AFERM Announces 2021 Board of Directors

AFERM announced its Board of Directors for 2021. Board duties take effect October 31, 2020. AFERM recently held its 13th annual Federal Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) Summit on September 10, 2020, during which AFERM virtually gathered over 375 Federal ERM professionals from both the public and private sectors—the largest ERM forum of its kind anywhere in the U.S.

Federal Enterprise Risk Management 2020 Survey Results

For the sixth consecutive year, the Association for Federal Enterprise Risk Management (AFERM) and Guidehouse have collaborated to survey Federal government leaders and staff for their insights into the current state of Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) in their organizations. ERM continues to exhibit performance levels that are still reflective of an emerging capability, although incremental (more…)

Summary for ERM for Government Executives Seminar 3: Defining and Operationalizing Risk Appetite

The panel was comprised of Jonathan Cantor, Chief Privacy Officer of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Edward Killen, Chief Privacy Officer of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Karen Sheely, Technical Advisor for Privacy, Governmental Liaison and Disclosure at the IRS, moderated the panel.

Announcing the new 2020 AFERM Board of Directors

AFERM announces its Officers for 2020. During the annual AFERM Summit on October 29-30, 2019, we ratified the new Board of Directors. With a membership of over 600 professionals, AFERM is the only organization that exclusively promotes and supports ERM in the federal sector. “I am delighted to begin my time as the AFERM President (more…)

Summary of April 2019 ERM Workshop: Beyond Compliance, Driving Organizational Value

On April 11, 2019, AGA and AFERM held their third annual enterprise risk management (ERM) workshop with federal government professionals. The event provided an opportunity for more than 160 individuals to hear the opinions of senior government leaders as well as accounts of their ERM successes and challenges. The participants were also able to discuss (more…)

2019 AFERM Summit Presentations Available for Download

AFERM’s Annual ERM Summit is the premiere event for federal ERM practitioners and leaders to network, share best practices, and learn about helpful and actionable ideas you can implement within your organization. If you missed the event or want to review some of the presentations you saw, many of them are now available for download.

Roger W. Jones Award Nominations

The Roger W. Jones Award annually recognizes federal career executives of the Senior Executive Service who have demonstrated superior leadership in achieving their agency’s mission and developing future managers.