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Treasurer Deschaine Earns Certification

Post Date:03/12/2019 4:21 PM

Treasurer Phil Deschaine attended the Michigan Governmental Finance Officers Association (MGFOA) Spring meeting in East Lansing. Deschaine was awarded the MGFOA Back To Basics Certification for completing three days of courses and exams in governmental finance, budgeting and accounting. 

The Michigan Government Finance Officers Association (MGFOA) Back to Basics is a package of three one-day seminars designed for practitioners in the field of public finance who are responsible for the accounting and budgeting functions in their governmental units. Phil Deschaine has 30+plus years of private sector business and accounting experience. These courses helped him to apply his knowledge to the unique requirements of Meridian Township Treasurer.  He completed all three courses and exams before being sworn in as Treasurer on December 7, 2018.  

Presenting the certificate with Treasurer Deschaine is Deputy Controller of Genesee County, Chrystal Simpson.

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