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Knighton Award

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)

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RYCity 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)

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EXEMPLA
RYCity of West Palm Beach, FL, Internal Auditor’s Office

Accounts Payable Audit

DISTINGUISHEDCity of Durham, NC, Audit Services Department

Housing for New Hope-Rapid Re-Housing Performance Audit

DISTINGUISHEDWashoe County School District, NV, Internal Audit

Nutrition Services - Unpaid Balances and Community Eligibility


MEDIUM AUDIT SHOP (6 TO 10 AUDITORS)

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EXEMPLARYMultnomah County, OR, County Auditor's Office

Emergency Management: Eagle Creek Fire offers lessons to improve County readiness for future disasters

DISTINGUISHEDCity 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)

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EXEMPLARYKing County, WA, King County Auditor's Office

RapidRide Fare Enforcement: Efforts Needed to Ensure Efficiency and Address Equity Issues

DISTINGUISHEDCity of Chicago, IL, Office of Inspector General

Audit of the City's Process for Evaluating and Setting User Fees

DISTINGUISHEDCity of Long Beach, CA, City Auditor’s Office

Animal Care Services: Phase Two


EXTRA LARGE AUDIT SHOP (16+ AUDITORS)

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EXEMPLARYCity of Philadelphia, PA, Office of the Controller

The Effectiveness of and Compliance with Sexual Harassment Policies and Procedures

DISTINGUISHEDCity and County of Denver CO, Denver Auditor's Office

Affordable Housing

DISTINGUISHEDCity 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.


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Recognizing the Winners

The award winners will be recognized at the ALGA Annual Conference in Kansas City, MO on May 6, 2019.

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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:

  • Broward County, FL, Office of the County Auditor
  • Children's Services Council of Palm Beach County, FL, Internal Audit
  • City and County of Honolulu, HI, Office of the City Auditor
  • City and County of San Francisco, CA, Controller's Office
  • City of Albuquerque, NM, Office of Internal Audit
  • City of Anaheim, CA, Audit Division
  • City of Austin, TX, Office of the City Auditor
  • City of Berkeley, CA, Office of the City Auditor
  • City of Buffalo, NY, Department of Audit and Control
  • City of Charlotte, NC, Internal Audit Division
  • City of Denton, TX, Internal Audit Department
  • City of Durham, NC, Audit Services Department
  • City of Long Beach, CA, Long Beach City Auditor's Office
  • City of Portland, OR, Audit Services Division
  • City of Sacramento, CA, Office of the City Auditor
  • City of San Diego, CA, Office of the City Auditor
  • City of Scottsdale, AZ, City Auditor's Office
  • City of Seattle, WA, Office of the City Auditor
  • City of Seattle, WA, Seattle OIG for Public Safety
  • City of Wilmington, DE, Audit Department
  • Johnson County, KS, Johnson County Audit Services
  • Los Angeles County, CA, Department of Auditor-Controller
  • Louisville Metro Government, KY, Office of Internal Audit
  • Mecklenburg County, NC, Mecklenburg County Internal Audit
  • Multnomah County, OR, Multnomah County Auditor's Office
  • Orange County Public Schools, FL, Internal Audit Department
  • Port of San Diego, CA, Office of the Port Auditor
  • Seattle Public Schools, WA, Office of Internal Audit
  • Suffolk County, NY, Suffolk County Comptroller
  • Washington County, OR, County Auditor's Office
  • Washington DC, DC, Office of the DC Auditor

Participation Opportunities

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.

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Thank you!

Lisa MonteiroALGA Awards Program Committee Chair

Kathie HarrisonALGA Awards Program Committee Vice Chair