County Internal Audit Committee

This Committee serves in an advisory capacity to the Board of County Commissioner (BOCC) and to the County Internal Audit Department, on issues presented to the Audit Committee related to monitoring audit activities for the BOCC. The Audit Committee also serves as an intermediary between the BOCC and the County Internal Auditor upon request from the BOCC or the County Internal Auditor. The Audit Committee shall be subject at all times to Florida's Government-in-the-Sunshine Law, codified in Florida Statutes 286.011.

Membership:

The membership of this Committee shall be appointed by the BOCC and shall be comprised of no less than 3 members and no more than 5 members. This Committee shall include:

  • at least one Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in good standing and is licensed to practice public accountancy in the State of Florida
  • at least one individual who possesses five years of experience with auditing functions
  • at least one individual who is certified in good standing as a: Certified Internal Auditor (CIA); Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Government Auditing Professional (CGAP), Certified Quality Auditor (CQA), Certified Environmental Auditor (CEA), Certified in Control Self-Assessment (CCSA), Certified Financial Services Auditor (CFSA), Certified in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT), or Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
  • a general position (no audit experience or certifications/licenses required)
Consideration for membership shall be given to nominees who possess the following attributes:
  • the ability to encourage openness and transparency
  • the ability to ask relevant questions, evaluate the answer, and continue to probe for information until completely satisfied with the answers provided
  • the ability to work with the County Internal Auditor
  • the ability to work cohesively with other Audit Committee members in fulfilling the Audit Committee's purpose to serve in an advisory capacity to the BOCC and to the County Internal Auditor on issues presented to the Audit Committee related to monitoring audit activities for the BOCC and serve as an intermediary between the BOCC and the County Internal Auditor upon request by the BOCC or the County Internal Auditor

Terms:

Members shall serve two year terms. Members may not serve more than two full consecutive terms.

Special Requirements:

All members must be registered voters residing in Hillsborough County, Florida, who do not have a direct financial interest in County business and must have an impartial, unbiased attitude and no conflicts of interest. Any applicant or Audit Committee member who has an independence or objectivity impairment in fact or in appearance, must promptly report the details to the County's Boards and Councils Coordinator, County Internal Auditor, and Committee Chair. The nature of the disclosure will depend upon the impairment. Each member should have an understanding of good management and business practices.

Authority:

  • BOCC Resolution R13-193, adopted December 4, 2013. Home Rule Charter
  • Amended May 17, 2017, BOCC Meeting

Meetings:

Quarterly. Specific time and place to be determined.

Contact:

Peggy Caskey
County Internal Auditor
Internal Auditor Department
County Center
601 E. Kennedy Blvd., 16th Floor
Tampa, FL 33602
Phone: (813) 274-6795

Members:

Member Position/Appointed by Dates of Service
Mr. Jaime Delgado-Guzman General Auditing Experience 10/18/2017 -
08/31/2018
Mr. Blair Henderson
Certified Public Accountant 09/01/2017 -
08/31/2019
Mr. Ronald Mavrides Certified Government Auditing Professional (CGAP) 12/03/2014 -
08/31/2019*
Mr. Richard Russell General Auditing Experience 09/01/2016 -
08/31/2018
Ms. Daphne Ullman  At Least Five Years of Experience with Auditing Functions  09/01/2017 -
08/31/2018 
* Reappointed/Terms Extended