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 2018 annual conference in Colorado Springs, CO will be asked to vote on these nominations. The Board has ratified and recommends the approval of the following directors:
Pam Weipert (CPA, CIA, CGAP) is proposed as the ALGA President-Elect. Pam is the Compliance Officer for Oakland County, Michigan. She has served in various capacities including Chair of the Awards Committee and a member of the Education Committee. As the Awards Committee Chair, Pam facilitated the revisions to the awards program to include the development of the new awards categories. Pam previously served on the Board as a two-term At Large member and currently serves as the Secretary.
Chris Horton (PhD, CIA, CGAP, CRMA, CCSA) is proposed as ALGA Secretary. Chris
is the County Auditor for Arlington County, Virginia and currently serves on the Board as an At Large member. As Chair of the Education Committee, Chris lead
development of the ALGA mentorship program and expanded webinar and regional
training offerings. He has been a member of the Conference Committee, and he was
Chair of the Concurrent Sessions Subcommittee, for the 2018 conference. Chris
has been involved with the Publications Committee, published in the Local
Government Auditor Quarterly, contributed as a Knighton judge, participated in
peer reviews, and presented at numerous ALGA conferences.
Carolyn Smith (CPA, CRMA) is proposed as an At-Large Board Member. Carolyn is the Chief Audit Executive of Columbus City Schools, Ohio. Carolyn has served on the ALGA Advocacy Committee, where she has helped to support besieged audit shops and foster the growth of local government auditing. She has been the liaison for school districts, as well as the central region, and she has drafted advocacy letters and worked on Advocacy publications. Carolyn has written for the Local Government Auditing Quarterly, and represented ALGA at the Council of Great City Schools Conference.
Andrew Keegan (CIA, CGAP) is proposed as an At-Large Board Member. Andrew is the Assistant City Auditor with the City of Austin, TX. Andrew previously served as the Chair of the Survey Committee and now serves as the Chair of the Membership Committee after those two committees merged. Andrew reconstituted the new committee, recruited new members, and established active subcommittees for more efficient and effective committee work. Andrew has contributed to ALGA as a Conference Committee member, presenter, author of articles in the Local Government Auditing Quarterly, and mentor.
Nominating committee members included: