(Chicago, Illinois - May 21, 2019) Terry S. Stone, Assistant Superintendent for Business and Operations, Hanover County Public Schools, Virginia, became the new president of the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) at the association’s annual business meeting on May 21, 2019. During the past year, Stone served on the Executive Board as president-elect. She has been a member of the Executive Board since 2015. Stone accepted the gavel from 2018–2019 President Steven Gibson, Deputy City Manager, City of Rock Hill, South Carolina.
Also at the business meeting, the association’s members elected a new GFOA president-elect and five new members of the association’s Executive Board. Marion M. Gee, Director of Finance, Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District, St. Louis, Missouri,is the new GFOA president-elect. He will succeed Stone as president of the association in May 2020 at the Annual Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana. GFOA Executive Director Chris Morrill said that Gee was elected by his peers because of his proven leadership skills in GFOA, the government finance profession, and his community. We are fortunate to have as our president-elect someone with Marion’s experience and passion for public service. Gee has served on the Executive Board since 2016.
The five new members-at-large of the Executive Board will each serve a three-year term beginning immediately. New board members are:Laura Allen, Town Administrator, Town of Berlin, Berlin, Maryland; Chris Daniel, Chief Investment Officer, City of Albuquerque, New Mexico; Dan Huge, Public Finance Director, Indiana Finance Authority, Indianapolis, Indiana; William Jones, City Administrator, City of Mequon, Wisconsin; and Matthew M. Lentz, Business Manager, Upper Moreland School District, Willow Grove, Pennsylvania
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