Ohio Association of Public Treasurers was established to promote
the general and professional interest of the public treasurers
in their respective communities, to obtain a higher standard of
efficiency, to improve service with allied institutions and to
inspire friendly and fraternal relationships among its members.
Today OAPT has over 400 members representing communities from
all over the State of Ohio.
goals of this organization are to:
• Provide opportunities for information networking
• Improve the quality of service to citizens
• Support the mission, purpose, and involvement in the
Association of Public Treasurers of the United States and Canada
• Work constructively toward the advancement and improvement
of the treasury management profession
• Promote cooperation between state, county, and local agencies
Update is a semi-annual publication which provides information
and educational articles
Association publishes an annual directory of its public and private
members as an aid in locating its members as well as providing
a tool for networking and information exchange
program, offered by the Association of Public Treasurers of the
United States and Canada, establishes standards that recognize
the professional achievement of treasury officials. Members who
meet these standards in education and experience are recognized
as a Certified Public Finance Administrator (CPFA).
Hot Topic Seminars:
OAPT sponsors annual Hot Topic Seminars. These one day seminars
have covered such topics as Collateralization, Senate Bill 81
and GASB Rule Changes.
OAPT offers scholarships to public sector members for the Ohio
Public Finance Officers Training Program and Ohio APT and APT
Conference - held each October throughout Ohio. The annual conference
is held from a Wednesday to Friday. The conference Forum is designed
to further educate Treasurers on such subjects as investments,
debt management, cash management, tax collection and personnel
management. Each Ohio Conference offers credits toward CPFA Certification,
CPE Credit hours, and CPIM credit with the State Treasurer.
Ohio Public Finance Officers Training Program
Annual Ohio Public Finance Officers Training Program is every June. The annual Training Program is conducted in
conjunction with the Public Treasury Institute & The Ohio State University John Glenn School of Public Affairs. Completion of the three year training program
completes APT's education requirements for the CPFA.
year's program will include such topics as Revenue Collections,
Ethics, Debt Management, Investments, Public Budgeting, and Government
Accounting just to name a few. For further information and details,
call Sal Talarico at (440) 775-7210. Registration brochures will be emailed and mailed
out prior to the program.
Ohio Association of Public Treasurers is offering scholarships
for members in need to the Ohio Public Finance Officers Training
Program. To qualify for a scholarship you must be a member of
OAPT and APT U.S.&C.