Dr. Doreen T. Crisostomo, CGFM, CFE, CICA is a tenured Full Professor of Accounting in the School of Business and Public Administration at the University of Guam. She teaches Governmental Accounting for accounting and non-accounting majors, Accounting Systems, Ethics for the Accountant, and oversees the accounting internship program. She serves as the Guam Chapter Program Director, Guam Chapter Accountability Director, AGA National Professional Ethics Board, Guam Housing Corporation Board Director, and Reviewer for the GFOA’s Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR) program.
Doreen has worked in government service for over 25 years, including time spent as the deputy superintendent of finance and administration for the Guam Public School System; comptroller of Guam Power Authority; controller for the Guam Housing Corporation; and deputy/chief fiscal officer in the Guam Legislature. Her previous community service included serving on the AGA National Finance and Budget Committee, AGA National Senior Vice President, Pacific Rim Regional Vice President, Pacific Rim Regional Coordinator for Certification, Guam Chapter President, and the Guam Memorial Hospital Authority Finance and Planning Committee Chairperson.
Doreen earned her Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from the University of Guam, Master of Business Administration in Accounting from the University of Phoenix, and Ph.D. from Capella University. She is certified as a government financial manager, fraud examiner, and internal controls auditor.
The Citizen-Centric Report (CCR) Initiative in the Guam Public Law 30–127 is one of the reporting requirements in the government of Guam. From fiscal years 2009 to 2019, a fluctuation in the number of entities complying with this law was observed. This session will discuss the history of this initiative, the trend of this reporting requirement, and best practices in preparing a high-quality report.Read More
Photos from recent activities hosted by the Pacific and Virgin Islands Training Initiatives (PITI-VITI) in support of conferences, training and leadership development, are available below.