Indiana State Examiner
|Indiana State Examiner|
|Office website:||Official Link|
|Length of term:||4 years at the governor's pleasure|
|Authority:||Indiana Code, Title 5, Article 11, Chapter 1|
|Selection Method:||Appointed by the governor|
|Assumed office:||October 7, 2005|
|Other Indiana Executive Offices|
|Governor • Lieutenant Governor • Secretary of State • Attorney General • Treasurer • Auditors: Auditor • Examiner • Superintendent of Public Instruction • Agriculture Director • Insurance Commissioner • Natural Resources Director • Labor Commissioner • Utility Regulatory Commission|
Title 5, Article 11, Chapter 1 of the Indiana Code addresses the office of state examiner:
There is established a state board of accounts. The board consists of the state examiner and two (2) deputy examiners as provided in this section. The principal officer of the board is the state examiner, who shall be appointed by the governor and who shall hold office for a term of four (4) years from the date of appointment.
The qualifications to be eligible for state examiner is also spelled out in the Indiana Code:
The state examiner must be a certified public accountant with at least three (3) consecutive years of active experience as a field examiner with the state board of accounts that immediately precedes the appointment as state examiner.
The state examiner is appointed by the governor to four year terms. They serve at the pleasure of the governor and can be removed due to incompetency or misconduct.
The state examiner heads the Indiana State Board of Accounts. This board is responsible for performing financial and compliance audits of both state and local governments.
Office of the State Board of Accounts
302 W Washington Street, Room E418
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204-2765