OPA Bids Farewell to the First Elected Public Auditor

Category: OPA Announcement

The Office of Public Accountability (OPA) staff and alumni hosted a luncheon for Doris Flores Brooks to commemorate her 18 years in public service as Guam’s first Chamorro CPA, first elected Public Auditor. She pioneered OPA to what it is today, a model robust audit office.

OPA Auditors Accept Knighton Award

Category: Press Release from OPA

The Office of Public Accountability (OPA) auditors Llewelyn Terlaje and Christian Rivera accepted the 2017 Knighton Award during the Association of Local Government Auditors (ALGA) 30th Conference in Colorado Springs, Colorado. OPA's audit report, "Department of Public Works Village Streets Management Strategy," won the Knighton Award in the extra-large shop category. Part of the trip to the conference was paid for by ALGA.

Supervising Accountability Auditor and Managing Accountability Auditor Vacancies at the Office of Public Accountability

Category: Career Opportunity at OPA

The Office of Public Accountability is seeking qualified individuals for the following positions:
 
- Supervising Accountability Auditor
- Managing Accountability Auditor

Interested individuals may pick up the job announcement and application packet at said place or click the links below.

Completed applications should be submitted to the Office of Public Accountability:
 
Suite 401, DNA Bldg.
238 Archbishop Flores St.
Hagatna, GU 96910

 

OPA Participates in the 2018 Island Leadership Day

Category: OPA Announcement

The Office of Public Accountability (OPA) participated in the Department of Youth Affairs Island Leadership Day on April 18, 2018. Students from Santa Barbara Catholic School, Madel Sibal and Joshua Valencia, and Academy of our Lady of Guam, Kohana Fejeran, observed firsthand experience being a leader at OPA.

Guam OPA and Palau OPA Performed Peer Review of the FSM National OPA

Category: Press Release from OPA

​The Guam Office of Public Accountability (OPA) and the Republic of Palau Office of the Public Auditor conducted a peer review of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) Office of the Public Auditor. Audit organizations are required by the Government Auditing Standards issued by the Comptroller General of the United States to undergo an independent external quality control review every three years.
 
The peer review was funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of Interior, Office of Insular Affairs.

You may view this announcement by clicking on the link below.

Guam OPA and Palau OPA Performed Peer Review of the Pohnpei State OPA

Category: Press Release from OPA

The Office of Public Accountability (OPA) together with the Republic of Palau (Palau)
Office of the Public Auditor recently performed a peer review of the Pohnpei State Office of the Public Auditor. Audit organizations are required by the Government Auditing Standards issued by the Comptroller General of the United States to undergo an independent external quality control review (peer review) every three years.
 
The peer review was funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI), Office of Insular Affairs (OIA).
 
 
You may view this announcement by clicking on the link below.

OPA Audit Wins ALGA Knighton Award

Category: Press Release from OPA

The Office of Public Accountability (OPA) is delighted to share that the Association of Local Government Auditors (ALGA) has awarded OPA the Exemplary Knighton Award for the audit of the Department of Public Works Village Streets Management Strategy (OPA Report No. 17-09) in the Extra-Large Shop category.
 
This is the first time OPA received an award for an audit, but not the first time to receive an award from ALGA. OPA received two Silver Website Awards back in 2009 and 2011.
 
You may view this announcement by clicking on the link below.

Audit Supervisor Celebrates 15 Years of Government Service at OPA

Category: Press Release from OPA

The Office of Public Accountability (OPA) is pleased to announce Rodalyn May A. Gerardo’s celebration of 15 years of “Auditing for Good Governance” on January 9, 2018. Rodalyn is the first OPA staff to reach this milestone.

Rodalyn holds six professional designations: CPA, CIA, CGFM, CGAP, CGMA, and CICA. Public Auditor Doris Flores Brooks often refers to her as the "Queen of Certifications." She is also a member of AGA, AICPA, IIA, GSCAP, and IIC.

Rodalyn continues to be a role model for aspiring young professionals. Currently, she is continuing her education and professional development and is enrolled in a Master of Business Administration-Accounting program at Mississippi College. Way to go, Rod!

OPA Announces Employee Recognition for "Best Attendance"

Category: Press Release from OPA

The Office of Public Accountability awarded Mr. Frederick Jones the "Best Attendance Award" from January 9, 2017 to January 9, 2018. During the past year, Frederick demonstrated dedicated service to OPA while performing his duties as audit staff on financial, performance, and compliance audits, and procurement appeals.

OPA Auditor Receives CPA Designation

Category: Press Release from OPA

The Office of Public Accountability is pleased to announce Edlyn Maninang Dalisay successful completion of the U.S. Certified Public Accountant examination. She earned her U.S. CPA professional designation in November 2017.