Office of the Legislative Auditor (State of Minnesota)
The Office of the Legislative Auditor (OLA) is a professional, nonpartisan audit and evaluation office within the legislative branch of Minnesota state government. The office is under the direction of the Legislative Auditor, who is appointed by the Legislative Audit Commission. The office's principal goal is to provide the Legislature, agencies, and the public with audit and evaluation reports that are accurate, objective, timely, and useful. Through its reports, the office seeks to strengthen accountability and promote good management in government.

The Institute of Internal Auditors (Twin Cities Chapter)

The Institute of Internal Auditors (National)
Established in 1941, The IIA serves more than 70,000 members in internal auditing, governance and internal control, IT audit, education, and security from more than 100 countries. The world's leader in certification, education, research, and technological guidance for the profession, The Institute serves as the profession's watchdog and resource on significant auditing issues around the globe.

Information Systems Audit and Control Foundation
With more than 21,000 members in more than 100 countries, the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACATM) is a recognized global leader in IT governance, control and assurance. Founded in 1969, ISACA sponsors international conferences, administers the globally respected CISA (Certified Information Systems AuditorTM) designation held by more than 13,000 professionals worldwide, and develops globally-applicable Information Systems (IS) Auditing and Control Standards. An affiliated Foundation undertakes the leading-edge research in support of the profession. The IT Governance Institute, an offshoot of the Association, sponsors a new web site dedicated to the theory and practice of IT governance for the purpose of ensuring that IT activities achieve business objectives.

The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
With more than 330,000 members, the AICPA is the premier national professional association for CPAs in the United States.

Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners is an international, 25,000-member professional organization dedicated to fighting fraud and white-collar crime.

Association of College and University Auditors
The Association of College and University Auditors is an international professional organization established in 1958. Throughout its history, ACUA has provided an arena to discuss mutual professional problems and to generate new ideas and methods concerning the profession. ACUA has developed the internal auditing standards (adapted from Standard for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing of the Institute of Internal Auditors.) used by institutions of higher education.

Minnesota State Board of Trustees
The Minnesota State is governed by a 15-member Board of Trustees appointed by the governor. The Board has policy responsibility for system planning, academic programs, fiscal management, personnel, admissions requirements, tuition and fees, and rules and regulations.

Minnesota Statutes and Session Laws
Minnesota Statutes and Session Laws are compiled by the Office of Revisor of Statutes. Only the most current compilation of Minnesota Statutes will be kept on this site.

Official State of Minnesota Website, Northstar
Minnesota State Government Information