New and Emerging Finance Directors Roundtable

The 2018-2019 NEFD Program is scheduled to begin September 6, 2018 with 8 monthly programs, running through April. 

In these EXCITING round-table sessions, you'll connect with subject matter experts and peers in an intimate atmosphere, gaining exposure to insights, trends, technology, and fresh internal and external perspectives of the public finance sector through candid dialogue and interactions. Selected participants commit to attending at least 6 of the 8 sessions in order to receive a certificate of completion, letter of recommendation and a drafted press release.


Program Details

  • 8 sessions - held monthly
  • Light breakfast, lunch and snacks included 
  • Submitted for Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Credit
  • All sessions held at NCTCOG offices in Arlington, TX.

  • 8:00 - 8:30am Networking
  • 8:30 am - 4:00 pm Instructional Session and Open Forum Roundtable

Course Topics Include:

  • Utility Rate Management
  • Information Technology/Data Analytics
  • Employment Costs
  • Financial Reporting/Audit
  • Internal Controls/Staffing and Operations
  • Long-Range Financial Planning
  • Budgeting for Municipalities
  • Debt Management
  • Treasury Management/Economic Development
  • Fiscal Policies and Financial Management Practices

Kate Boatler
Lake Cities Municipal Utility Authority
Keith Dagen
City of Richardson
Eva Gregory
City of Granbury
Cheryl Hazelwood-Estes
City of Grand Prairie
Karen Hines
City of Colleyville
Stormy Johnson
City of Benbrook
Sidney Kirk
City of Weatherford
Adrienne Lothery
City of Colleyville
Andy McCartney
City of Burleson
Paula McPartlin
City of Bedford
Myra Rogers
City of Mesquite
Erin Roseman
City of Arlington
Baron Sauls
City of Lancaster
Tom Tvardzik
City of University Park
Tammy Wilson
City of Flower Mound
Jim Yanker
City of Tyler
Bee Youngblood
City of Frisco


If you would like more information, and/or are interested in participating,
please email