Ethics and Internal Controls Committee


Karen Evans, CPA, ACM/Chief Financial Officer
City of Bedford (254) 412-7501

Dorrance Roderick, Finance Director
City of Kemah (281) 334-1611

Ethics Mission Statement:

The mission of the GFOAT Ethics and Internal Controls Committee is to encourage professional ethics through information and training to GFOAT members. The goals in fulfilling this mission include the following:
• To promote the GFOAT Code of Professional Ethics
• To provide help and resources when faced with an ethical dilemma
• To provide network opportunities among GFOAT members
• To bring higher standards of ethics to government finance

Committee Members:

Kate Boatler, Finance Director, Lake Cities Municipal Utility Authority,
E. Jean Gould, Chief Accountant, City of Port Aransas,
Elizabeth Sanders Saegert,  E. A. Sanders, CPA
Matthew Garrett, Senior Consultant, New Gen Strategies & Solutions,
Sharon Jungman, Assistant Finance Director, City of Lancaster,
Susanne Helgesen, Finance Dirctor, City of Everman,
Ted Chinn, Assistant City Manager, City of Mesquite,
Kim Sinclair, Assistant Controller, City of Frisco,
Staci Parr, Assistant Auditor, Ellis County,
Ariel Carmona, Finance Director, City of Richland Hills,
Amber Karkauskaas, Controller, Denton County Transportation Authority,

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