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LOCAL AWARDS
Program Year 2016 - 2017

Professor John M. Phillips Excellence in Government Accountability Award: Robert J. Torres

Chapter Service Award: Jose Guevara III, CGFM

Chapter Education Award: Jason Katigbak, CPA, CFE, CIA, CGMA

Community Service Award: Frances Danieli, CGFM

Program Year 2015 - 2016

Professor John M. Phillips Excellence in Government Accountability Award: Taling M. Taitano, CGFM, CPA

 
Program Year 2014 - 2015

 

Professor John M. Phillips Excellence in Government Accountability Award: Senator Vicente "ben" Cabrera Pangelinan

 

Chapter Service Award: Randall V. Wiegand, CGFM, CPA

 

Chapter Education Award: Yukari B. Hechanova, CIA, CGFM, CPA, CGAP

Community Service Award: Josephine G. Villanueva, MBA, CPA, CGMA, CGFM

 

Emerging Leader Award: Rachel P. Field

 
Program Year 2013 - 2014

 

Professor John M. Phillips Excellence in Government Accountability Award: Mary Okada, Ed.D.

 
Program Year 2012 - 2013

 

Professor John M. Phillips Excellence in Government Accountability Award: Doris Flores Brooks, CPA, CGFM

 

Chapter Service Award: Jason Katigbak, CFE, CPA, CIA, CGMA

 

Chapter Education Award: Rodalyn Gerardo, CPA, CGFM, CIA, CGAP, CGMA

 

Community Service Award: Barbara S. Howard, CPA, CGMA

 

Emerging Leader Award: Ricky Hernandez, MAcc

 

Best Government of Guam Website Award: 

 

Best Citizen-Centric Report Award:

  • Guam Power Authority

  • University of Guam

  • Guam Community College

 

NATIONAL AWARDS
 
Program Year 2014 - 2015
 

Chapter Recognition Award, Platinum Level: Chapter President, Rachel P. F. Cubacub

 

Chapter CGFM Award: Jojo Guevara III, CGFM

 
Program Year 2013 - 2014
 

Chapter Recognition Award, Platinum Level: Chapter President, Doreen T. Crisostomo, Ph.D., CGFM, Assistant Professor, University of Guam.

 

Chapter CGFM Award: Jojo Guevara III, CGFM, Controller for the Port Authority of Guam.

 
Program Year 2012 - 2013

 

Chapter Recognition Award, Platinum Level: Chapter President, Jason Katigbak, CPA, CFE, CIA, CGMA, Director of Finance and Administration of IP&E Holdings, LLC (dba: IP&E Guam)

 

Chapter Service Award: Jose Guevara III, CGFM, Controller for the Port Authority of Guam.

 

Chapter Education Award: Education Chairperson Rodalyn Gerardo, CGFM, CIA, CPA, CGAP, Audit Supervisor for the Office of Public Accountability.

 

Community Service Award: Community Service Chairperson Ariana Villaverde, Budget Analyst at the Office of Finance and Budget and Co-Chairperson Josie Villanueva, CGFM, CPA, of Tristar Terminals Guam, Inc.

 

Chapter CGFM Award: Taling Taitano, CGFM, CPA, Deputy Superintendent for Finance and Administration of the Guam Department of Education. CGFM Chairperson Jose Guevara III, CGFM, Controller for the Port Authority of Guam and Co-Chairperson Frances Danielli, CGFM of the Guam Housing and Urban Renewal Authority.

 

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Program Year 2011 - 2012


President's Award: the National President presents special awards to recognize individuals who have made extraordinary contributions to the success of the Association’s program during that president’s term. This year, National President Richard O. Bunce, CGFM, CPA, is pleased to present  and award the Guam Chapter Executive Committee for sustained, successful efforts in promoting recognition of the CGFM certification by the Guam government, encouraging passage of legislation requiring each government agency to prepare Citizen Centric Reports, and strategic planning with the Guam government to identify and present targeted training sessions for government employees.  

Chapter Recognition Award, Platinum Level: Chapter President, Vince Duenas, Auditor III, Office of Public Accountability.  

CGFM Award: Jojo Guevara, CGFM and Gloria Travis, CGFM, In recognition of the efforts of the chapter to promote the CertifiedGovernment Financial Manager (CGFM) certification through a visit with National President Richard Bunce to Guam’s lieutenant governor, presentations to governmental accounting students, a well-organized CGFM section on their chapter website, CGFM month proclamations from the acting governor and autonomous government units, incentives to chapter members for study guides and examinations, and coordination with the Guam Society of CPAs to continue spreading the benefits of the certification.

Platinum AGA Regional Vice President Award - RVP Pacific Rim: Doreen Crisostomo, CGFM, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Guam. The National President-Elect, in consultation with the Senior Vice Presidents for Regional Services, acknowledges these enthusiastic leaders with awards that recognize their exceptional service to the Association.

