Awards and Recognition

Awards, Honors, and Recognition

Renaissance Zone Program

Renaissance Zone Program

Receives NLPES Award - 2014

The OAG was presented with a National Legislative Program Evaluation Society (NLPES) impact award for the performance audit of the Renaissance Zone Program – Michigan Economic...

Unemployment Insurance Benefit Overpayments and Nonmonetary Determinations

Unemployment Insurance Benefit Overpayments and Nonmonetary Determinations

Receives NLPES Award - 2013

The OAG was presented with a National Legislative Program Evaluation Society (NLPES) impact award for the performance audit of Unemployment Insurance Benefit Overpayments and...

Performance Audit of Pharmaceutical Costs, Department of Corrections

Performance Audit of Pharmaceutical Costs, Department of Corrections

Receives NLPES Award - 2012

The OAG was presented with a National Legislative Program Evaluation Society (NLPES) impact award for the Performance Audit of Pharmaceutical Costs, Department of Corrections...

Performance Audit of Bureau of Correctional Industries

Performance Audit of Bureau of Correctional Industries

Receives NLPES Award - 2011

The OAG was presented with a National Legislative Program Evaluation Society (NLPES) impact award for the performance audit of the Bureau of Correctional Industries, Department of...

Performance Audit of Prisoner Food Services

Performance Audit of Prisoner Food Services

Receives NLPES Award - 2010

The OAG was presented with a National Legislative Program Evaluation Society (NLPES) impact award for the performance audit of Prisoner Food Services, Department of Corrections...

The OAG was selected as the winner of a 2009 National Legislative Program Evaluation Society (NLPES) Impact Award for the performance audit of Child Development and Care Program Payments, Department of Human Services. Congratulations to Mark Freeman, Audit Division Administrator; Melinda Hamilton, Audit Manager; Yvonne Benn, supervisor; and team members Dawn Anderson, Lori Beltran, Mark Lee, Thomas Ongstad, Sara Schondelmayer, Andy Mitchell, and former employee Renee Johnson-Maybee.

Performance Audit of Child Development and Care Program Payments

Receives NLPES Award - 2009

The OAG was selected as the winner of a 2009 National Legislative Program Evaluation Society (NLPES) Impact Award for the performance audit of Child Development and Care Program...

Auditor General Tom McTavish

Auditor General Tom McTavish

Elected 2009 NASACT President - 2009

Congratulations to Auditor General Tom McTavish who took the oath of office as President of NASACT at the 93rd NASACT Annual Conference. The conference was held August 9-13 in...

Auditor General Tom McTavish

Auditor General Tom McTavish

Named Outstanding CPA in Government - 2009

Our heartfelt congratulations to Auditor General Tom McTavish who was named "2009 Outstanding CPA in Government." The following was reported in MACPA's E-News Issue 482: On...

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Performance Audit of the Bureau of Correctional Industries

Receives AOPTA Award for Six-Month Period - Ended June 30, 2009

Scott Strong, Deputy Auditor General, is pleased to announce that the performance audit of the Bureau of Correctional Industries, Department of Corrections (DOC), is the winner of...

Performance Audit of High School Graduation and Dropout Rates

Performance Audit of High School Graduation and Dropout Rates

Receives NLPES Award - 2008

The OAG was presented with the National Legislative Program Evaluation Society (NLPES) Impact Award for the performance audit of High School Graduation and Dropout Rates, Center...

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Performance Audit of the Suitability of Child Development and Care Program Providers and Performance Audit of Child Development and Care Program Payments

Receive AOPTA Award for Six-Month Period - Ended December 31, 2008

Scott Strong, Deputy Auditor General, is pleased to announce that the Child Day Care performance audit project is the winner of the Audit Operations Project Team Award (AOPTA) for...

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Performance Audit of the School Report Card Program

Receives AOPTA Award for Six-Month Period - Ended June 30, 2008

Scott Strong, Deputy Auditor General, is pleased to announce that the performance audit of the School Report Card Program, Michigan Department of Education (MDE), is the winner of...

Performance Audit of Selected Medicaid Pharmaceutical Drug Transactions

Performance Audit of Selected Medicaid Pharmaceutical Drug Transactions

Receives NLPES Award - 2007

The OAG was selected as the winner of the 2007 National Legislative Program Evaluation Society (NLPES) Impact Award for the performance audit of Selected Medicaid Pharmaceutical...

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Preliminary Review of the Bridges System

Receives AOPTA Award for Six-Month Period - Ended December 31, 2007

Scott Strong, Deputy Auditor General, is pleased to announce that the preliminary review of the Bridges Integrated Automated Eligibility Determination System (Bridges), Department...

