Diane Waldron has been named to the influential National Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) Committee on Retirement and Benefits Administration (CORBA). The announcement was made by GFOA president Patrick J. McCoy. Waldron, who recently was appointed as Bristol’s Comptroller, has been a member of the GFOA for almost 30 years and has wanted to be involved nationally with the organization for some time.
“The GFOA is a very forward-thinking group with a sole mission to promote excellence in state and local government financial management,” said Waldron.
“This committee works with state and local administrators, trustees and personnel officials to effectively manage state and local retirement funds and employee benefits. It tracks new industry practices as well as regulatory and legislative developments, and issues best practices to assist public pension and personnel officers. Knowing the work this committee does, my participation can only benefit the City of Bristol.”
Waldron will begin immediately serving a three-year term. Besides regular teleconference meetings, she will attend two meetings annually, one in Washington, D.C. in December and the second meeting is at the 2018 GFOA annual conference in May.
Founded in 1906, the GFAO represents public finance officials throughout the United States and Canada. The associations’ more than 19,000 members are federal, state/provincial, and local finance officials deeply involved in planning, financing, and implementing thousands of governmental operations in each of their jurisdictions.
One of three Certified Public Accountants now in Bristol’s Comptroller Office, Waldron began with the City in June after coming to City Hall from Glastonbury where she was Director of Finance and Administrative Services.
Some of her accomplishments in the past 11 years include implementing cash management improvements, including lockbox services for tax collections; improving the administration and design of the Glastonbury’s pension program and implementing a self-insurance program.
The Roundup currently has over 5,700 subscriptions and a local social media following of over 95,000 readers across multiple social media sites, apps, pages, and groups.
The Roundup is also a proud member of WordPress. This affiliation offers readers more news from FOX 61 and CBS Connecticut on The Roundup.
Latest Stories From Roundup Partner : FOX 61
US Vice President Mike Pence has said Washington is “not going to stand for” the murder of Jamal Khashoggi, as Turkey suggested that the Saudi journalist’s body was possibly carried out of Turkey in diplomatic bags. While in Papua New Guinea on a foreign trip, Pence said the US was “committed to ensuring that all of those responsible” for Khashoggi’s death are held “accountable.” “The murder of Jamal Khashoggi was an atrocity. It was also an affront to a free and […]
FOX61’s Keith McGilvery had a lot of fun running the Hot Coco 5k in Cheshire this weekend! Good morning to all of the folks he met while he was thereltnNt”]
BLOOMFIELD — Bloomfield police are looking for Mabel Perry-Pounds, a missing 89-year-old. She’s described as a black female with gray hair and brown eyes. She is about 5’7″ and weighs around 140 pounds. No picture was provided. She was last seen Sunday wearing a grey house coat, and carrying a purse and walking cane. Police ask if you have any information on Mabel’s whereabouts to contact them at 860-242-5501.
A few rain and snow showers are present across northern CT this morning, but most of the state is free of any active weather. Other than a couple slick spots, this precipitation won’t create any major issues and will fizzle out by the middle of the day. For the majority of the state, it’ll be a mostly cloudy day with temperatures in the 40s to near 50 this afternoon. This evening and into tonight, we’ll bring back in a cold […]