The 28th Legislature unanimously confirmed Steven van Beverhoudt for a fourth term as the Virgin Islands Inspector General, on August 20, 2009. van Beverhoudt has served as the first Virgin Islands Inspector General since March of 1989.
The Office of the Virgin Islands Inspector General successfully completed its external peer review as required by the Government Auditing Standards issued by the United States Government Accountability Office. To view the report, click here.
The Office of the Virgin Islands Inspector General announces the opening of its branch office on the island of St. Croix. The office is located at: 1 Commercial Bldg.; Lagoon St. Complex; Frederiksted, VI 00840; Tel: 340-998-8898 (temporary). The V. I. Inspector General indicated that as additional staff is hired, a more active presence will be felt on St. Croix. Current funding levels allow for 5 employees both as auditors and investigators.
The V.I. Inspector General, Steven van Beverhoudt was named the 2008 Rotary II Person of the Year, at their annual Person of the Year awards luncheon. For a more detailed story, click here.
Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Department of the Interior, David B. Cohen, announced at a meeting of the Island Governments Financial Officers Association, that the Office of Insular Affairs will look at how well each jurisdiction’s public auditor’s office is functioning as one of the factors to determine Interior’s discretionary funding level. Click here to see the Deputy Assistant Secretary’s news release.
A delegation from the Office of the Virgin Islands Inspector General attended a conference in Hawaii sponsored by Earl Devaney Inspector General for the Department of the Interior. Representing the Virgin Islands were Steven van Beverhoudt, Hollis Duncan and Nicholas Peru. The Virgin Islands delegation participated in meaningful discussions with Federal officials and fellow auditors from the Pacific territories.
Virgin Islands Inspector General Steven van Beverhoudt is pleased to announce the launching of the official web site for the Office of the Virgin Islands Inspector General. Interested persons will now be able to download reports directly from the site, apply for vacant positions, contact employees, and report instances of fraud, waste and abuse of Virgin Islands Government funds. Special thanks go out to iDesign Studios for the work in designing and maintaining the web site. To see a related article in the Source, click here.
While attending the 2002 Association of Pacific Islands Public Auditors Conference in Guam, Virgin Islands Inspector General Steven van Beverhoudt was interviewed by a reporter from the Guam Business magazine. The interview was featured in the August 2002 issue of Guam Business, a monthly magazine published in Guam. To see the article, please click here