Table 4.27

State Auditors: 2022


FIPS State or other
jurisdiction
State agency Agency head Title Legal basis
for office
Method of
selection
Term of office U.S. citizen State resident Maximum
consecutive
terms
allowed
01AlabamaDepartment of Examiners of Public AccountsRachel RiddleChief ExaminerSLC5 yrs.None
02AlaskaDivision of Legislative AuditKris CurtisLegislative AuditorC, SL(a)None
04ArizonaOffice of the Auditor GeneralLindsey PerryAuditor GeneralSLC5 yrs.None
05ArkansasDivision of Legislative AuditRoger A. NormanLegislative AuditorSLCIndefiniteNone
06CaliforniaBureau of State AuditsMichael TildenActing State AuditorSG4 yrs.None
08ColoradoOffice of the State AuditorKerri HunterState AuditorC,SLC5 yrs.None
09ConnecticutOffice of the Auditors of Public AccountsJohn C. Geragosian and Clark ChaplinState AuditorsSL4 yrs.; (a)None
10DelawareOffice of the Auditor of AccountsKathleen McGuinessState AuditorC, SE4 yrs.None
12FloridaOffice of the Auditor GeneralSherrill F. NormanAuditor GeneralC, SL(a)None
13GeorgiaDepartment of Audits and AccountsGreg S. GriffinState AuditorSLIndefiniteNone
15HawaiiOffice of the AuditorLes KondoState AuditorCL8 yrs.None
16IdahoLegislative Services Office - Legislative AuditsApril J. RenfroLegislative AuditorSLC(b)None
17IllinoisOffice of the Auditor GeneralFrank MautinoAuditor GeneralC, SL10 yrs.None
18IndianaState Board of AccountsPaul D. JoyceState ExaminerSGLC4 yrs.None
19IowaOffice of the Auditor of StateRob SandAuditor of StateC, SE4 yrs.None
20KansasLegislative Division of Post AuditChris ClarkeLegislative Post AuditorSLC(b)None
21KentuckyOffice of the Auditor of Public AccountsMike HarmonAuditor of Public AccountsC, SE4 yrs.2
22LouisianaOffice of the Legislative AuditorMichael WaguespackLegislative AuditorC, SL(a)None
23MaineDepartment of AuditJacob NortonState AuditorSL4 yrs.2
24MarylandOffice of Legislative AuditsGregory A. HookLegislative AuditorSEDIndefiniteNone
25MassachusettsOffice of the Auditor of the CommonwealthSuzanne M. BumpAuditor of the CommonwealthC, SE4 yrs.None
26MichiganOffice of the Auditor GeneralDoug RinglerAuditor GeneralCL8 yrs.None
27MinnesotaOffice of the Legislative AuditorJudy RandallLegislative AuditorSLC6 yrs. (a)None
27MinnesotaOffice of the State AuditorJulie BlahaState AuditorCE4 yrs.None
28MississippiOffice of the State AuditorShad WhiteState AuditorCE4 yrs.None
29MissouriOffice of the State AuditorNicole GallowayState AuditorC, SE4 yrs.None
30MontanaLegislative Audit DivisionAngus MaciverLegislative AuditorC, SLC2 yrs.None
31NebraskaOffice of the Auditor of Public AccountsCharlie JanssenAuditor of Public AccountsCE4 yrs.None
32NevadaLegislative Counsel Bureau, Audit DivisionDaniel CrossmanLegislative AuditorSLCIndefinite; (b)None
33New HampshireOffice of the Legislative Budget AssistantMichael W. KaneLegislative Budget AssistantSLC2 yrs. (b)None
34New JerseyOffice of the State AuditorDavid KaschakState AuditorC, SL5 yr. term and until successor is appointedNone
34New JerseyOffice of the State ComptrollerKevin WalshState ComptrollerSGL6 yrs.
35New MexicoOffice of the State AuditorBrian S. ColonState AuditorC, SE4 yrs.2
36New YorkOffice of the State Comptroller, State Audit BureauThomas P. DiNapoliState ComptrollerC, SE4 yrs.None
