Fort Bend County Judge Robert Hebert presented the County’s Director of Finance and Investments, Pamela Gubbels, with the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada. This is the 10th consecutive year the Fort Bend County Budget Office has received this award.
Nationally recognized guidelines for effective budget presentation must be met in order to receive this distinguished award. These guidelines include rating ‘proficient’ in fourteen mandatory criteria, assessing how well the budget serves as a policy document; a financial plan; an operations guide; and a communications device.
The Government Finance Officers Association is a nonprofit professional association serving over 17,500 government finance professionals throughout North America. The GFOA’s Distinguished Budget Presentation Awards Program is the only national awards program in governmental budgeting.