John J. Radford, CPA CGFM



John J. Radford


  • Master of Applied Information Management, 1995,  University of Oregon; Eugene, OR
  • Certified Government Financial Manager, 1995,  Association of Government Accountants
  • Pacific Program Graduate, 1993; Oregon
  • Graduate, Advanced Government Finance Institute,   1986, GFOA, Georgetown University; Washington, DC
  • Certified Public Accountant Candidate, Oregon,  (Passed required examinations in 1986)
  • Master of Public Administration, 1979, University of Nebraska; Omaha, NE
  • Certified Internal Auditor, 1974,  Institute of Internal Auditors, Altamonte Springs, FL
  • Bachelor of General Studies, 1974, University of  Nebraska at Omaha; Omaha, NE


  • Chair, Institute of Modern Management, Willamette University, 2011 – Present
  • Oregon State Treasury and Oregon Department of Education Audit Committees, 2011/13 – Present
  • Executive Director Search Committee, Association of Government Accountants (AGA) 2012 – Present
  • National Executive Committee, Association of Government Accountants, 2011 to 2013
  • Financial Accounting Foundation Board of Trustees, 2006 – 2011
  • Administrator of the State Controller’s Division, 1989-2011, Department of Administrative Services, State of Oregon
  • National Executive Committee, Association ofGovernment A ccountants, 2007 – 2010
  • President, National Association of State Auditors, Comptrollers, and Treasurers, 2005, 2001
  • Management Services Director, Judicial Department, State of Oregon, 1983-1989.  Chief Financial Officer of a complex state agency supporting the Oregon Supreme Court, Court of Appeals, Tax Court, and county level Circuit and District Courts of Oregon.
  • Internal Auditor/Accountant/Budget Officer, City of Omaha / Finance Department, Nebraska, 1973-1983
  • United States Air Force, 1967-1971,  AF Intelligence, Vietnam Veteran

Synergistic Activities:

People to People Exchange – 1991

Cities of Moscow, St. Petersburg, Prague

International USAID and U.S. Treasury Service,

Bosnia, 1997; Kyrgyzstan 1999

Professional Political Exchange – 2001


Presentations on Treasury Systems,

Hangzhou China –2003, Joint World Bank Conference

including USA, Germany, France and Australia

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