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The '''Virginia Auditor of Public Accounts''' is a state executive position in the Virginia state government. The current officeholder is [[Walter Kucharski]].
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|State = Virginia
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|Office=Auditor of Public Accounts
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|Office type =Nonpartisan
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|Image =Seal of Virginia.svg.png
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|Office website = http://www.apa.state.va.us/
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|Length of term = 4 years
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|Authority =[[Article IV, Virginia Constitution|Virginia Constitution, Article IV, Section 18]]
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|Selected =  Elected by General Assembly
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|Current officeholder = Martha Mavredes
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|Officeholder image =  Martha Mavredes.jpg
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|Assumed office =  January 1, 2013
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|Other offices = [[Governor of Virginia|Governor]] • [[Lieutenant Governor of Virginia|Lieutenant Governor]] • [[Virginia Secretary of State|Secretary of State]] • [[Virginia Attorney General|Attorney General]] • [[Virginia Treasurer|Treasurer]] • [[Virginia Auditor|Auditor]] • [[Virginia Superintendent of Public Instruction|Superintendent of Education]] • [[Virginia Commissioner of Agriculture|Agriculture Commissioner]] • [[Virginia Commissioner of Insurance|Insurance Commissioner]] • [[Virginia Secretary of Natural Resources|Natural Resources Commissioner]] • [[Virginia Commissioner of Labor and Industry|Labor Commissioner]] • [[Virginia Chairman of State Corporation Commission|Public Service Commission]]
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}}{{tnr}}The '''Virginia Auditor of Public Accounts''' is an appointed position in the [[Virginia]] state government. The officeholder is responsible for auditing the accounts of every state department, officer, board, commission, institution or other agency handling any state funds.<ref>[http://leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bin/legp504.exe?000+cod+30-133 ''Virginia Legislature,'' "Code of Virginia Title 30, Duties and Powers generally," Accessed December 26, 2012]</ref>
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==Current officeholder==
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The current officeholder is [[Martha Mavredes]]. She was first appointed to the position effective January 1, 2013. Mavredes succeeds [[Walter Kucharski]], who held the office from 1984 to 2012.<ref>[http://www.apa.state.va.us/APA_Careers/Martha_Mavredes_bio.aspx ''Auditor of Public Accounts,'' "Martha Sedwick Mavredes CPA, Auditor of Public Accounts," Accessed February 4, 2013]</ref>
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==Appointments==
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[[Article IV, Virginia Constitution#Section 18|Article 4, Section 18]] of the [[Virginia Constitution]] established the Auditor of Public Accounts.
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'''Article IV, Section 18:'''
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| An Auditor of Public Accounts shall be elected by the joint vote of the two houses of the General Assembly for the term of four years. His powers and duties shall be prescribed by law.
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==Vacancies==
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According to Title 30, Chapter 14, Section 1 of the Code of Virginia, "In the event the office of Auditor of Public Accounts becomes vacant while the General Assembly is not in session, the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission shall appoint a successor to serve until thirty days after the commencement of the next session of the General Assembly."<ref>[http://leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bin/legp504.exe?000+cod+30-130 ''Virginia Legislature,'' "Code of Virginia," Accessed December 26, 2012]</ref>
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==Divisions==
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*Acquisition and Contract Management
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*Budgeting and Performance Management
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*Capital Asset Management
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*Data Analysis
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*Financial Management
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*Higher Education Programs
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*Human Services Management
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*Information Systems Development
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*Information Systems Security
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*Judicial Systems
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*Reporting and Standards
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==Compensation==
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In 2011, the Virginia Auditor of Public Accounts was paid an estimated $159,907, according to the [[Council of State Governments]].<ref>[http://knowledgecenter.csg.org/drupal/system/files/4.11_0.xls ''Council of State Governments,'' "Table 4.11 Selected state administrative officials: Annual salaries by region," retrieved February 1, 2012]</ref>
  
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
*[[Auditor]]
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*[[Walter Kucharski]]
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==External links==
 
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*[http://www.apa.state.va.us/ Virginia Auditor of Public Accounts]
 
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Revision as of 10:40, 24 December 2013

Virginia Auditor of Public Accounts
General information
Office Type:  Nonpartisan
Office website:  Official Link
Term limits:  None
Structure
Length of term:   4 years
Authority:  Virginia Constitution, Article IV, Section 18
Selection Method:  Elected by General Assembly
Current Officeholder

Martha Mavredes.jpg
Name:  Martha Mavredes
Assumed office:  January 1, 2013
Other Virginia Executive Offices
GovernorLieutenant GovernorSecretary of StateAttorney GeneralTreasurerAuditorSuperintendent of EducationAgriculture CommissionerInsurance CommissionerNatural Resources CommissionerLabor CommissionerPublic Service Commission
The Virginia Auditor of Public Accounts is an appointed position in the Virginia state government. The officeholder is responsible for auditing the accounts of every state department, officer, board, commission, institution or other agency handling any state funds.[1]

Current officeholder

The current officeholder is Martha Mavredes. She was first appointed to the position effective January 1, 2013. Mavredes succeeds Walter Kucharski, who held the office from 1984 to 2012.[2]

Appointments

Article 4, Section 18 of the Virginia Constitution established the Auditor of Public Accounts.

Article IV, Section 18:

An Auditor of Public Accounts shall be elected by the joint vote of the two houses of the General Assembly for the term of four years. His powers and duties shall be prescribed by law.

Vacancies

According to Title 30, Chapter 14, Section 1 of the Code of Virginia, "In the event the office of Auditor of Public Accounts becomes vacant while the General Assembly is not in session, the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission shall appoint a successor to serve until thirty days after the commencement of the next session of the General Assembly."[3]

Divisions

  • Acquisition and Contract Management
  • Budgeting and Performance Management
  • Capital Asset Management
  • Data Analysis
  • Financial Management
  • Higher Education Programs
  • Human Services Management
  • Information Systems Development
  • Information Systems Security
  • Judicial Systems
  • Reporting and Standards

Compensation

In 2011, the Virginia Auditor of Public Accounts was paid an estimated $159,907, according to the Council of State Governments.[4]

See also

External links

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