OUR MISSION:  To promote excellence in governmental finance through leadership, education and communication for the public benefit.

AGFOA is a nonprofit organization whose focus is to promote excellence in governmental finance through leadership, education, and communication.  Our members include state and local government officials; boroughs, cities, schools, utilities, and other finance professionals.  Our Board of Directors are voluntary, elected positions held by active members of the organization.

Contact Us

1 Sealaska Plaza, Suite 302
Juneau, AK 99801


Code of Ethics

The stated purpose of the Alaska Government Finance Officers Association is to promote excellence in governmental finance through leadership, education and communication for the public benefit.

To further these objectives, Alaska Government Finance Officers Association Members are enjoined to follow legal, moral, and professional standards of conduct in the fulfillment of professional responsibilities in compliance with the following:

  • Demonstrate and be dedicated to the highest ideals of honor and integrity in all public and personal relationships to merit the respect and confidence of elected officials, other public officials, employees, and the public.
  • Recognize and be accountable for their acts and their responsibilities as public officials; including sensitivity to the rights and needs of the public, striving for quality and accuracy in advice and counsel, and maintaining the letter and spirit of all Federal, State, and local governing laws, rules and regulations governing their action.
  • Exercise prudence and integrity in the management of funds and assets in their custody and in all financial transactions; and demand such from others in their employ.
  • Strive to maintain their individual competence; to enhance the competence of colleagues, peers and associates; and to encourage others seeking to enter their profession.
  • Demonstrate professional integrity in the management and publication of information; present statements, reports, and other financial information fairly, in accordance with all applicable legal, regulatory, and generally accepted professional standards.
  • Avoid the act or appearance of accepting favor or gain which would influence, compromise, or appear to influence or compromise, the conduct or integrity of their official duties.

Strive to protect the public trust, to avoid the very appearance of impropriety, and to safeguard the integrity of the government they serve and of the standards they hold.

Similar Organizations

Government Finance Officers Association;  www.gfoa.org
Washington Finance Officers Association;  www.wfoa.org
Oregon Municipal Finance Officers Association;  www.omfoa.org
California Society of Municipal Finance Officers;  www.csmfo.org

By Laws

Board of Directors


Melissa Haley, Finance Director
City & Borough of Sitka
Term: 2023-2024


Sarita Knull, Controller
City & Borough of Juneau
Term: 2022-2025


Sully Jusino, Deputy Finance Director
City of Seward
Term: 2021-2024


Merissa Carrell, Assistant Comptroller
Matanuska-Susitna Borough
Term: 2023-2026


Jordan Nelson, Finance Director
City of Valdez
Term: 2023-2026


Joey Deluca, Revenue Officer
City & Borough of Juneau
Term: 2022-2026


Jack Broyles, Finance Director
Anchorage Water and Wastewater Utility
Term: 2021-2024


Katie McConnachie, Controller
City of Fairbanks
Term: 2022-2025


Liesel Weiland, Comptroller
Matanuska-Susitna Borough
Term: 2022-2025

Associate Member - In State

Sam Thompson, Director
Term: 2021-2024

Associate Member – In State

Blake Phillips, Director of Institutional Solutions
Alaska Permanent Capital Management
Term: 2023-2026

Associate Member – Out of State

Chris Bateman, Vice President
Time Value Investments, Inc
Term: 2022-2025

Scholarship Committee Chair

Jennifer Bump, Government Relations Manager
Wells Fargo

Communications Committee Chair

Alex McCann, Managing Director
Time Value Investments, Inc