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The Standing Committee on Public Accounts named Tara Clemett as Acting Provincial Auditor for the Province of Saskatchewan effective July 1, 2021.
Tara has worked at the Office of the Provincial Auditor for more than 20 years, most recently as a Deputy Provincial Auditor responsible for the Health Division. Her portfolio encompasses the Ministries of Health and Social Services, as well as all the regional health authorities in the provincehealth care organizations like the Saskatchewan Health Authority and Saskatchewan Cancer Agency. She directly leads the annual integrated audit of the Authority. She will continue to jointly manage her role as a Deputy Provincial Auditor until a Provincial Auditor is appointed.
Tara is a Chartered Professional Accountant, a Certified Information Systems Auditor and holds a Bachelor of Administration from the University of Regina. She actively works with advisory groups under the Canadian Council of Legislative Auditors. Tara’s experience includes financial and performance audits, as well as those focused on information technology, healthcare, child welfare and advocacy, and the environment.
Angèle Borys has worked for the Office of the Provincial Auditor for more than 30 years. Leading the Support Services division as a Deputy Provincial Auditor as well as in her role as Chief Operating Officer, she ensures the office strategically, operationally and tactically works together. Her responsibilities include human resource management, training, communications and IT management, office finances, and performance reporting.
Angèle holds a Bachelor of Administration degree from the University of Regina. She is a Chartered Professional Accountant and a Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR). Angèle remains actively involved in professional organizations such as the Canadian Council of Legislative Auditors and CPHR Saskatchewan, as well as previously served on various committees of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Saskatchewan.
Kelly Deis has more than 25 years of service with the Office of the Provincial Auditor. Throughout this time, he amassed a broad base of knowledge by working within all Office divisions ranging from health to finance. Kelly currently leads the Environment and Infrastructure Division as Deputy Provincial Auditor.
Kelly spent several years as the Deputy Provincial Auditor for the Education Division as well, which includes the Ministries of Education and Advanced Education, University of Saskatchewan, University of Regina, Saskatchewan Polytechnic, all provincial school divisions, and regional colleges.
Kelly is a Chartered Professional Accountant with exceptional knowledge in specialty areas such as pensions, benefits, and actuarial reports and governance. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce from the University of Saskatchewan and a Bachelor’s Degree in Science from Brandon University.
Carolyn O’Quinn offers more than 25 years of experience leading public sector financial and performance audits within various sectors. She currently leads the Finance Division as Deputy Provincial Auditor, which includes auditing the Government’s Summary Financial Statements, the Ministries of Finance and Government Relations, and numerous public sector pension and benefit plans.
Carolyn also spearheads our work on the Crown Investments Corporation of Saskatchewan (CIC)—the holding company managing Saskatchewan’s commercial Crown corporations, such as SaskPower and SaskGaming, among others.
Carolyn is a Chartered Professional Accountant with significant expertise in legislative auditing including specialized knowledge in public sector accounting standards, as well as auditing gaming organizations. She holds a Bachelor of Administration degree from the University of Regina. Carolyn played a key role in developing and maintaining the Office’s professional practices and assurance methodology, and in furthering the Canadian legislative audit community’s quality assurance processes. She is active within the accounting profession serving on various professional committees continuously throughout her 25 year career as a CPA such as on the CPA Saskatchewan Professional Conduct Committee where she currently serves as Committee Chair.
Trevor St. John has worked with the Office of the Provincial Auditor for more than 15 years. Currently, as Deputy Provincial Auditor for the Education Division, he leads audits for all provincial school divisions, as well as for the Ministries of Education and Advanced Education, University of Saskatchewan, University of Regina, and Saskatchewan Polytechnic, among others. Prior to becoming a Deputy Provincial Auditor, Trevor worked as a Principal with the Finance and Education Divisions with his first 12 years working primarily on the audits of the Government’s Summary Financial Statements.
Trevor is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) and a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA). He graduated from the University of Saskatchewan with a Bachelor of Commerce degree with great distinction. Trevor remains active as a committee member on CPA Saskatchewan’s Professional Practice Committee (since 2012), as well as the Canadian Council of Legislative Auditors’ (CCOLA) Peer Review Committee (since 2020). Trevor has also been active with numerous past CCOLA committees and groups.