Committees: 2018-19 Government Accounting & Auditing

Committee Structure & Function

The chair shall be a member of the Legislation Committee.

The objectives of the Government Accounting & Auditing Committee are:

  • Audit Guide: To maintain and update the Louisiana Governmental Audit Guide as needed on a continuing basis.
  • CPE Advisory:

a) Plan and organize the annual Government Accounting & Auditing Conference.

b) Cooperate with the CPE Committee in its development of training programs involving governmental accounting and auditing and make recommendations when courses should be added to the Society CPE schedule.

  • General Committee:

    a) To promote legislation designed to improve state budgeting, accounting and auditing practices.

    b) To improve standards of governmental reporting and compliance with those standards.

    • Federal Regulation:

      a) To monitor regulations issued by various government agencies related to audit requirements and notify and educate the members of change.

      b) To establish and maintain a cooperative relationship with the various state and local governmental agencies which are required to prepare reports of their financial activities.

      Sandra G. Whitehead, Louisiana Legislative Auditor
      Staff Liaison
      Lisa Richardson, Society of Louisiana CPAs