Announcing the 2018 Knighton Award Winners!
The Awards Committee is pleased to announce the 2018 Knighton Award winning reports! The Knighton Award recognizes the best performance audit reports of the preceding year. The following reports were recognized for their excellence for calendar year 2018.
EXTRA-SMALL AUDIT SHOP (1 TO 2 AUDITORS)
EXEMPLARY: City of Killeen, TX, City Auditor
Animal Services Unit Audit: Animal Services Shows Marked Improvement Under Interim Leadership
DISTINGUISHED: City of Bowling Green, KY, Internal Auditor’s Office
Building and Inspection Division Audit
DISTINGUISHED: City of Pasadena, CA, Internal Audit Division
Audit of the City's Vendor Master File and 1099 Processes
SMALL AUDIT SHOP (3 TO 5 AUDITORS)
EXEMPLARY: City of West Palm Beach, FL, Internal Auditor’s Office
Accounts Payable Audit
DISTINGUISHED: City of Durham, NC, Audit Services Department
Housing for New Hope-Rapid Re-Housing Performance Audit
DISTINGUISHED: Washoe County School District, NV, Internal Audit
Nutrition Services - Unpaid Balances and Community Eligibility
MEDIUM AUDIT SHOP (6 TO 10 AUDITORS)
EXEMPLARY: Multnomah County, OR, County Auditor's Office
Emergency Management: Eagle Creek Fire offers lessons to improve County readiness for future disasters
DISTINGUISHED: City of Berkeley, CA, Berkeley Auditor's Office
Stronger Oversight Necessary to Ensure Continued Assistance for Severely Physically Disabled Persons
LARGE AUDIT SHOP (11 TO 15 AUDITORS)
EXEMPLARY: King County, WA, King County Auditor's Office
RapidRide Fare Enforcement: Efforts Needed to Ensure Efficiency and Address Equity Issues
DISTINGUISHED: City of Chicago, IL, Office of Inspector General
Audit of the City's Process for Evaluating and Setting User Fees
DISTINGUISHED: City of Long Beach, CA, City Auditor’s Office
Animal Care Services: Phase Two
EXTRA LARGE AUDIT SHOP (16+ AUDITORS)
EXEMPLARY: City of Philadelphia, PA, Office of the Controller
The Effectiveness of and Compliance with Sexual Harassment Policies and Procedures
DISTINGUISHED: City and County of Denver CO, Denver Auditor's Office
DISTINGUISHED: City of Austin, TX, Office of the City Auditor
Audit of Austin Police Department's Response to Mental Health-Related Incidents
See the descriptions of all the reports, including a list of past winners here: Report Descriptions and Past Winners
**Check back soon for a listing of all 2018 submissions with links to the reports whose shops granted permission to publish**
For detailed information on the Knighton Award and the submission process, please see the 2018 Knighton Award Program Description. To view the criteria, please see the Knighton Award Criteria.
Recognizing the Winners
The award winners will be recognized at the ALGA Annual Conference in Kansas City, MO on May 6, 2019.
Thank you to the Judges and Awards Program Committee Volunteers!
ALGA’s Awards Program would not be possible without the commitment of ALGA’s member organizations. We would like to thank the following organizations for supporting the Awards Program with volunteer judges and committee members:
The Awards Program Committee is recruiting for new volunteer members! We are also always on the lookout for volunteer judges. If you or someone in your audit shop might be interested in serving as a judge or committee member for the 2019/20 awards year, please contact us.
Lisa Monteiro, ALGA Awards Program Committee Chair
Kathie Harrison, ALGA Awards Program Committee Vice Chair