A Message from The Professional Certification Board Chair

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Bob Clift, Inspector General for the Florida Department of Transportation and Chair of the AIG Professional Certification Board

As the Association’s Professional Certification Board Chair, my most significant responsibility for the Inspector General Institute® is to help ensure a quality experience for everyone enrolled in one of our three courses — Certified Inspector General® “CIG”, Certified Inspector General Auditor® “CIGA” or Certified Inspector General Investigator® “CIGI”. My job is easy thanks to the commitment of our dedicated and diligent course managers, our instructors and the Executive Director and his professional staff.

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The AIG Winter Institute in Jacksonville 2016 – An Overview

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The Association held its winter Inspector General Institute® in Jacksonville, FL, from March 21-25, 2016. IG professionals from across the country gathered to earn the Association’s Certified Inspector General® (CIG), Certified Inspector General Auditor® (CIGA), or Certified General Inspector Investigator® (CIGI) credential. Once again, the Institute was an unqualified success with more than 115 IG professional attending.

The Institute is dedicated to ensuring that experienced professionals working in offices of inspectors general meet the highest standards in conducting the investigations and audits that OIGs perform. The CIG, CIGA, and CIGI certification signifies that the professional has the requisite knowledge and experience – as set forth in the Association’s Principles and Standards for Offices of Inspectors General (the Green Book)  — to work at a high level in helping to ensure accountability and integrity in government.

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A Conversation with Jim Boyd, Inspector General for the Florida Department of Health

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Jim Boyd, Inspector General for the Florida Department of Health

James Boyd, MBA, CPA, CIA, CISA, CIG, is the current Inspector General for the Florida Department of Health in Tallahassee. He has had a long and distinguished career, including 39 years of internal audit, accounting, and investigative experience in government, industry and public accounting. Within the Florida IG community, Jim has served as Inspector General for the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration; the Supreme Court of Florida; the Florida Department of Commerce; and the Florida Department of Banking and Finance.

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Photographs From the Institute

 

 

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AIG Jacksonville 2016 CIGI

Click here to view photos from the Jacksonville 2016 winter Institute.


John Jay Student Scholarships at the IG Institute

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As part of the IG Institute, the Association and its partner the John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Masters of Public Administration Inspection and Oversight (MPAIO) program (also known as the “MPA IG-Track”) offer academic scholarships for students to audit Institute courses. The Association recognizes that the MPAIO program is training the next generation of IG professionals. In Jacksonville, the recipients of the scholarships were Juris Jauntirans and Jason Moran.

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The Institute’s Instructors

Without a doubt, the instructors are the key to the Institute’s success. They are all highly experienced, and many have spent a significant portion of their careers working in offices of inspectors general. We are extremely appreciative of our instructors, who are all non-paid volunteers dedicated to the IG profession and are giving back to the community.

For a list of the Jacksonville Instructors and a copy of their bios, click here.