Washington State Auditor’s Office. Opportunities for Washington . Association of Washington Business Government Affairs Council July 13, 2010 Larisa Benson Director of Performance Audit State Auditor’s Office. The role of the State Auditor.
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Opportunities for Washington
Association of Washington Business
Government Affairs Council
July 13, 2010
Director of Performance Audit
State Auditor’s Office
We audit the accounts of both state and local government for financial reporting standards and legal compliance.
In 2005, Washington voters passed Initiative 900, giving the State Auditor the authority to conduct performance audits of state and local governments.
Since then, we have conducted 29 performance audits of more than 80 governmental units, identifying potential savings and revenue totaling $285 million.
2009 State Government Performance Review
2010 Performance Audit Work Plan
In 2009, we launched a performance review focusing on specific reform options for state government.
We asked these questions:
Our bottom line
Larisa Benson, Director of Performance Audit(360) 725-9720Larisa.Benson@sao.wa.gov