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Performance Audit of the Court Originated Liability Section

Receives AOPTA Award for Six-Month Period - Ended June 30, 2007

Scott Strong, Deputy Auditor General, is pleased to announce that the performance audit of the Court Originated Liability Section (COLS), Medical Services Administration,...

Performance Audit of the Office of Professional Preparation Services

Performance Audit of the Office of Professional Preparation Services

Receives NLPES Award - 2006

The OAG was selected as the winner of a 2006 National Legislative Program Evaluation Society (NLPES) Impact Award for the performance audit of the Office of Professional...

2006 NSAA Excellence in Accountability Awards

NSAA Excellence in Accountability Awards

Receives Award - 2006

The OAG was selected to receive two National State Auditors Association (NSAA) Excellence in Accountability Awards: one in the “2006 Performance Audit (large)” category for...

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Performance Audit of Individual Income Tax Return Processing

Receives AOPTA Award for Six-Month Period - Ended December 31, 2006

Scott Strong, Deputy Auditor General, is pleased to announce that the performance audit of Individual Income Tax Return Processing, Department of Treasury, is the winner of the...

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Performance Audit of High School Graduation and Dropout Rate

Receives AOPTA Award for Six-Month Period - Ended June 30, 2006

Scott Strong, Deputy Auditor General, is pleased to announce that the performance audit of High School Graduation and Dropout Rates, Center for Educational Performance and...

Performance Audit of the Bureau of Local Government Services

Performance Audit of the Bureau of Local Government Services

Receives NLPES Award - 2005

The OAG was selected as the winner of a 2005 National Legislative Program Evaluation Society (NLPES) Impact Award for the performance audit of the Bureau of Local Government...

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Performance Audit of Vital Records and Health Data Statistics

Receives AOPTA Award for Six-Month Period - September 30, 2005

Scott Strong, Deputy Auditor General, is pleased to announce that the performance audit of Vital Records and Health Data Statistics, Bureau of Epidemiology, Department of...

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Performance Audit of the Michigan School Readiness Program

Receives AOPTA Award for Six-Month Period - Ended March 31, 2005

Scott Strong, Deputy Auditor General, is pleased to announce that the performance audit of the Michigan School Readiness Program (MSRP), Michigan Department of Education (MDE), is...

Performance Audit of Selected Probate Court Conservatorship Cases

Performance Audit of Selected Probate Court Conservatorship Cases

Receives NLPES Award - 2004

The OAG was selected as the winner of a 2004 National Legislative Program Evaluation Society (NLPES) Impact Award for the performance audit of Selected Probate Court...

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Performance Audit of Human Resources Management Network (HRMN) Self-Service

Receives AOPTA Award for Six-Month Period Ended - September 30, 2004

Scott Strong, Deputy Auditor General, is pleased to announce that the performance audit of Human Resources Management Network (HRMN) Self-Service, Department of Civil Service, is...

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Performance Audit of the Bureau of Local Government Services

Receives AOPTA Award for Six-Month Period - Ended March 31, 2004

Scott Strong, Deputy Auditor General, is pleased to announce that the performance audit of the Bureau of Local Government Services, Department of Treasury, is the winner of the...

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Performance Audit of Selected Probate Court Conservatorship Cases

Receives AOPTA Award for Six-Month Period - Ended September 30, 2003

Scott Strong, Director of Audit Operations, is pleased to announce that the performance audit of Selected Probate Court Conservatorship Cases is the winner of the Audit Operations...

Receives NLPES Award

Performance Audit of the Certificate of Need (CON) Program

Receives NLPES Award - 2003

Auditor General Thomas H. McTavish received the following letter from Martha Carter, Chair, National Legislative Program Evaluation Society (NLPES) Awards...

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Performance Audit of Hunting Permits Selection

Receives AOPTA Award for Six-Month Period - Ended March 31, 2003

Scott Strong, Director of Audit Operations, is pleased to announce that the performance audit of Hunting Permits Selection, Department of Natural Resources (DNR), is the winner of...

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NSAA Announces 2002-03 Committee Members

Recognition - 2002

National State Auditors Association (NSAA) President Rick Fair announced his appointments to the various NSAA standing committees for fiscal year 2002-03. Auditor General Thomas...

Performance Audit of the Michigan Educational Assessment Program

Performance Audit of the Michigan Educational Assessment Program

Receives NLPES Award - 2002

Auditor General Thomas H. McTavish received the following letter from Martha Carter, Chair, National Legislative Program Evaluation Society (NLPES) Awards...

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Another Milestone Achieved With Single Audits

Recognition - 2002

The OAG achieved another milestone this year with the issuance of all 9 Single Audit reports within the 9-month reporting deadline. This milestone could not have been achieved...

Franklin C. Pinkelman

OAG Honors Memory of Franklin C. Pinkelman, C.P.A., C.I.A.

