The VRA would like to thank its outgoing controller, Jon McCubbin, for his dedicated service, and congratulate him on his new position as Accounting Manager for the Winebow Group.
VRA knows how important it is for its customers to be good stewards of the limited funds they receive from their users and constituents and the Frederick-Winchester Service Authority (Service Authority) is no exception.
The VRA is excited for the first bi-annual meeting of the VRA Infrastructure Finance Roundtable, which will take place on Tuesday, October 20th. VRA Senior Program Manager Kim Adams will act as the group's staff facilitator.
VRA has a close alliance with the Virginia Chapter of Women in Public Finance (WPF). A state affiliate to the national organization, WFP seeks to advance women's leadership opportunities by fostering relationships and providing educational activities and forums.
John Aulbach serves on the VRA Board as the designated alternate of the Virginia Health Commissioner, one of the ex-officio members.
In the world of public finance, successfully completing even a single financing within a six to nine month period can often be a challenging and complex task that requires a significant investment of staff time for a locality.
The Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC) works to serve the interests of Virginia's economy through several initiatives, including supporting and expanding the Commonwealth's tourism efforts. These efforts are vitally important to the state's overall economic success.
The Buchanan County Public Service Authority (BCPSA) owns and operates a huge water distribution system in far southwest Virginia.
The 2015 General Assembly passed Senate Bill 1440. This bill, patroned by Senator Frank Ruff, changed the name of the Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization Commission to the Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission and also established the Virginia Tobacco Region Revolving Fund.
The concept of ethical or socially responsible investing ("SRI") utilizes an investment strategy that seeks both financial return and social good. The investment industry summarizes the areas of SRI into three broad categories known as "ESG": environment, social justice and governance.