By Todd Spitzer, Chairman of the O.C. Board of Supervisors
On Thursday, the Audit Oversight Committee voted unanimously to form a subcommittee to study the future of Orange County’s audit functions. AOC Chairman/Private Sector Member Mark Wille, CPA, was named Chairman of the subcommittee while Private Sector Member Dr. Dave Carlson was named Vice Chairman. Supervisor Todd Spitzer and Auditor-Controller Eric Woolery, CPA, were also named to the subcommittee. Staff support for the subcommittee will be provided by Internal Audit Director Dr. Peter Hughes, CPA, and Deputy County Counsel Ann Fletcher.
“This is a great step forward in the discussion of the County audit functions, where best practices will be recommended to best protect the interests of the people of Orange County,” Supervisor Spitzer said. “The discussion of the County’s audit function was heading down an adversarial road, but this subcommittee represents an opportunity to instead bring all parties together to study this issue.” Continue reading