AASHTO Audit Subcommittee Task Forces
Peer Review Task Force - Follow this link to the Peer Review Task Force page
The purpose of the Peer Review Program is to develop and maintain objective and independent peer reviews that will enable highway and transportation audit groups to improve the quality of their organizations and the audits they perform and determine whether:I. The group’s internal quality control system is in place and operating effectively; and II. Established policies and procedures and applicable auditing standards are being followed in its audit work.Panel is comprised of five persons, plus the Past Chair in an advisory capacity.
Phillip Henry, DE (Chair)Benito Ybarra, TXAlan Pinkerton, ARPam Fredrick, WYMel Marcella, TN
Sub Taskforce - Update Spreadsheets With New Standards
Brenda Berkley, MD
Dave Campbell Quality Award (DCQA)
The Dave Campbell Quality Award (DCQA) is presented by the AASHTO Administrative Subcommittee on Internal and External Audit in recognition of significant contributions to the State DOT community. Recipients shall be members of the State DOT Audit community (public sector) and may be either an individual or a group. Significant contributions may be based on either a specific project or an overall body of work encompassing multiple years or even an entire career.
Darrin Player, SC, Subcommittee officer representative (Secretary position)
Daryl Splichal, ND
Uniform Audit and Accounting Guide
The goal of the task force is to assure this guide is current and relevant.
The purpose of the audit guide is to provide a tool that can be used by individual state auditors, consulting firms, and public accounting firms that perform audits of consulting firms. The primary focus of the guide is auditing and reporting on the indirect costs and resultant overhead rates of consultants who perform engineering and engineering-related work for State Highway Agencies.
This guide is not intended to be an auditing procedures manual but rather a guide that will assist individuals in understanding terminology, policies, audit techniques, and sources for regulations and specific procedures.
The goal of this task force is to keep this guide current and relevant. The purpose of this audit guide is to provide a tool that can be used by individual State internal auditors and public accounting firms that perform audits of transportation programs.
Stephen Kirk, IL (Chair)Becky Greenway, GAKristen Burkhart, WYJack Cotter, MIDaryl Splichal, NDCraig Otto, TXDan Parker, FHWAChris Curran, MTKathryn Valentine, D.C.
The goal of the AASHTO-ACEC Liaison Committee on Audit is to establish and maintain a mutual understanding and communication of the cost accounting principles and auditing procedures related to consultant engineering services on transportation projects, among the member agencies and firms. This committee meets annually at the Internal/External Audit Subcommittee Meeting. All state members are invited to attend and share opinions and concerns and issues alongside the ACEC representatives.
Dan Kahnke, MN (Subcommittee Chair)Marlene Hartinger, OR (Subcommittee Vice Chair)Darrin Player, SC (Subcommittee Secretary)Gerry Dobek, CT (Uniform Audit and Accounting Guide Co-Chair)John Whiteside, AL (Uniform Audit and Accounting Guide Co-Chair)Jim Barton, KleinfelderDan Purvine, A/E Clarity
Jenet Adem, AASHTODan Parker, FHWA
AASHTO Data Analytics/Innovative Auditing Task Force
The goal of this task force is to explore new ideas, processes and technology. The purpose of this task force is to provide mroe efficient and effective ways to audit, therefore saving both audit time and money when performing audits of transportation programs.