Mission Statement

Promoting Excellence in Government Finance!

Strategic Plan

GFOAT is committed to providing innovative, engaging, and accessible training to support the professionalism and integrity of the finance official.

  • Members’ behavior is always ethical and ethical considerations are at the forefront of their decision making.
  • Members are seen as politically neutral, fact-based professionals.
  • GFOAT is the go-to source for reliable government financial information.

GFOAT is committed to strengthening members’ knowledge and skills by being the go-to training organization for the professional development of government finance officials in Texas.

  • Develop strong educational content with significant Continuing Professional Education (CPE) opportunities using nationally recognized training resources.
  • Focus on technology-driven content delivery options for specialized training.
  • Leverage a large network of knowledgeable members and sponsors serving as subject matter experts and trainers.

Recognizing that members only benefit from active participation, GFOAT will strive to:

  • Develop a right-sized range of offerings that will engage more members.
  • Proactively adapt and change as the needs of the organization change.
  • Have a special focus on efforts to engage and support small and rural communities.

GFOAT is committed to the sustainability of the organization and the finance profession.

  • Use personal outreach to develop leadership through active committee membership and identifying future board members.
  • Provide multiple venues of participation to those new to the government profession in Texas.
  • Provide low-cost, value-driven leadership training resources for future leaders.