Avon official appointed to committee | VailDaily.com

Avon official appointed to committee

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Vail, CO Colorado

AVON, Colorado – Avon’s director of finance, Scott Wright, was appointed to the Government Finance Officers Association Committee on Treasury and Investment Management at the request of the organization’s president.- The two year appointment begins Jan. 1 and ends on Dec. 31, 2014.As a committee member, Scott will attend two meetings a year in which new developments in financial management will be reviewed.-

“I think I can pass-along my experiences as well as listen and learn from my associates, and ultimately help others in government finance deal with the challenges in safely and securely investing government funds,” Wright said. “My objective is to encourage the standing committees to address issues that face smaller local governments.”-

The GFOA staff works with seven standing committees, including the Committee on Treasury and Investment Management, to develop a body of Best Practices and Advisories to give GFOA members and state and local governments more guidance on sound financial management practices.

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