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Office of the New York State Comptroller

Internal Audit Work Groups

Education and Training Work Group

This group will be charged with providing guidance on the development of an ongoing education and training plan designed to ensure compliance with the Act's education and training requirements. Emphasis will be on assisting agencies in implementing a training program that will ensure that agency officers and employees have achieved adequate awareness and understanding of internal control standards and, as appropriate, evaluation techniques.

Guidance on developing a training program designed to educate officers and employees on internal controls

Guidance for establishing an ongoing training plan to ensure that appropriate officers and employees have received adequate training

Work Group Members




Task Force Contact



Bernie McHugh

Office of the State Comptroller

(518) 402-4590




Mary Peck

Office of the State Comptroller

(518) 486-4095

Steve Suriano

Public Service

(518) 473-2079




Thomas Boehlert

Economic Development

(518) 292-5226

Jacalyn Daurio

Tax Appeals

(518) 266-3062

Timothy O'Toole

Children and Family Services

(518) 473-4486

Alan Dorn

Civil Service

(518) 402-2875

Colleen Driscoll

Department of Health

(518) 474-2002

Lewis Gray

NYS Inspector General

(518) 474-1010

Cindy Knights

Prevention of Domestic Violence

(518) 457-5844

Mary Kozlowski

Motor Vehicles

(518) 474-0881

Shouchu Luo

Judicial Conduct

(212) 809-0566

Tony Lynch

Capital Defender Office

(212) 608-3552

Katherine Napoli

Temporary & Disability Assistance

(518) 474-9779

Patricia Palitsch

NYS Crime Victims Board

(518) 485-2761

Charles Phillips

Military and Naval Affairs

(518) 786-4504

Amelia Stern

Regulatory Reform

(518) 473-0620

Larry Wizman

Human Rights

(718) 741-8338