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Board Nominees 2019-2020

Meet your New Board Nominees

In accordance with the ALGA Constitution, Bylaws, and operating procedures, the Nominating Committee presents the following nominees to fill four upcoming Board of Director vacancies. Members present during the business meeting at the May 2019 annual conference in Kansas City, MO will be asked to vote on these nominations. The Board has ratified and recommends the approval of the following directors:

Larry Stafford (CIA, CGAP, CRMA) is proposed as ALGA President-Elect.  Larry is the audit services manager for Clark County, Washington. His 18 years of professional experience includes engineering, project management, and finance in the private sector in addition to auditing state and local governments. Larry served on the ALGA Board as treasurer and has chaired the Professional Issues and Budget Committees. He has presented at national conferences and regional training events and led or been a member of several ALGA peer review teams. He has a master’s degree in business administration, is a certified internal auditor, certified government auditing professional, and certified in risk management assurance. Larry is a past member of the GASB’s Governmental Accounting Standards Advisory Council.    

Justin Anderson (CGAP, JD) is proposed as ALGA Treasurer. Justin Anderson is a principal management auditor for King County, Washington. Justin has served as an ALGA Board member, Publications Committee chair, and Knighton Award judge. Since 2011, his audit work has included topics in law enforcement, emergency management, risk management, social services, and human resources, among others, winning two Knighton Awards. Justin has presented on a range of topics at ALGA annual conferences. His professional experience includes project management, policy analysis, and trial lawyering as a private litigation attorney and deputy prosecutor. He holds a bachelor of arts from Pitzer College and a juris doctorate from the University of Washington and is a certified government auditing professional.

Lisa Callas
(CIA, CCSA) is proposed as an At-Large Board Member. Lisa Callas has been an internal auditor with the City of Edmonton, Alberta, since 2013. Prior to becoming an auditor, her work included fund development, communications, business analysis, process improvement and change management. Since 2013, Lisa has led audits focused on corporate culture, reserve fund management, employee business expenses, construction programs, and public involvement/engagement. She has been a member of ALGA’s Publications Committee since 2014 and has served as chair since 2016. Lisa has a master of arts in communications and technology from the University of Alberta and a master of business administration from the University of Liverpool, as well as certificates in non-profit management and business analysis. She has her certification in control self-assessment and is a certified internal auditor.

Lisa Monteiro (CPA, CFE) is proposed as an At-Large Board Member. Lisa is a senior management auditor for the City of Anaheim, California. Lisa has worked in internal and external government auditing for over 17 years. Lisa has been active on ALGA committees, serving on the Awards Program Committee for five years, including serving as the committee chairperson for the past three years. As part of her chairperson duties, Lisa has moderated several conference sessions and served as the master of ceremony for the awards presentation at the annual conference. Lisa has been a member of the Publications Committee for four years, serving as guest editor for the LGAQ, and authoring and co-authoring several articles for the LGAQ. Lisa has also served on the Nominating Committee, and most recently, the ad-hoc Constitution and Bylaws Procedures Committee. She received her bachelor of science in accounting and a master of business administration from California State Long Beach. She is a certified public accountant and a certified fraud examiner.

Nominating committee members included:

  • Diana Coomes Lynn, City of Atlanta, GA
  • Tony Hui, City of Vancouver, BC
  • Kymber Waltunson, King County, WA
  • Pam Weipert, Oakland County, MI
  • Matt Weller, City of Oklahoma City, OK