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Ernie Summerville, CPA
First Assistant Legislative Auditor, Director of Financial Audit Services
Financial Audit Services
Audits state agencies and higher education. These audits focus on whether state entities have adequate controls in place to ensure accountability over public funds and compliance with state and federal laws, regulations, and grant agreements.
Roger Harris, J.D., CCEP, CFI
Executive Counsel and Assistant Legislative Auditor for Investigations
Investigative Audit Services
Gathers evidence regarding fraudulent or abusive activity affecting governmental entities. Their audits are designed to detect and deter the misappropriation of public assets and to reduce future fraud risks.
John Morehead, CPA
Assistant Legislative Auditor & Director of Recovery Assistance Services
Recovery Assistance Services
Performs procedures in conformance with professional auditing standards intended to ensure that disaster recovery funds granted to the state are spent in accordance with federal and state laws, rules, and regulations or grant requirements.
Jenifer Schaye, CFE
Provides written and oral opinions related to audit matters for LLA staff auditors, independent CPAs, and public officials and tracks legislation regarding audit issues.
Karen LeBlanc, MSW, CIA, CGAP
Assistant Legislative Auditor, Director of Performance Audit Services
Performance Audit Services
Evaluates the economy, efficiency, and effectiveness of state agency programs, functions, and activities and provides that information to legislators and public officials.
Diane Allison, CPA, CGMA, CGFO
Assistant Legislative Auditor, Director of Local Government Services
Local Government Services
Provides local government agencies with services to improve agency operations. Services provided range from best practices to recommendations on improving controls and safeguarding assets.
Kenneth Herbold, ASA, EA, CFA, MAAA, FCA
Director of Actuarial Services
Serves as the actuarial advisor to the Louisiana Legislature providing services such as cost notes for proposed legislation, certifying cost of living allowances (COLAS), and providing consulting to legislators.
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Our variety of resources help inform lawmakers, assists organizations with government compliance, and ensures state and federal funds are being spent responsibly in Louisiana.
Assessors & Millages
Explanations, discussions and other resources about millage processes and Open Meetings Laws.
Virtual classes on a variety of topics specifically designed for Louisiana's local government officials and their staffs.
Resources regarding answers relating to audit matters and other topics of common interest.
Local Government Reporting
Resources for submitting reports and other required documents for local government entities
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