Guam Office of Public Accountability Received Full Compliance Rating

Category: Press Release from OPA

The Office of Public Accountability recently underwent a peer review and received a full compliance with Government Auditing Standards issued by the Comptroller General of the United States. Audit organizations are required to undergo independent external quality control review every three years, commonly known as a peer review. Independent auditors from the Association of Pacific Islands Public Auditor conducted the peer review.

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The Guam Office of Public Accountability Participated in the 28th APIPA Annual Conference in Majuro, Republic of Marshall Islands from August 21 to 25, 2017

Category: OPA Announcement

Public Auditor Doris Flores Brooks and Auditors Edlyn Dalisay and Amacris Legaspi were among the participants in the 28th Association of Pacific Island Public Auditors (APIPA) Conference held in Majuro, Republic of Marshall Islands (RMI) from August 21 to 25, 2017.

OPA Auditor Receives CFE Certification

Category: Press Release from OPA

The Office of Public Accountability is pleased to announce that Auditor Andriana Quitugua has successfully completed the fraud prevention and deterrence, financial transactions and fraud schemes, investigation, and law examinations administered by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), and has earned the professional designation of Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE).

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Public Auditor Completes Communications Workshop in Nadi, Fiji

Category: Press Release from OPA

Public Auditor Doris Flores Brooks along with Auditor-Generals and Public Auditors from around the Pacific attended a workshop entitled "Enhancing Effective Communication with Stakeholders" in Nadi, Fiji from May 29 – 31, 2017.

OPA Auditor completes Executive Leadership Development Program

Category: Press Release from OPA

Office of Public Accountability Auditor Jerrick J.J.G. Hernandez was among 22 participants from throughout the U.S. affiliated insular areas that represented the 2017 graduating class of the Executive Leadership Development Program (ELDP). ELDP graduation ceremonies were held on June 9, 2017 at the East-West Center in Honolulu, Hawaii.

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Guam Housing Corporation (GHC) for Independent Financial Audit Services

Category: Request for Proposal

The Guam Housing Corporation (GHC)  is soliciting proposals from a U.S. Certified Public Accounting Firm for an audit of its financial operations for FY 2017 through FY 2019. You may click the following link to download the Request for Proposal (RFP) or pick-up an RFP package at:

 

Guam Housing Corporation

590 South Marine Corps Drive, Ste. 514

ITC Building, Tamuning, GU 96931

GUAM OPA Recognized as WRN Ambassador

Category: OPA Announcement

The Office of Public Accountability has been recognized as a Weather-Ready Nation (WRN) Ambassador, an initiative of the U.S. National Weather Service-National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.  WRN Ambassadors help improve the nation’s readiness, responsiveness, and overall resilience against extreme weather, water, and climate events. Visit http://www.nws.noaa.gov/com/weatherreadynation/ambassadors.html for more information.

Guam OPA Auditors to Attend Lakewood Experience

Category: Press Release from OPA

Auditors Andriana Quitugua and Christian Rivera will be participating in the Lakewood Experience from June 3 to June 15, 2017 along with six other auditors from the Federated States of Micronesia, Republic of Marshall Islands, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. The Lakewood Experience is sponsored by the U.S. Department of the Interior Office of Inspector General and will be held at Lakewood, Colorado.

Two more Public Auditor’s Offices undergo performance measurement

Category: Press Release from OPA

The Government of Guam’s Office of Public Accountability (OPA) and the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) State of Yap’s Office of the Public Auditor (Yap OPA) were assessed concurrently by two separate review teams on 15-19 May 2017.