Who We Are

The Association of Government Accountants serves government accountability professionals by providing quality education, fostering professional development and certification, and supporting standards and research to advance government accountability. To learn about the Association of Government Accountants, visit the AGA National website.

View our Events calendar to see what the Mid-MO AGA chapter has to offer.

Read our Chapter’s Citizen Centric Report to learn more about the Mid-MO AGA chapter.

Our purpose and mission is…

to be a professional organization dedicated to the advancement of government financial management. The Chapter shall serve its members by providing or sponsoring appropriate educational programs, encouraging professional development, influencing government financial management policies and practices and serving as an advocate for the profession. The Chapter shall serve government officials and the public by sponsoring efforts to ensure full and fair accountability for all public monies and by providing a variety of pro bono services throughout the United States and its territories that support that end.

Our objectives are…

  • Primarily to instruct, train and inform government financial managers in the fields of accounting, auditing, budgeting, systems, and financial management. This continuing education process will provide for the professional development of government financial managers so that they may better serve the public.

  • To encourage and provide educational events for the interchange of ideas among financial managers in government service and among government and non-government financial managers.

  • To contribute to the advancement of financial management principles and standards and through educational events promote appropriate utilization of financial management methods and techniques to improve management control and accountability to the public.

  • To bring together professional financial managers in the government and the community for educational and other constructive endeavors.

  • To promote the observance of professional standards and ethics in the accomplishment of government financial management activities.

  • To recognize the unique skills and knowledge required of professionals who specialize in government financial management by sponsoring a professional certification program.