The Auditor’s Community Advisory Committee is a purely advisory body that is responsible for:

  • Learning about the County Auditor’s roles, as established in County Charter, including learning about the opportunities and challenges the Auditor faces in fulfilling these roles;

  • Providing suggestions and comments on the annual audit plan prior to the Auditor finalizing the audit plan;

  • Providing suggestions and guidance for the community engagement aspects of performance audits;Providing suggestions and guidance to the Auditor on the office’s work to integrate diversity, equity, and inclusion concepts into audits.

  • Members of the Auditor’s Community Advisory Committee must reside in Multnomah County. 

  • Knowledge of diversity, equity, and inclusion best practices is desired.

  • Knowledge of community engagement best practices is desired.

  • Knowledge of government performance auditing is desired, but not required.

  • Multnomah County employees or employees of any organization providing or bidding upon audit contract services are not eligible for membership on the Committee.

The Auditor's Community Advisory Committee provides guidance directly to the County Auditor; it is not a decision-making body. Community Advisory Committee members are considered to be public officials.


The Auditor’s Advisory Committee will meet quarterly (or more frequently, if the committee chooses). 

  • Alysia Cox
  • Becky Graham
  • Darius Mani Yaw
  • Diane Odeh
  • John Karabaic
  • Tempest Blanchard