President's Welcome Message

posted Nov 3, 2015, 12:38 PM by Denver Aga
On behalf of the AGA Denver Executive Committee I would like to extend a warm welcome to the newest members of our chapter and re-welcome our returning members. By way of introduction, I am pleased to be your incoming AGA Denver Chapter President for the 2015/2016 program year and look forward to serving this organization for the third year.

My goals build on the momentum we have achieved and will focus on providing diverse professional education; expanding quality networking and community service opportunities, and encouraging you to be an active member of this unique professional/government network in and around the Denver area. The AGA Denver Chapter is committed to serving our members and meeting your professional needs in a meaningful way. We know that all of our members are busy and time away from work or family must be time well spent. Each year we survey our membership base to keep a pulse on what’s important to you. This is what we heard from our latest survey which guides our steps in the year ahead:  High interest in diversifying our CPE program  Continued interest in networking events  Some interest in CGFM training / study activities  Some interest in community service activities The Executive Committee is the leadership team that oversees our organization and we meet over the summer to further outline the current program year. Some of the top priorities we will be incorporating this year include:
  • Continuation of the popular professional development training events that you are familiar with and adding new partnerships and events
  • Revitalizing opportunities for networking
  • Promoting value of AGA with Federal, State and Local government organizations, universities, other professional organizations, and commercial entities
  • Scholarship opportunities for financial assistance for CGFM
  • Membership interaction with board and involvement with chapter through community service, networking and professional development events

We are excited about the direction we are headed and look forward to rolling these programs out in the coming months. If you are interested in supporting our mission, then please consider joining our leadership team. We are looking to add leaders for the following roles:

  • Director of Membership
  • Professional Development Training Event Co-Chair
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer Elect
  • President Elect

Each position is a one-year commitment and is fully supported by the Executive Committee. We have a dedicated and talented team that works together to make each of our programs a success. Time commitment is minimal and prior experience is not required. If you would like to hear more about any of these positions, please contact me at

Thank you for being a member of AGA Denver. I look forward to serving you during the coming program year.

Here’s to a successful 2015/ 2016!

Bob Pereira, CPA


AGA Denver Chapter