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About ALGA

ALGA was formed in 1989 and now has more than 300 organizational members and more than 2,500 individual members. Our diverse membership includes elected or appointed auditors from cities, counties, utility districts, transit agencies, tribal governments and more. We welcome organizations of all sizes from around the globe.

Vision & Mission

ALGA is committed to providing an inclusive and thriving community for all local government auditors working together, making a difference for the public good. ALGA empowers our local government auditing community through excellence in advocacy, education, communication, and collaboration to protect and enhance the public good while embracing diversity, equity, and inclusiveness.

Key Resources

Training—Members benefit from affordable training that is designed specifically for local government auditors. Formats include our annual conference, as well as webinars and regional trainings.

Peer review—Member organizations can participate in ALGA’s high quality, low-cost peer review programs. Peer review is available for both Red Book and Yellow Book organizations.

Mentorship opportunities—Mentorship is available to all ALGA members, from entry-level auditors interested in developing their skills to newly appointed Chief Audit Executives navigating the challenges of executive leadership for the first time.

A unified voice—ALGA advocates for independent auditing at the local and state/provincial levels through our Advocacy and Professional Issues Committees.

Other Resources

Members also have access to a number of valuable resources:


The History, Volume I (1985-2001) and Volume II (2001-2018) highlight the significant efforts of ALGA volunteers and leaders to make ALGA the organization that it is today.