Certification Committee (CGFO)

The Certification Committee administers and oversees the Certified Government Finance Officers Program.
The committee evaluates and administers the semi-annual certification exams.
Requirements for reporting continuing professional education (CPE) are monitored and overseen by the committee.

Kelly Rae Strickland, CPA, CGFO
Director of Financial Administration
City of Sarasota
1565 1st St
Sarasota, FL  34236
(941) 954-4124 

Board Liaison
Rip Colvin
Committee Members:

Jeremy Baker, Palm Beach County BCC
Carolyn “Dee Dee” Beaver, Polk County Clerk of Courts & County Comptroller
Rebecca Bowman, City of Casselberry
Karen Brooks, City of Coconut Creek
Teri Butler, City of Cocoa
Carol Conol, City of Wilton Manors
Sondra D'Angelo, City of Melbourne
Jim Desuyo, City of Jacksonville
Regina Frazier, City of Ocala
Sarah Graber, Orange County Public Schools
Sheron Harding, City of Miramar
Karen Keith, City of Tampa
John Lege, City of Sarasota
Linda Logan-Short, City of Fort Lauderdale
Sharon McGuire, City of Boca Raton
Ming Hwa Meyer, City of Oakland Park
Robert Miller, Santa Rosa County Clerk of Court
Cheryl Miller, City of Palmetto
Matthew Misco, City of Palmetto
Johnna Morris, City of Fort Pierce
Elizabeth Palmer, City of Leesburg
Matthew Pazanski, Town of Juno Beach
Michael Perry, City of Tampa
Robin Ragaglia, Orange County Comptroller
Diane Reichard, City of Plant City
Lorrie Simmons, City of Tampa
Scott Simpson, Miami Parking Authority
Martin Sherwood, city of Southwest Ranches
Kathy Stracuzzi, City of Port St. Lucie
Kelly Strickland, City of Sarasota
Todd Taylor, Charlotte County
Vien Du Tran, City of Tampa