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State of Internal Audit in the Public Sector

Format: Online

Attend a half day virtual webinar aimed at applying the new Global Internal Audit Standards in the unique operating environment of the public sector. Seek leading practices from the Public Sector Guidance Director from the Global IIA Headquarters as well as practitioners.

This webinar will specifically focus on the new section of the Standards, “Applying the Global Internal Audit Standards in the Public Sector” and we’ll spend some time discussing how public sector auditors may overcome some of the challenges in Domain III, Governing the Internal Audit Function. We will also review the two updated public sector Global Practice Guides, “Unique Aspects of Auditing in the Public Sector” and “Building an Effective Internal Audit Function in the Public Sector.” Additionally, we will review some of the public sector benchmarks from the IIA’s most recently issued Pulse report.

DATE: June 5, 2024
TIME: 12:00 PM-4:00 PM ET

One (1) NASBA CPE will only be awarded to participants on the live broadcast who are logged in for a minimum of 50 minutes and engage on at least three poll questions per each hour of the event.

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Pamela J. Stroebel Powers – CIA, CGAP, CRMA, CPA
Institute of Internal Auditors, Director - Professional Guidance, Public Sector

Pamela began work with the Institute of Internal Auditors in April 2021 and appreciates the opportunity to collaborate, liaison with, advocate for and provide guidance and thought leadership to public sector auditors around the globe. 

Pam came to the IIA with 22 years experience as an internal auditor in Oregon State Government. Over that time, Pam worked for five agencies; she served as the Chief Audit Executive for four of those, established the first in-house internal audit activity in two of them, and in one position coordinated the State’s internal audit activities. Pamela also founded Powers CPA, LLC which provided internal audit, consulting and assurance services to government and non-profit entities for five years. Pam began her career as an external auditor with the Audits Division of the Secretary of State.

In addition to her audit roles, Pam has served as a contributing faculty member at Willamette University’s Atkinson Graduate School of Management since 2010. Over the course of her career she has provided training on various topics including ethics, risk management, and auditing to agency staff, management and various professional organizations. She has also served as a course facilitator for the IIA, providing training for audit professionals globally. Pam has been an active member of the IIA, having held various leadership and committee positions. Pam earned a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Western Baptist College and an MBA from Willamette University.

Do you work in the public sector, but are not currently an IIA member? You may be eligible for a discounted rate on this webinar and more. See details here. Public Sector Webinar + FREE Membership

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