The following persons were among the original 291 charter members in 1983-84 when GFOA was organized and are still active members today (current agencies/firms are listed). GFOA currently has around 1,000 members.

  • Virginia Caviness, Tensas Levee District
  • Benny Chelette, City of West Monroe
  • Don Gaudet, Lafourche Parish School Board
  • Ernie Gelpi, Kushner, LaGraize LLP
  • Ronnie Hopkins, Kerr Consulting
  • J. Michael Inzina, ALTEC, Inc.
  • Rebecca Lalumia, Lafayette Consolidated Government (retired)
  • Joseph Lane, Jr., LA Delta Community College
  • Duke McConnell, City of Kenner
  • James B. Melohn, St. Charles Parish Public Schools
  • Thomas O’Neal, Concordia Parish School Board
  • Jerry Osborne, Foley & Judell
  • J. Charles Oubre III, St. Charles Parish
  • Timothy J. Palmatier, Jefferson Parish
  • Frank Rougeau, Bossier Parish School Board
  • C. Grant Schlueter, Foley & Judell
  • Otha Lynn Schofield, Retired
  • Kenneth Thompson, Retired
  • Hugh Walmsley, Reliant Investment Management
  • Elizabeth Washington, Retired
  • Erroll Williams, New Orleans Assessor