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The director of the Legislative Audit Bureau is the State Auditor, who is appointed by the Legislature's Joint Committee on Legislative Organization.<ref name="about">[http://legis.wisconsin.gov/lab/AgencyInfo.htm ''Wisconsin Legislative Audit Bureau'' "Agency Info" Accessed July 20, 2012]</ref> The State Auditor appoints staff members from outside of the classified civil service system.
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The director of the Legislative Audit Bureau is the State Auditor, who is appointed by the Legislature's Joint Committee on Legislative Organization.<ref name="about">[http://legis.wisconsin.gov/lab/AgencyInfo.htm ''Wisconsin Legislative Audit Bureau'' "Agency Info" Accessed July 20, 2012]</ref> The State Auditor appoints staff members from outside of the classified civil service system.<ref name="about"/>
  
 
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The Wisconsin State Auditor is an appointed position in the Wisconsin state government. The auditor serves as the Director of the Wisconsin Legislative Audit Bureau - a non-partisan legislative service agency that assists the state legislature.[1]

Current officeholder

Joe Chrisman is the interim officeholder.[2] He was appointed to fill the vacancy in office after Janice Mueller retired on June 17, 2011.[2]

Education:[2]

  • BA, Political science and economics, Montana State University
  • MA, Public affairs, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

Authority

The legislative audit bureau was created in 1965 by Chapter 659 of the Wisconsin state code.[1]

Appointments

The director of the Legislative Audit Bureau is the State Auditor, who is appointed by the Legislature's Joint Committee on Legislative Organization.[1] The State Auditor appoints staff members from outside of the classified civil service system.[1]

Duties

The Legislative Audit Bureau conducts objective audits and evaluations of state agency operations to ensure financial transactions have been made in a legal and proper manner and to determine whether programs are administered effectively, efficiently, and in accordance with the policies of the Legislature and the Governor.[1] The results of these evaluations are provided to the Legislature, along with recommendations for improvements in agency operations.[1]

Division

The Legislative Audit Bureau is organized into four sections:[1]

Approximately two-thirds of the audit staff are in the financial section, and one-third of staff are in the program evaluation section.[1]

Compensation

In 2010, the Wisconsin State Auditor was paid an estimated $121,973 according to the Council of State Governments.[3]

Contact info

Address:
22 E. Mifflin Street, Suite 500
Madison, WI 53703
Phone: (608) 266-2818
Fax: (608) 267-0410
Email: leg.audit.info@legis.wisconsin.gov

See also

External links

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