Audit & Advisory Services

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Audit and Advisory Services is responsible for all internal audit functions of the District.

The department:

  • Develops and implements a risk-based, districtwide internal audit plan that includes financial, compliance, and operational areas of the Colleges, District Services, Auxiliaries, and Foundations.
  • Assists management by performing independent and objective financial, compliance, and operational internal audits, internal control reviews, special investigations, and advisory projects.
  • Assists management with audit issues and recommendations.
  • Assists with fraud prevention measures by providing training.
  • Monitors the District's fraud hotline.
  • Serves as the liaison between the District and external ​ auditors.

Erika Almaraz CPA, CIA, CFE
Director of Accounting, Audit & Advisory Services

Veronica Giles
Audit Specialist