. But do it soon so you won’t miss out on any of these great benefits!