Internal Audit College Internal Audit Group (CIAG)

Mission Statement

Under the guidance of the College Internal Audit Group (CIAG), special internal audit task forces are formed to conduct varies types of internal auditing and review assignments. The CIAG evaluates the effectiveness and efficiency of business process, internal controls and systems, and identifies opportunities for improvement. One major purpose of internal audit is the prevention and detection of fraud, embezzlement and misappropriation of assets. It is the policy of the District to provide an internal auditing function to assist the management by reviewing all of its operations at appropriate intervals, and to provide information, analyses and recommendations concerning the activities being reviewed.


  • To ensure compliance with federal, state and local laws and policies.
  • To improve and enhance awareness of fraud, waste and abuse prevention.
  • To improve awareness of SMCCCD financial policies and procedures.
  • To evaluate exiting business processes and to implement innovative business solutions.

Reporting of Frauds, Wastes and Abuses

If you suspect that fraud, waste or abuse has occurred, please contact the Chief Financial Officer Bernata Slater at (650) 358-6755 or the Controller Nicole Wang at (650) 358-6721 immediately. You could also send an email to All sensitive information provided by you will be kept confidential and restricted to the management only.