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.

2019 AGA Northern Virginia Chapter Spring Workshop

Join us Tuesday, April 23, 2019 for the AGA Northern Virginia Chapter Spring Workshop. Attendees of this workshop can expect to learn updated accounting and auditing guidance from Treasury, OMB, GAO, and FASAB applicable to the government environment.

In addition, participants will learn new management techniques and practical tips to increase efficiency in government financial operations.

The cost for this event will be $75 for AGA members and $85 for non-members.

CPE credits will be awarded. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Register HERE.

CGFM Exam 3 Study Groups

The Northern Virginia Chapter of AGA (Association of Government Accountants) will be holding CGFM study groups at MorganFranklin Consulting in Tysons on Thursday, May 9th and Thursday, May 30th from 6:00 to 9:00pm on material from examination three. Attend one or both! It is recommended that participants review the AGA Study Guide available for purchase before the session meets (

Garage parking will be available on-site through Colonial Parking with a maximum charge of 12 dollars (all day parking rate). MorganFranklin is metro accessible via the silver line (Tysons Corner stop). There will be light food and beverages provided for participants and the cost of the course is only $5.

Please see the link to the information pages below where you can register for this great study opportunity (advanced registration is required). 3 CPEs in governmental accounting will be awarded. The course will be instructed by current CGFMs Kevin Shers and Robert Reigle. Space is limited so register today!

Let Kevin Shers ( know if you have any questions.

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