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Kerri Hunter

Denver, CO

Kerri Hunter is the Deputy State Auditor responsible for overseeing the Colorado Office of the State Auditor’s (OSA) financial audits, including the State’s annual federal Single Audit and statewide financial audit.

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Drummond Kahn

Portland, OR

Drummond Kahn serves on the faculty of the Graduate School USA, training auditors and financial managers in the U.S. and overseas.  Since 1990, Mr. Kahn served in federal, state, and local government auditing positions.

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Les Kondo

Honolulu, HI

After completing his education, Kondo worked as a clerk for Hawaii Chief Justice Herman T. F. Lum. He then went on to work as an attorney in private practice. Kondo entered public service in 2003, when then-Gov. Linda Lingle (R) appointed him director of the Office of Information Practices. In this role, Kondo was responsible for administering the state's Sunshine law and public records law.[3]

In 2007, Gov. Lingle appointed Kondo to the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission, where he served until he was selected to head the Hawaii State Ethics Commission by the five state ethics commissioners in January 2011.[3][4]


  • B.S. in engineering, Northwestern University

  • J.D., William S. Richardson School of Law[3]

Kondo was selected to be the new Hawaii State Auditor by the Hawaii State Legislature to an eight-year term beginning May 1, 2016. Kondo was reportedly recommended by Senate President Ronald Kouchi (D).[5] Kondo succeeded Jan Yamane, who had been serving as acting auditor since 2012.[


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Dan Kowalski

Ogden, NJ

Mr. Kowalski had 33 years of HR professional experience in the US Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration.  He was a line manager for 21 of those years in large VAMCs.  For 6 years, he served as a national internal consultant in the VHA Human Resources Management Group that provided HR support and consulting services to VHA’s senior leadership in HQ and in the VISNs. He served on VA’s national labor management partnership council and on the national All Employee Survey committee. 

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Robert Lavigna

Madison, Wisconsin

Bob is Director of the Institute for Public Sector Employee Engagement. His book, Engaging Government Employees (Harper Collins), is the first book to focus on employee engagement in the public sector. Previously, he was Assistant Vice Chancellor and Director of Human Resources for the University of Wisconsin, Vice President-Research for the Partnership for Public Service, and Director of the Wisconsin civil service system. 

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Stephanie Levesque

Denver, CO

Stefani has over 15 years of experience as a federal management and program analyst. She joined the U.S. Department of Interior, Office of Inspector General in 2009, becoming the third generation of her family to work for the DOI.

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