For Immediate Release
April 13, 2022
GFOA Awarded to Town of Oliver Finance Department
The Canadian Award for Financial Reporting Achievement was awarded to Elma Hamming, the Chief Financial Officer on behalf of the entire Finance Department at the April 11, 2022 Committee of the Whole Meeting. The Town of Oliver has received the award each year since 2012.
(Chicago) - The Canadian Award for Financial Reporting has been awarded to Town of Oliver, British Columbia by Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its annual financial report.
The Canadian Award for Financial Reporting Program was established to encourage municipal governments throughout Canada to publish high-quality financial reports and to provide peer recognition and technical guidance for officials preparing these reports. Its attainment represents a significant accomplishment by a government and its management.
The annual financial report has been judged by impartial Canadian Review Committee members to meet the high standards of the program, including demonstrating a constructive “spirit of full disclosure” designed to clearly communicate the municipality’s financial story and to motivate potential users and user groups to read the report.
Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) advances excellence in government finance by providing best practices, professional development, resources, and practical research for more than 21,000 members and the communities they serve.
Town of Oliver
For more information, contact:
Michele Mark Levine, Director/TSC
Phone: (312) 977-9700
Fax: (312) 977-4806
Elma Hamming, Chief Financial Officer and Mayor Johansen