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History

Prior to 1979, the Office was known as the Provincial Auditor. The Provincial Auditor was responsible for other duties besides auditing. These included:

  • maintenance of the Provincial general ledger
  • payroll processing for the Province
  • cheque signing authority

The new Office of the Auditor General was established in 1978 and operates in accordance with the Auditor General Act. Here's the list of individuals who have held the position:

  • Mr. Merwan N. Saher FCPA, FCA, Auditor General, 2010-Present
  • Mr. Frederick James Dunn FCA, ICD.D, Auditor General, 2002-2010
  • Mr. C. Peter Valentine FCA, Auditor General, 1995-2002
  • Mr. Andrew J.K. Wingate CA, Acting Auditor General, 1994-1995
  • Mr. Donald D. Salmon FCA, Auditor General, 1986-1994
  • Mr. Douglas W. (Bill) Rogers FCA, Provincial Auditor/Auditor General, 1972-1986
  • Mr. C. Keith Huckvale FCA, Provincial Auditor, 1942-1972
  • Mr. Charles M. Lang CA, Provincial Auditor, 1935-1941
  • Mr. James C. Thompson CA, Provincial Auditor, 1923-1934
  • Mr. E.W. Burley Provincial Auditor, 1905-1922
CONTACT INFORMATION
Edmonton (Head Office)
8th Floor, 9925 - 109 Street Edmonton, Alberta T5K 2J8, Canada
Tel: 780.427.4222 Fax: 780.422.9555
Calgary Office
#820, 600 - 6th Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 0S5, Canada
Tel: 403.297.6451 Fax: 403.297.5195