37North CarolinaOffice of the State AuditorBeth A. WoodState AuditorCE4 yrs.None
38North DakotaOffice of the State AuditorJoshua GallionState AuditorC, SEIndefiniteNone
39OhioOffice of the Auditor of StateKeith FaberAuditor of StateC, SE4 yrs.2
40OklahomaOffice of the State Auditor and InspectorCindy ByrdState Auditor and InspectorC, SE4 yrs.(d)
41OregonDivision of AuditsKip MemmottDirectorC, SSSIndefiniteNone
42PennsylvaniaDepartment of the Auditor GeneralTimothy DeFoorAuditor GeneralC, SE4 yrs.2
44Rhode IslandOffice of the Auditor GeneralDennis E. HoyleAuditor GeneralSLC(b)None
45South CarolinaLegislative Audit CouncilEarle PowellDirectorSLC4 yrs.None
45South CarolinaOffice of the State AuditorGeorge KennedyState AuditorSSFIndefinite (c)None
46South DakotaDepartment of Legislative AuditRussell OlsonAuditor GeneralSL8 yrs. (a)None
47TennesseeComptroller of the Treasury, Dept. of AuditJason MumpowerComptroller of the TreasuryC, SL2 yrs.None
48TexasOffice of the State AuditorLisa CollierState AuditorSLC(b)None
49UtahOffice of the State AuditorJohn DougallState AuditorC, SE4 yrs.None
50VermontOffice of the State AuditorDouglas R. HofferState AuditorC, SE2 yrs.None
51VirginiaOffice of the Auditor of Public AccountsStaci HenshawAuditor of Public AccountsC, SL4 yrs.None
53WashingtonOffice of the State AuditorPat McCarthyState AuditorC, SE4 yrs.None
54West VirginiaLegislative Auditor's OfficeAaron AllredLegislative AuditorSL(a)None
55WisconsinLegislative Audit BureauJoe ChrismanState AuditorSLCIndefinite (b)None
56WyomingDepartment of AuditJustin ChavezDirectorSGC6 yrs.None
__Dist. Of ColumbiaOffice of the D.C. AuditorKathleen PattersonDistrict of Columbia Auditor
60American SamoaAS Territorial Auditor OfficeTofa Sualauvi Su'aTerritorial Auditor
66GuamOffice of the Public AuditorBenjamin CruzPublic AuditorSE4 yrs.None
69CNMI*Office of the Public AuditorKina PeterPublic AuditorC,SGL
72Puerto RicoOffice of the ComptrollerYesmin M. Valdivieso-GalibComptrollerC,SGL10 yrs.1
78U.S. Virgin IslandsOffice of the Inspector GeneralSteven van BeverhoudtInspector General

Source:

Auditing in the States: A Summary, 2021 edition, The National Association of State Auditors, Comptrollers and Treasurers.

Key:

* Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands
✓ — Provision for.
✕ — No provision for
E — Elected by the public.
L — Appointed by the legislature.
G — Appointed by the governor.
SS — Appointed by the secretary of state.
LC — Selected by legislative committee, commission or council.
ED — Appointed by the executive director of legislative services
GC — Appointed by governor, secretary of state and treasurer.
GL — Appointed by the governor and confirmed by both chambers of the legislature
GLC — Appointed by the governor and confirmed by legislative council
SF — Appointed by state fiscal accountability authority.
C — Constitutional
S — Statutory

Footnotes:

(a) Serves at the pleasure of the legislature.
(b) Serves at the pleasure of a legislative committee.
(c) The term is indefinite, but the state auditor serves at the pleasure of the five-member State Fiscal Accountability Authority.
(d) Eight years, need not be consectutive. Any years served by election or appointment to serve less than a full term to fill a vacancy are not included in the eight-year limitation.