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Internal Audit
Contact Information
Dawn Reed
12 East Church Street
2nd Floor
Frederick, MD 21701

Ph: (301) 600-1154
Fax: (301) 600-2211

Monday - Friday
8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Internal Audit
The Internal Audit Division reports to the Interagency Internal Audit Authority (IIAA), an independent agency established by the Board of County Commissioners (BoCC) in County Resolution No. 78-8.  The IIAA's mission as noted in the resolution is to operate an internal audit staff that independently provides the BoCC, Board of Education (BOE), and Frederick Community College (FCC) Board of Trustees a constant review and appraisal of their many operations to identify and solve problems for the betterment of operations and the general public.  Specifically, we conduct performance audits in accordance with Government Auditing Standards issued by the Comptroller General of the United States which focuses on improving program effectiveness and economy/efficiency, strengthening internal controls, and identifying opportunities to reduce costs.

The IIAA is a seven member Board comprised of one representative each from the BoCC, BOE, and FCC Board of Trustees and four members from the public with expertise in accounting, auditing, and internal control.  The IIAA Chair is Mr. Steven C. Darr and the Vice-Chair is Mr. Shaun M. Jones.  The IIAA is responsible for the employment and discharge of qualified personnel within limitations of the budget approved by the BoCC and reviews and approves the Division's budget, audit plans, and final reports.