Industry Leaders Launch Non-Profit Association for Government Collections

Organization brings knowledge and support to help increase and enhance government revenue recovery efforts 

Orchards, Wash. – Oct. 14, 2008 – Collection industry leaders Kendall Tierney, former head of collections for the city of Boise, Idaho and Gary Sabean, a long-time collections expert with the Arlington County Treasurer's Office of Virginia, today announced the launch of the Government Revenue Collections Association (GRCA), a non-profit association dedicated to the advancement of government collections. Open to any city, state, or federal collection employees and associated organizations, GRCA aims to bring new information, resources and support to help government entities better succeed in today’s collection environment. 

Through various delivery programs, GRCA will provide a platform to further promote networking, learning and knowledge exchange among peers and leaders in the government collection industry.  In addition to hosting an annual conference, association members will also receive regular newsletters on industry best practices, technology innovation and compliance impacting government collections.  Latest news and tips as well as access to a resource library will be available to members through the GRCA Web site at

“Budget constraints, increased costs, self-funding laws, and rising complexity of technologies call out for better solutions and services to help the government increase overall productivity and outcome with their account receivables,” said Kendall Tierney, GRCA Board Member. “We are excited to spearhead the creation of GRCA and bring new ways to help those responsible for government compliance and revenue recoveries enhance and expand their efforts through increased knowledge and support.”

Association membership is offered at three levels to accommodate both government and non-government employees responsible for collections and to those that provide solutions and services for the government collections industry.

For more information about GRCA, please visit or call 1-877-724-4722 or e-mail Kendall at

About Government Revenue Collection Association
Founded in October 2008, Government Revenue Collection Association is a non-profit association dedicated to promoting the advancement of government collections.  Founded by collection industry leaders, the Association serves as a resource for the latest industry information, technology innovation and compliance programs to help government entities improve and enhance revenue recovery initiatives in today’s collection environment.  For more information, visit