McCall Recognized for Outstanding Achievements
Sam M. McCall, the deputy auditor general of Florida, received the American Institute of CPAs 1997 Outstanding CPA in Government Award. The award, which recognizes CPAs who have made significant contributions to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of government organizations, was presented to McCall at the AICPA Governmental Accounting and Auditing Update Conference in Washington, D.C.
McCall has overseen much of Floridas financial management and administration, accounting and auditing for the past 11 years. He was a noted advocate for legislationsuch as the Florida Government Performance and Results Act, the Florida Chief Internal Audit Act and the Florida Inspector General Actthat significantly improved state government operations.
He currently is assisting the state legislature with a bill for a state single audit act, which would ensure more accountability for state grants. He also has served as a technical adviser for the Governors Government Accountability for the People Commission and the Florida Commission on Education Reform and Accountability.
In 1996, McCall was reappointed by U.S. Comptroller General Charles A. Bowsher to the Government Auditing Standards Advisory Council, which recommends needed changes to government auditing standards. He is a member of the Governmental Accounting Standards Advisory Council, which advises the Governmental Accounting Standards Board on its agenda, and of the Institute of Internal Auditors International Internal Auditing Standards Board.
Besides the AICPA, McCall also belongs to the Florida Institute of CPAs, the Association of Governmental Accountants, the National Conference of State Legislatures and the National State Auditors Association.