Auditor Vicki Urbanik is one of the 2018 national award recipients honored
by the Association of Government Accountants (AGA).
fall issue of the Journal of Financial Management highlights 14 of
the government financial managers and accountants who received one of AGA’s
national awards this year. The awards include the 2018 “Achievement of the
Year Award,” presented to Urbanik for enhancements in the County Auditor's
Office that improved financial management.
The AGA awards
program said that Urbanik emphasizes ethics, internal controls, and
collaboration, and cited her work updating the county’s financial program
and the fund-numbering system for greater clarity and transparency.
“It is an
incredible honor for me to represent Porter County as a recipient of this
award,” Urbanik said. “This award truly is a credit to the dedicated and
professional staff of the County Auditor’s Office as well as to the County
Commissioners and County Council for their collaboration with our office.”
The AGA is a member
organization for government financial management professionals at the
federal, state, and local levels. For a full list of the 2018 national award