Crystal Lake Park District Honored with Certificate of Achievement For Excellence in Financial Reporting

Mon March 19, 2018

The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to the Crystal Lake Park District and Debra Oldham, Crystal Lake Park District Superintendent of Business Services, by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report. As the person primarily responsible for preparing the award-winning comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR), Debra was presented with the certificate. The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting, and its attainment represents a significant accomplishment by a government agency and its management.

The Crystal Lake Park District comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR) was judged by an impartial panel to meet the high standards of the program including demonstrating a constructive “spirit of full disclosure” to clearly communicate its financial story and motivate potential users and user groups to read the CAFR.

The GFOA is a non-profit professional association serving approximately 19,000 government finance professionals with offices in Chicago, IL, and Washington, D.C.