Updated September 27, 2021
Vallynna Gippin serves as a Staff Auditor for the Office of the Public Auditor in the Yap State Government. Ms. Gippin is currently representing Yap State, Office of the Public Auditor, as a participant in the Cooperative Performance Audit of preparedness for implementation of Sustainable Development Goals within the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM). She is an Auditor In-Charge of an ongoing audit and is responsible for everything throughout the audit process, including gathering, examining, and analyzing, while assisting with other audits and evaluations conducted by The Office of the Yap State Public Auditor. In addition to her current duties, she has been entrusted the responsibilities of an Agreed-Upon Procedure in collaboration with the FSM National Public Auditor. She has also coordinated Interviewing Techniques and Fraud Awareness training to help develop the professional auditing skills of others. She attended the Community College of Micronesia where she studied Hotel and Tourism Management as well as Accounting courses.
Interior’s Office of Insular Affairs Applauds 33rd APIPA Conference for Strengthening Public Accountability in Island Areas
Sep 22, 2022Ciara
The U.S. Department of the Interior’s Office of Insular Affairs applauds the Association of Pacific Islands Public Auditors (APIPA) on completing its 33rd annual conference, held virtually from August 29 to September 2, 2022. More than 500 government financial accountability officials attended...Read More
Sep 15, 2022Jason
The Palau Economic Advisory Group (EAG), newly constituted to provide recommendations on how the United States can best contribute to the long-term economic stability and resilience of the island, convened its initial meeting Aug. 22-26, 2022. The goal of this first meeting was to learn about the...Read More
Sep 12, 2022Jason
The 2022 Palau Economic Brief and Presentation is produced annually to present an independent assessment of the Republic of Palau’s economic performance and policy environment, as well as independently verified economic statisticsRead More
Aug 29, 2022Ciara
Carmen G. Cantor, Assistant Secretary for Insular and International Affairs, gives a warm welcome APIPA 2022 Conference participants.Read More
Photos from recent activities hosted by the Pacific and Virgin Islands Training Initiatives (PITI-VITI) in support of conferences, training and leadership development, are available below.