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For additional contact information, please see the Member Services page or use the contact form. Find minutes from past Board meetings and other operational information on the Governance page.  Board and committee liaison assignments are on the 2020-21 Liaison Page.

2020-21 Board Members

Larry Stafford

Audit Services Manager
Clark County, WA
P: (360) 397-2310 

Larry Stafford, MBA, CIA, CGAP, CRMA, is the Audit Services Manager for Clark County, Washington. His 18 years of professional experience include engineering, project management, and finance in the private sector in addition to auditing state and local governments. Larry has served as chair of ALGA's Professional Issues Committee and Budget Committee. He has presented at national conferences and regional training events and led or been a member of several peer reviews. In 2017, the Financial Accounting Foundation appointed Larry to the Governmental Accounting Standards Advisory Council. He has a Master’s Degree in Business Administration, is a Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Government Auditing Professional, and Certified in Risk Management Assurance.

Chris Horton

County Auditor
Arlington County, VA
P: (703) 228-7481

Chris Horton, Ph.D., CIA, CGAP, CCSA, CRMA, is the County Auditor for Arlington County, Virginia. Chris has worked in performance auditing since 2001 for both state and local governments, including the City and County of Denver and the Fairfax County (VA) Public Schools. In addition to his service on the ALGA Board, Chris serves on the Conference Committee. Previously, he was the Chair of the Education Committee, and he served as a member of the Publications Committee. Chris has led numerous audit trainings in Virginia, Colorado, and Arizona, and holds four certifications through the IIA, including Certified Internal Auditor and Certified Government Audit Professional. In 2018, Chris was appointed by the Comptroller General of the United States to be a local government auditing representative on his Domestic Working Group. Chris completed his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and History and a Master of Arts in History, both at the University of Texas of the Permian Basin. He completed his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Public Administration at Arizona State University.

Pam Weipert
Immediate Past President

Compliance Officer
Oakland County, MI 
P: (248) 858-0997

Pam Weipert, CIA, CGAP, CPA, is the Compliance Officer for Oakland County, Michigan. Pam served on the ALGA Board for two terms as an At-Large board member and as Secretary for a year. She chaired the Awards Committee and Long-Term Conference Planning Committee, and has been a Knighton Award judge and judge liaison, and was a member of the Education Committee. She updated ALGA’s History Volume II 2001-2018. Pam served as chair of the GAO’s Midwestern Intergovernmental Audit Forum’s Executive Committee and served on the NIGP’s 2014-2020 Strategic Plan Update Task Force. She served many years as the Treasurer of the Detroit Chapter of the Institute of Internal Auditors. Pam has a Master’s Degree in Business Administration, and is a Certified Public Accountant, a Certified Internal Auditor, and a Certified Government Audit Professional.

Lisa Monteiro

Senior Management Auditor
City of Anaheim, CA
P: (714) 765-5332

Lisa Monteiro, CPA, CFE, has worked in internal and external government auditing for over 17 years, and is currently a Senior Management Auditor for the City of Anaheim, California. She has been on the Awards Program Committee for five years, with the past three serving as the Chair. As part of her Chair duties, she has presented the awards at the annual conference and moderated several conference sessions. She has also been a member of the Publications Committee for four years, and served as Guest Editor for one of the Local Government Auditing Quarterly issues.  She has served on the Nominating Committee, and most recently, she was appointed to the Constitution and Bylaws Procedures Committee. Lisa has also authored or co-authored several articles for the LGAQ. She holds her Bachelor of Science in Accounting and a Master of Business Administration from Cal State Long Beach, and is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Fraud Examiner. 

Justin Anderson

Senior Management Auditor
King County, WA
P: (206) 477-1033

Justin Anderson, J.D., CGAP, is a Principal Management Auditor for King County, Washington. Justin has previously served as Publications Committee Chair and Knighton Award judge, and he presented on a number of topics at ALGA annual conferences. Since 2011, his audit work has included topics in law enforcement, emergency management, risk management, social services, and human resources, among others, and has won two Knighton Awards. His professional experience includes strategic policy analysis, project management, 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
At-Large Member

Audit Coordinator
City of Edmonton, AB, CAN
P: (780) 496-5340

Lisa Callas, CIA, has been an internal auditor with the City of Edmonton 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 the chair from 2016 to 2019. 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 from the IIA.

Stephanie Jackson
At-Large Member

Deputy City Auditor
City of Atlanta, GA
P: (404) 330-6804

Stephanie Jackson, J.D., CGAP, is the Deputy City Auditor for the City of Atlanta, City Auditor’s Office and has more than 20 years of audit experience. Stephanie has led audits at the city, state, and county level. In addition to auditing, her professional experience includes two years as Director of the Office of Performance and Accountability for the Department of Watershed Management in Atlanta. This provides her with a unique perspective of local government organizations and the operational challenges they face. She has been a member of the PIC and Conference Committees and helped plan a regional training event. Stephanie has also presented at ALGA annual conferences and participated in two peer reviews. Stephanie earned an undergraduate degree in Visual Arts from McNeese State University, a Juris Doctor from Southern University Law Center, and is a Certified Government Auditing Professional.

Kathie Harrison
At-Large Member

Supervising Senior Auditor
Office of the City Auditor, Austin, TX
P: (512) 974-3002

Kathie Harrison, CGAP, CFE, CICA, is a Supervising Senior Auditor for the City of Austin, Office of the City Auditor and has more than 15 years of audit experience. Kathie has led audits and investigations in the public and private sectors. Her professional experience in local government, construction, and information technology helps her to bring a different perspective to her work. She has been a member of ALGA for over 13 years and has served as chair of both the Long-Term Conference Planning and Awards Program committees. Kathie helped to design the Knighton Feedback Program which is in its second year of full implementation and developed a process to systemically gather feedback points directly from the judges during their review. She was also a member of ALGA’s communication plan task force that streamlined how committees share information. She has moderated sessions and presented awards at the ALGA conference and co-authored an article for the Quarterly. Kathie has a bachelor’s in Communications from the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Rebecca Takahashi
At-Large Member

Senior Internal Auditor
City of Pasadena, CA
P: (626) 744-4258

 Rebecca Takahashi, CFE, CGAP, CIA, is a Senior Internal Auditor for the City of Pasadena and has more than 10 years of audit experience in local government, using both GAGAS and IIA standards. She served as chair of the OLR committee from 2016-2019 and in several other roles including as a member of several Conference Committees and as a Team Lead for Red Book peer reviews. Rebeca has also presented at ALGA conferences, and is a recipient of an Outstanding Contribution to the Local Government Auditing Quarterly Award and a Distinguished Knighton Award. Rebecca has a master of Public Affairs from the University of Texas at Austin and a B.A. in Political Studies and history from Pitzer College. She is also a Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Government Audit Professional, and a Certified Internal Auditor.