Wyoming Department of Audit Director
|Wyoming Department of Audit Director|
|Office website:||Official Link|
|2013-2014 FY Budget:||$25,381,429|
|Name:||Jeffrey C. Vogel|
|Assumed office:||January 2012|
|Other Wyoming Executive Offices|
|Governor • Lieutenant Governor • Secretary of State • Attorney General • Treasurer • Auditors: Auditor • Director • Superintendent of Education • Director of Education • Agriculture Commissioner • Insurance Commissioner • Labor Commissioner • Public Service Commission|
- 1 Current officeholder
- 2 Authority
- 3 Qualifications
- 4 Appointments
- 5 Vacancies
- 6 Duties
- 7 Divisions
- 8 State budget
- 9 Compensation
- 10 Historical officeholders
- 11 State profile
- 12 Recent news
- 13 Contact information
- 14 See also
- 15 External links
- 16 References
The Wyoming Auditor of State is a state executive position in the Wyoming state government. The Wyoming Department of Audit was created as part of the reorganization and commenced operations on July 1, 1989.
The Wyoming Department of Audit Director's powers, term of office, etc. are derived from Title 9, Chapter 2, Article 20 of the Wyoming Statutes.
Article 20, Section 03:
|9-2-2003. Department of audit created; director appointed; structure; authority; reporting.
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The Director of Audit is appointed to a six year term by a majority vote of the governor, secretary of state and the treasurer with the advice and consent of the senate. They can be removed from office by a majority of the same officers, "only for misfeasance, malfeasance or nonfeasance in office."
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The Department of Audit is responsible for the regulation of financial institutions, including auditing public agencies and local governments. The department is also responsible for conducting audits for the collection of federal and state mineral royalties, state mineral and excise taxes, and for coordinating auditing and other revenue matters.
The Wyoming Department of Audit has five main divisions:
- Excise Tax
- Mineral Audit
- Public Funds
- See also: Wyoming state budget and finances
The budget for the Department of Audit in Fiscal Year 2013-2014 is $35,761,497.
- See also: Compensation of state executive officers
In 2013, the audit director's salary remained at $92,000.
|List of Former Officeholders from 1989-Present|
|2||Roger W. Dewey||1990-1993|
|5||Jeffrey C. Vogel||2012-|
Wyoming's population in 2014 was 584,153 according to the United States Census Bureau. This estimate represented a 3.6 percent change from the bureau's 2010 estimate. The state's population per square mile was 5.8 in 2010, trailing the national average of 87.4. Wyoming experienced a 2.8 percent increase in total employment from 2011 to 2012 based on census data, exceeding a 2.2 percent increase at the national level during the same period.
Wyoming fell below the national average for residents who attained at least bachelor's degrees based on census data from 2009 to 2013. The United States Census Bureau found that 24.7 percent of Wyoming residents aged 25 years and older attained bachelor's degrees compared to 28.8 percent at the national level. The median household income in Wyoming was $57,406 between 2009 and 2013 compared to a $53,046 national median income. Census information showed a 10.9 percent poverty rate in Wyoming during the study period compared to a 14.5 percent national poverty rate.
Note: Each column will add up to 100 percent after removing the "Hispanic or Latino" percentage, although rounding by the Census Bureau may make the total one- or two-tenths off. Read more about race and ethnicity in the Census here.
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State of Wyoming
Department of Audit
Herschler Building, 3rd Floor East Wing
122 West 25th Street
Cheyenne, WY 82002
Phone: (307) 777-6663
Fax: (307) 777-5341
- Wyoming Department of Audit, "Welcome to the Department of Audit," accessed June 15, 2012
- Wyoming Department of Audit, "About" accessed January 30, 2013
- Wyoming Business Report, "Vogel new director of Wyoming Department of Audit" accessed January 30, 2013
- Wyoming Statutes, "Title 9, Chapter 2, Article 20," accessed August 2, 2013
- Wyoming Statutes, "Title 9, Chapter 2, Article 20.03," accessed August 2, 2013
- Wyoming Department of Administration and Information, "Department Budget Summary Department of Audit 2013-2014," accessed April 2, 2013
- Council of State Governments, "SELECTED STATE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICIALS: ANNUAL SALARIES," accessed December 8, 2014
- Council of State Governments, Table 4.11 Selected State Administrative Officials: Annual Salaries," accessed January 31, 2014
- The Wyoming Banker, "December 2011," accessed August 2, 2013
- Wyoming State Library, "Personal communication with Wyoming Library Statewide Information Services," August 2, 2013
- United States Census Bureau, "QuickFacts Beta," accessed April 3, 2015
- Wyoming Secretary of State, "Wyoming Election Results," accessed April 3, 2015
- The American Presidency Project, "Presidential Elections Data," accessed April 3, 2015
- United States Census Bureau, "Frequently Asked Questions," accessed April 21, 2014