All about Kansas Government Finance Officers Association

Our Mission Statement

The Kansas Government Finance Officers Association (KSGFOA) promotes excellence in financial management through the professional development of public servants, using education, networking, and technology.

What is KSGFOA?

KSGFOA is the Kansas Government Finance Officers Association, the state chapter of the national Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA). It was founded in 1999 and serves more than 200 professionals across the state of Kansas from state, county, and city governments; school districts, colleges, universities, special districts and private firms.

KSGFOA was established as a nonprofit organization to promote and foster excellence in governmental financial management through education programs, technical referral network, information concerning legislation and accounting policies that may affect the finance professional. Click here to join.

Partnership with Wichita State University

To enhance services, expand membership and increase professional development opportunities, the KSGFOA has partnered with Wichita State University’s (WSU) Public Policy and Management Center to provide membership development and operational support for the association. In addition to membership development, WSU staff will provide board support, marketing assistance, and financial management support to the association.

KSGFOA Code of Ethics

The membership of the Kansas Government Finance Officers Association adopted the national GFOA Code of Ethics in 2019. The Code of Ethics are legal, moral and professional standards of conduct government finance officials should adhere to in the fulfillment of their professional responsibilities. Standards of professional conduct as set forth in this code are promulgated in order to enhance the performance of all persons engaged in public finance.