 

Program Year 2010 - 2011


Chapter Recognition Award, Platinum Level: Chapter President, Thomas Paulino, CPA, CGAP, General Accounting Supervisor, Department of Administration.  

Regional Coordinator CGFM Award: RC Pacific Rim Doreen Crisostomo, CGFM, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Guam.

National Awards for Program Year 2009 - 2010


Chapter Recognition Award, Platinum Level: Chapter President Jojo Guevara, CGFM, Financial Controller, Port Authority of Guam. 

Chapter Education Award: Education Co-Chairs, Maripaz Perez, CGFM, CGAP, Auditor, Guam Office of Public Accountability, and Randy Wiegand, CGFM, CPA, Chief Financial Officer, Guam Power Authority. In recognition of the Guam Chapter’s high-quality educational programs and the pivotal role it has played in increasing the competencies of government accountants and financial managers in Guam and Micronesia.

Community Service Award: Community Service Co-Chairs, Llewelyn Restuvog Terlaje, Auditor, Guam Office of Public Accountability, and Lourdes R. Perez, Auditor, Guam Office of Public Accountability. In recognition of the Guam Chapter, for its giving spirit and outstanding community service program.

CGFM Award: Doreen Crisostomo, Ph.D., CGFM, CGFM Committee Chair; Assistant Professor of Accounting, University of GuamIn recognition of the Guam Chapter, for promoting the CGFM certification among Government of Guam entities, University of Guam students, faculty and human resources departments, Guam Society of CPAs and Association of Pacific Island Public Auditors.

Newsletter Award: Newsletter Editor Matthew Quinata, Chief Internal Auditor, Bureau of Budget and Management Research.

 

National Awards for Program Year 2008 - 2009

 

Chapter Recognition Award, Platinum Level: Chapter President Rodalyn Marquez, CGFM, CPA, CGAP, CIA, Audit Supervisor, Office of the Public Auditor.

Chapter Education Award: Maripaz Perez, CGFM, CGAP, Education Co-Chair; Auditor, Office of the Public Auditor, Guam; and Zeny Asuncion-Nace, CGFM, CPA, CFE, Education Co-Chair; Comptroller, University of Guam. In recognition of AGA’s Guam Chapter for its high-quality education programs. The Guam Chapter has played a pivotal role in increasing the competencies of government accountants and financial managers in Guam and Micronesia. The chapter works with the executive and legislative branches of local government to ensure funding is provided. The chapter and the Government of Guam then identify appropriate courses and co-sponsor events with the Guam Society of CPAs.

CGFM Award: Doreen T. Crisostomo, CGFM, CGFM Coordinator; Deputy Superintendent, Finance and Administrative Services, Public School System, Guam. In recognition of AGA’s Guam Chapter for promoting the CGFM designation by sponsoring the Government Financial Management courses to prepare for the three examinations, by discussing the benefits of the CGFM with accounting majors at the University of Guam, increasing awareness of the CGFM with the legislature and encouraging the Guam Office of the Public Auditor to offer a one-step pay increase to employees who pass the CGFM Examinations.

LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS

 

Program Year 2016 - 2017

Herminia Dierking Scholarships:

  • Lauren Montinola

  • Thomas Battung

  • Ren Jalandoni

AGA Guam Chapter Scholarships:

  • Norma Jean Flores

Program Year 2014 - 2015

 

Herminia Dierking Scholarships:

  • Jared F. Andrada

  • Clarabelle L. Santos

AGA Guam Chapter Scholarships:

  • Edward Bamba

Program Year 2013 - 2014

Herminia Dierking Scholarships:

  • Alvijane Joy F. Manabat

  • Anna M. Golden

  • Bernice G. L. Laaw

  • Dawn Geraldine S. Pilarca

AGA Guam Chapter Scholarships:

  • Priscilla K. Rideb

Program Year 2012 - 2013

Herminia Dierking Scholarships:

  • Anthony R. Quenga

  • Nina Kharlene P. Doromal

AGA Guam Chapter Scholarships:

  • Floregine Dela Cruz

  • Guoying H. Murday

 

Program Year 2011 - 2012

 

Herminia Dierking Scholarships:

 

  • Roland L. Limjap

  • Ashley A. Gaerlan

 

AGA Guam Chapter Scholarships:

 

  • Colleen R. Punzalan

  • Justin B. Alano

Program Year 2010 - 2011

 

Herminia Dierking Scholarships:

 

  • Elisa Baluyut

 

NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS
 
Program Year 2014 - 2015

 

Graduate Student Full-Time Study Academic Scholarship: Ricky Hernandez, CGFM

 
Program Year 2013 - 2014

 

Graduate Student Full-Time Study Academic Scholarship: Ricky Hernandez, CGFM

 

Program Year 2012 - 2013

 

Graduate Student Full-Time Study Academic Scholarship: Ricky Hernandez, MAcc

 

Program Year 2011 - 2012

 

Graduate Student Full-Time Study Academic Scholarship: Ricky Hernandez, MAcc

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