Charter & Bylaws
The American Society for Public Administration ( ASPA ) recognizes the development of specialized areas of interest within its membership as important to the advancement of the aims and purposes of the Society. Accordingly, it has granted and approved the following Charter & Bylaws for the Association for Budgeting and Financial Management. This Charter & Bylaws are subject to the Constitution and Bylaws of the Society and to official ASPA policies governing the creation, evaluation, and termination of sections
Officers & Executive Committee
ABFM is governed by a Board comprised of the following membership:
Executive Committee At-Large Members
Selection of Officers & Executive Committee
Members elect a nine-member Executive Committee and the following Officers: Chair, Chair-Elect, Vice-Chair and Immediate Past-Chair. Executive Committee members serve three-calendar-year terms, staggered so that three members are elected annually.
Chair of ABFM is a four-year progressive term, starting with election as Vice-Chair. The incumbent promotes to Chair-Elect for the second year, then Chair for the third year. The incumbent also serves one year in an advisory capacity as Immediate Past-Chair.
The following positions are appointed by and serve at the discretion of the Chair:
- Newsletter Editor
- Membership Chair
- Student Paper Award Coordinator
- Conference Committee Chair
Past ABFM Chairs
Chair of ABFM is a one-year position that reflects a four-year commitment on part of a dedicated member to provide leadership and guidance to their fellow practitioners and researchers in public sector finance and budgeting.
|2012||James D. Savage|
|2010||Dwight V. Denison|
|2007||Robert J. Eger III|