The mission of the AGA is to carry out an educational responsibility of enhancing public financial management and accountability. The Chapter serves the public interests of financial managers and auditors from local, state and federal governments from the Chicago area. AGA members, who number more than 16,000, are local finance directors, state auditors, federal chief financial officers, academicians and private sector leaders.
The national organization works to develop programs and services for members that are larger in scale and generally outside the scope of a local chapter. Through education, research, publications, certification and conferences, AGA reaches thousands of professionals and offers more than 100,000 continuing professional education (CPE) hours annually.
Student Member ($30/year) - This class of membership is available to full-time college/university students who are not yet gainfully employed. Any student who is gainfully employed with less than three years of experience will be considered Early Career.