The end of the summer also marked the end of my travel hiatus for CSMFO business. September was a busy month for me, with visits to Sacramento and the State of Washington. Here’s what I have been up to...
Education: Master of Arts in Leadership and Organizational Studies, Azusa Pacific University (2011) Bachelors of Science in Business Administration-Accounting, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (1990) Certified Public Accountant (1994) Professional Experience: Assistant General Manager/Chief Financial Officer, Cucamonga Valley Water District (2001 to current) Adjunct Professor, Chaffey College (2012-2013) Adjunct Professor, Riverside City College (2012) [...]
Education: Bachelors of Science in Business Administration, Accounting Emphasis from Biola University; Biblical Studies Minor State of California Certified Public Accountant – License #107059 Professional Experience: I was hired out of Biola University by Conrad and Associates who became Mayer Hoffman McCann. After specializing in government and non-profit clients for over a decade and [...]
Education: Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, University of California Riverside - 1997 Professional Experience: -1998 through 2002, Staff Accountant, Casino Morongo -2002 through 2004, Casino Accounting Manager, Casino Morongo -2005 through 2011, Controller, Morongo Band of Mission Indians -2011 through current, Chief Financial Officer, Western Riverside Council of Governments CSMFO Involvement: Became a member [...]
Education: BA Music, California State University, Hayward MA Bass Trombone Performance, Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University Professional Experience: Director of Finance, City of South San Francisco 2015 - Present Financial Services Manager, City of South San Francisco 2013 - 2015 Finance Manager, Town of Los Altos Hills 2012 - 2013 Financial Systems [...]
Education: B.A. Economics and Political Science, UCLA M.A. Political Science, UCSB Certified Public Accountant since 2004 Professional Experience: County of Alameda - General Accounting and Internal Audit Division Chief - 2 years Transbay Joint Powers Authority - Finance Manager - 3 years City of Oakland - Deputy City Auditor - 1 year Over 11 [...]
Education: Masters in Public Administration - California State University, Northridge Bachelor of Arts in Management - University of Phoenix Professional Experience: I am currently the Deputy City Manager for Administrative Services for the City of Dixon. Prior to that, I have nearly 20 years of experience in municipal finance, including serving as the Finance [...]
I can’t believe how quickly the summer is flying by! As I write this, we’re heading into mid-August, and the long list of items on the white board in my office that were supposed to be my “summer projects” remain mostly untouched. Between getting the budget adopted and moving into the year-end close process, I thought I might have some time to get a few of those projects crossed off the list, but so far I am losing that battle...
Since taking over as President at the annual conference in Sacramento this past February, I have been on the road a lot representing our organization. In the last issue of the magazine, I filled our membership in on my travels to Oregon for the OGFOA Spring Conference. Since then, I have been to Newport Beach, Denver, and back to Sacramento.
As we complete our 59th year as a professional association, and I end my run as the 58th President of CSMFO, I’m left with a feeling of absolute privilege. The honor in being president of CSMFO is knowing the tremendous support you have in leading it. Not many have the opportunity to be embarking on [...]