Membership Profile

Every two years, GFOA conducts a member survey to gather feedback on the association's products and services and to identify challenges faced by members across the United States and Canada.  As part of the survey, GFOA collects demographic information. 

Total Members (as of 7/30/2018)

  • 18,636 Active Members
  • 1,676 Associate Members
  • 20,312 Total Members

The following are results from GFOA's 2015 member survey conducted in August 2015:

Representation by Type of Government (Active Members Only)

  • 53% City/Town/Village
  • 22% County
  • 17% School and Other Special Districts
  • 7% State / Provincial / Federal Government

Representation by State/Province (Top 5) (Active Members Only)

  1. California
  2. Texas
  3. Florida
  4. Illinois
  5. Ohio

Other Information on GFOA Members (Active Members Only)

  • 58% of GFOA members are female
  • 42% of GFOA members have the title of CFO or Finance Director
  • 55% of GFOA members have a CPA


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