Industry Involvement

Lauterbach & Amen’s involvement in the field includes active membership in professional organizations which serve the financial and management staffs of governments:

  • Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA)
  • Illinois Government Finance Officers Association (IGFOA)
  • Illinois CPA Society, including Committees on Governmental Accounting
  • AICPA Government Audit Quality Center
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accounting
  • Illinois Municipal Treasurers Association (IMTA)
  • Illinois Public Pension Fund Association (IPPFA)
  • Illinois Association of Park Districts/Illinois Park & Recreation Association (IAPD/IPRA)
  • Special Review Committee – GFOA – Certificate of Achievement Program
  • IGFOA Associate Board
  • IGFOA Technical Accounting Review Committee (Responds to GASB Pronouncement Exposure Drafts)
  • Illinois Department of Insurance – Task Force
  • Illinois Professional Firefighter’s Association
  • American Academy of Actuaries

In addition, we have written articles for publication, instructed training courses and done public presentations for a number of the organizations listed above, and the following:

  • IPPFA Trustee Certification Programs
  • IGFOA Training Courses
  • IMTA Training Courses
  • Technical Accounting Review Committee (TARC) through the IGFOA
  • Pension Fund Member Workshops
  • Associated Fire Firefighters of Illinois
  • Illinois Association of Fire Protection Districts
  • Illinois Professional Firefighters Association
  • Northern Illinois Alliance of Fire Protection Districts
  • Coalition for Qualified Plan Status for Article 3 and 4 Pension Plans