Technical Resources Committee


The Technical Resources Committee operates, structures itself, and responds to the membership, where possible, in all areas of governmental finance. The Committee's primary purpose is to serve as a technical resource to the FGFOA membership by:

  • Being alert to changes, problems and innovations in government finance, both nationally and within the state;
  • Bringing governmental financial matters to the members' attention;
  • Responding to technical inquiries and requests of financial information;
  • Providing technical articles on governmental financial matters to the members;
  • Preparing draft responses to discussion memorandum, preliminary views and/or exposure drafts issued by the Government Accounting Standards Board (GASB) and other standard or rule-making bodies concerning governmental finance, accounting, and reporting;
  • Providing technical assistance to the membership to new and/or changes to State or Federal laws and regulations, or governmental accounting standards;
  • Maintaining and updating the Basic Government Resource Manual.

Ryan Bernal, CPA, CIA, CGFO

Division Manager/Controller
Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office

Board LiaisonRip Colvin
Staff Liaison: Jill Walker