2019 NOVAGA Award Gala

The NOVAGA chapter of AGA was pleased to host our annual awards gala this weekend and we enjoyed quite the turnout. Below are a few of the highlights from the event:

Outgoing Northern Virginia AGA President, Reza Mahbod, kicks off the evening with a run down of the 2018-2019 chapter year before introducing the first award.


Mr. Jeffery Steinhoff introduced the recipient of the Jeffery Steinhoff Award for Excellence in Federal Financial Management. The award recognizes the achievements of federal professionals who throughout their career have served as a role model for others and who have consistently exhibited the highest personal and professional standards.


Mr. Thomas Harker, CFO, United States Navy, speaking after receiving the Jeffery Steinhoff Award for Excellence in Federal Financial Management.


Mr. Mike Fredrickson, incoming NOVAGA President for the 2019 – 2020 Program year. Mr. Fredrickson addressed the chapter and was the recipient of the Federal Financial Partnership Award.

The NOVAGA Awards Gala

We are pleased to announce the Annual Northern Virginia AGA Awards Gala on Saturday, June 29th. The Gala is being hosted at The Hamilton Live in Washington, D.C.We will kick off the evening at 6:00pm with a cocktail hour followed by a reception and awards ceremony.

Tickets are $25 per guest.

Click here to register online and join us for a night of fun and celebration!

The event details are as follows:

Organization:  NOVAGA
Event Name:   Annual Northern Virginia AGA Awards Gala
Date(s):        Jun 29 2019, 06:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Location:      The Hamilton : 600 14th St. NW Washington, D.C. 20005
Click here for event information

NOVAGA Chapter Meeting for May

The NOVAGA Chapter Meeting for May will be on May 16, 2019 from 11:30 am – 1:00 pm at the Old Ebbitt Grill.

Our speaker will be Tom Brandt, the Chief Risk Officer for the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and leads the agency’s enterprise risk management (ERM) program. Mr. Brandt is a member of the federal Senior Executive Service (SES) and also serves as the President of the Association for Federal Enterprise Risk Management (AFERM).

Prior to his role at the IRS, Mr. Brandt served as the Head of the Tax Administration Unit at the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in Paris, France.

Please let us know if you have any questions or concerns. Looking forward to your support. Register Here.

Upcoming Schedule of Events

Please be informed we will not hold an April chapter meeting.

We have our Spring Workshop on April 23, 2019 from 7:30 am – 4:30 pm. Training will include updates from FASAB, GAO, OMB and Treasury. CPE credits will be awarded. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Register HERE.

We will also have a May luncheon in lieu of our monthly chapter meeting on May 16th. Please stay tuned for more information.