Honors - October 21, 2002

In a ceremony on October 10, 2002, Auditor General Thomas H. McTavish and his staff dedicated the executive conference room in memory of former Michigan Auditor General Franklin...

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Committee Appointments

Recognition - September 30, 2002

The Executive Committee of the Midwestern Intergovernmental Audit Forum appointed Scott Strong to fill a vacancy as a State representative on the Executive Committee through...

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Performance Audit of the Certificate of Need (CON) Program

Receives AOPTA Award for Six-Month Period Ended - September 30, 2002

Scott Strong, Director of Audit Operations, is pleased to announce that the performance audit of the Certificate of Need (CON) Program, Certificate of Need Commission, Department...

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Cal Kladder Honored

Honor - September 23, 2002

Cal Kladder recently received a Quarter Century certificate from the Institute of Internal Auditors presented by Mary Jane Flanagan, a former OAG employee. In her presentation,...

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Letter From Central Region Audit Forums

Recogniton - May 20 2002

Auditor General Thomas H. McTavish recently received the following letter from Luis Escalante, Jr., Executive Director, Central Region Audit Forums: I am writing to express my...

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Letter From the Michigan Department of State Police

Recognition - May 6 2002

Auditor General Thomas H. McTavish recently received a copy of the following letter that was addressed to Amy Zimmerman from Colonel Stephen D. Madden, Director, Michigan...

Letter From GASB - April 29, 2002

Letter From GASB

Recognition - April 29, 2002

Auditor General Thomas H. McTavish was recently copied on the following letter that was addressed to Governor John M. Engler from Tom L. Allen, Chairman, Governmental Accounting...

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Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport Project

Receives AOPTA Award for Six-Month Period Ended - March 31, 2002

Michael Mayhew, Deputy Auditor General for Audits, is pleased to announce that the audit team for the Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport project is the winner of the Audit...

Performance and Financial Related Audit of the Child Development and Care Program

Performance and Financial Related Audit of the Child Development and Care Program

Receives NLPES Award - 2001

Auditor General Thomas H. McTavish received the following letter from Jane Thesing, Chair, National Legislative Program Evaluation Society (NLPES) Awards...

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Milestone Achieved With Single Audits

Recognition - December 31, 2001

The OAG achieved a milestone this year by issuing 11 of 12 reports within the required reporting deadline. The milestone was achieved despite a significant reduction in the time...

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AICPA Judge

Recognition - December 31, 2001

Jon Wise was asked by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) to serve as one of its three judges to select the winner of the AICPA's 2001 "Outstanding CPA...

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AGA Community Service Award

Recognition - December 31, 2001

Kelly Blessing was awarded the Community Service Award at the 2001 Annual Association of Government Accountants (AGA) Awards Dinner that was held on May 22. The Award and...

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Performance Audit of the Wayne County Community College District

Receives AOPTA Award for Six-Month Period Ended - September 30, 2001

Michael Mayhew, Deputy Auditor General for Audits, is pleased to announce that the audit team for the performance audit of the Wayne County Community College District is the...

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AGA National President’s Award

Recognition - August 20, 2001

Outgoing Association of Government Accountants (AGA) National President Bill Broadus recently presented Jon Wise with a 2001 National President's Award in recognition of his...

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Letter From Grand Rapids Community College

Recognition - July 2, 2001

Auditor General Thomas H. McTavish recently received a letter from Juan R. Olivarez, President of Grand Rapids Community College, who made the following comments regarding the...

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Single Audit of the Michigan Department of State Police

Receives AOPTA Award for Six-Month Period Ended - March 31, 2001

Michael Mayhew, Deputy Auditor General for Audits, is pleased to announce that the audit team for the Single Audit of the Michigan Department of State Police (MSP) is the winner...

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Letter From Lake Superior State University

Recognition - January 17, 2001

Auditor General Thomas H. McTavish recently received a letter from Scott W. Smart, Vice President for Business and Finance, Lake Superior State University, who made the following...

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Performance Audit of the Michigan Schools for the Deaf and Blind

Receives AOPTA Award for Six-Month Period Ended - September 30, 2000

Michael Mayhew, Deputy Auditor General for Audits, is pleased to announce that the audit team for the performance audit of the Michigan Schools for the Deaf and Blind (MSDB),...

Performance Audit of Juvenile Justice Services

Performance Audit of Juvenile Justice Services

Receives National Award - 2000

The National Legislative Program Evaluation Society (NLPES) has given an "Impact Award" to the Office of the Auditor General in recognition of the documented impact on public...

National Conference of State Legislatures

Performance Audit of the Charter Schools Office and Michigan Resource Center for Charter Schools

Receives National Award - July 1999

The National Legislative Program Evaluation Society (NLPES) has given an "Impact Award" to the Office of the Auditor General in recognition of the significant impact on the...