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Committees

Many ALGA members volunteer their time and expertise on ALGA committees.


The Advocacy Committee promotes the value of independent performance auditing throughout the local government community by providing professional resources and support that demonstrate the value of independent performance auditing to organizations within the local government community.

Please contact the Advocacy Committee Chair, Doug Jones, with questions about the committee’s services or volunteer opportunities.


Committee members can access the Advocacy Committee Workspace through the SocialLink dashboard.

The Awards Committee manages, evaluates, and promotes ALGA’s annual awards program. This includes the Knighton Award, Lifetime Achievement Award, and the Outstanding Contribution to the Quarterly Award.

Please contact the Awards Committee Chair, Kathie Harrison, with questions about the committee’s programs or volunteer opportunities.


Committee members can access the Awards Committee Workspace through the SocialLink dashboard.

The Conference Committee coordinates and organizes the ALGA's annual conference for the membership by providing a challenging educational program on subjects related to local government auditing to promote competence and effectiveness of ALGA members.

Please contact the Conference Committee Chair, Larry Stafford, with questions about the committee’s activities or volunteer opportunities.


Committee members can access the Conference Committee Workspace through the SocialLink dashboard.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Committee promotes a diverse, equitable, and inclusive Association by developing resources, providing education and consultation, collecting data, conducting analysis, and developing diverse members.

Please contact the DEI Committee Chair, Virginia Garcia, with questions about the committee’s services or volunteer opportunities.

For more information, see the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion page.


Committee members can access the DEI Committee Workspace through the SocialLink dashboard.

The Education Committee identifies education needs of the membership and provides members with the most cost-effective, quality education possible. The Committee does this through webinars, regional trainings, articles, web resources, and coordinating the mentorship program.

Please contact the Education Committee Chair, Deborah Jenkins, with questions about the committee’s services or volunteer opportunities.


Committee members can access the Education Committee Workspace through the SocialLink dashboard.

The Long-Term Conference Planning Committee identifies a location for the annual conference on a three-year horizon. The Committee solicits bids, identifies potentially appropriate locations, and evaluates options to ensure the availability of desirable conference facilities and dates.

Please contact the Long-Term Conference Committee Chair, Chris Horton, with questions about the committee’s activities or volunteer opportunities.


Committee members can access the Long-Term Conference Committee Workspace through the SocialLink dashboard.

The Membership Committee ensures that current members remain in the Association, identifies and recruits prospective members, and surveys members on matters of interest to ALGA’s members, committees, and board. Surveys include a Benchmarking Survey, Member Satisfaction Survey, and other surveys based on the needs of other ALGA committees.

Please contact the Membership Committee Chair, Courtney Smith, with questions about the committee’s activities or volunteer opportunities.


Committee members can access the Membership Committee Workspace through the SocialLink dashboard.

The Nominating Committee solicits and analyzes nominations for the ALGA board and submits a formal slate of nominees to the membership for approval, as outlined in the ALGA Bylaws.

Please contact the Nominating Committee Chair, Larry Stafford, with questions about the committee’s activities.


Committee members can access the Nominating Committee Workspace through the SocialLink dashboard.

The Online Resources Committee provides resources for local government auditors through development and maintenance of the ALGA website, social media, online networking, and other online resources. They support other ALGA committees in using online tools.

Please contact the Online Resources Committee Chair, Minh Dan Vuong, with questions about the committee’s activities or volunteer opportunities.


Committee members can access the Online Resources Committee Workspace through the SocialLink dashboard.

The Peer Review Committee provides ALGA organizational members with affordable and quality peer review services that meets requirements set forth in the Government Auditing Standards and/or the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing.

Please contact the Peer Review Committee Chair, Paul Geib, with questions about the committee’s activities or volunteer opportunities.


Committee members can access the Peer Review Committee Workspace through the SocialLink dashboard.

The Professional Issues Committee monitors, evaluates, comments upon, and makes suggestions to the board regarding proposed changes to auditing standards by pertinent professional organizations, and issues facing the auditing profession.

Please contact the Professional Issues Committee Chair, Vickie Classen, with questions about the committee’s activities or volunteer opportunities.


Committee members can access the Professional Issues Committee Workspace through the SocialLink dashboard.

 

The Publications Committee keeps members up to date on current events, emerging issues in the audit community, leading audit practices, and ALGA achievements by publishing the ALGA Quarterly journal and the ALGA Annual Report.

Please contact the Publications Committee Chair, Jennifer Folliard, with questions about the committee’s activities or volunteer opportunities.

 

Committee members can access the Publications Committee Workspace through the SocialLink dashboard.