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Office of the New York State Comptroller

Internal Control Task Force

Continuing Professional Education Work Group

This group is charged with developing and maintaining a plan to meet the continuing education needs of internal auditors throughout the State. Major focus areas are identifying best practices and opportunities for shared training while establishing guidance on the quantity and content of continuing education required. This group also explores alternatives for shared administration of the auditor training function.

Work Group Goals and Objectives

Use the links below to view group objectives and the continuing professional education section of the Implementation Guide.

Define minimum CPE requirements for internal audit staff

Identify best practices and shared and/or external training opportunities

Develop an on going plan to meet CPE requirements

Work Group Members




Task Force Contact



Steve Hillerman

Office of the State Comptroller

(518) 286-2622




Christine Rush

Office of the State Comptroller

(518) 474-3271

Edward Wade

Motor Vehicles

(518) 474-0881




Peter Berezny

Correctional Services

(518) 485-1394

Albert Blackman

Worker's Compensation Board

(518) 473-6447

Dave Dorpfeld

Children and Family Services

(518) 473-4448

Lawrence Emminger

Agriculture and Markets

(518) 457-2771

Phyllis Linker


(212) 480-2317

Bob Wright

Criminal Justice

(518) 485-5823