Most local and state level governments in the United States belong to networks and organizations that promote cooperation and the exchange of knowledge to strengthen subnational fiscal management (SFM). One of the leading of such organizations is the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA). Since subnational governments in Latin America and the Caribbean face … [Read more...] about Networks for decentralization and subnational fiscal management: the USA experience
As Director of GFOA’s Federal Liaison Center, Emily leads coalition and advocacy efforts of the Public Finance Network in Washington DC. Her advocacy includes anticipating and responding to federal legislative and regulatory activities that impact the finance functions of state and local governments and public sector entities including tax reform, municipal securities disclosure and public pension and benefit issues. Emily also serves as staff on GFOA’s Debt Committee. Prior to joining GFOA, Emily was a commercial bank relationship manager at a large national bank, serving as the sole bank liaison for government and university clients.