The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois
 

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                                                    PROFESSIONAL RESOURCES
Professional AssociationsAssociation Description
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners Established in 1988, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) is the professional organization that governs professional fraud examiners. The ACFE is the world's largest anti-fraud organization with the objective to provide the necessary training and tools to combat fraud.
ISACA Originating in the United States in 1967, ISACA, previously known as the Information Systems Audit and Control Association, is an international professional association serving a broad range of information technology governance professionals. 
The Institute of Internal Auditors Established in 1941, The Institute of Internal Auditors (The IIA) serves more than 180,000 members in internal auditing, governance and internal control, IT audit, education, and security from more than 190 countries. 
Association of Local Government Auditors Formed in 1989, the Association of Local Government Auditors (ALGA) provides a forum for the exchange of information and ideas among local government audit professionals. ALGA's website includes abstracts of audit reports submitted by member audit organizations, roundtable discussions, and special reports from ALGA.
Association of Government Accountants Founded in 1950, the Association of Government Accountants (AGA) serves federal, state, and local government accounting professionals by providing education, fostering professional development, and supporting standards and research to advance government accountability.
Government Finance Officers Association Originating in 1906 by its predecessor, the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) in its current form is a professional association of approximately 17,500 state, provincial, and local government finance officers in the United States and Canada; with its purpose to enhance and promote the professional management of governments for the public benefit by identifying and developing financial policies and best practices and promoting their use through education, training, networking, and leadership. 
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Having a history dating back to 1887, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) is the national professional association for certified public accountants in the United States, with more than 394,000 members in 128 countries.
Illinois CPA Society Founded in 1903, the Illinois CPA Society (ICPAS) is the fourth largest state CPA society in the nation, with a membership of more than 23,000 certified public accountants in Illinois. 
Government Auditing Resources  Association Description
U.S. Government Accountability Office Established in 1921, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) is an independent, nonpartisan agency that works for the United States Congress. Often referred to as the "congressional watchdog," the GAO investigates how the federal government spends taxpayer dollars.  Charged with examining matters relating to the receipt and disbursement of public funds, GAO performs audits and evaluations of Government programs and activities. The GAO includes many of its archived and newly released reports on its website.  
Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards First published in 1972, the Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS), more commonly known as, "The Yellow Book," is a product of the United States Government Accountability Office to provide the framework for conducting high quality audits with competence, integrity, objectivity, and independence. 
IGnet IGnet serves as a portal to the Federal Inspector General community whose primary responsibilities are to detect and prevent fraud, waste, abuse, and violations of law and to promote economy, efficiency and effectiveness in the operations of the federal government.   
National Academy of Public Administration Established in 1967, the National Academy of Public Administration is an independent, non-profit and non-partisan organization chartered by Congress to assist federal, state, and local governments in building more effective, efficient, accountable, and transparent organizations.
Internal Auditing Resources Association Description
AuditNet AuditNet was established in 1994 by James Kaplan for the purpose of providing an online information network for auditors. The website is regularly used by over 100,000 auditors with links to thousands of audit-related resources and templates that facilitate managing, planning and performing audits, including Kaplan's AuditNet Resource List also known as "KARL," Auditors Sharing Audit Programs (ASAP), AuditZine, AuditNet Accounting, Audit and Financial Management email directory, and the Internet Resource Guide For Auditors, Accountant's and Financial Professionals.
American Center for Government Auditing   Established in 2014, the American Center for Government Auditing (ACGA) is a North American affiliate of The IIA, whose mission is to advance the professional practice of auditing in the public sector by advocating its value through timely and relevant thought leadership, communication, collaboration, and education.
ITAudit In 1998, The IIA established a technology-related forum, ITAudit, to enable auditors to have access to the most current and comprehensive resources available in the ever-changing technology-related field. ITAudit is featured each month in The IIA publication, Internal Auditor (IA).
 Other Business Resources  Association Description
The Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security Formed in 1998, The Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security (CERIAS) at Purdue University is the first information security education and research center of its kind in the world. Its mission is to advance the knowledge and practice of information assurance and security through the performance of world-class research, the delivery of the highest quality education, and by serving as an unbiased source of information locally, nationally, and internationally. 
Computer Security Division In 1973, the National Bureau of Standards (now known as the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)) established its program (now known as the Computer Security Division (CSD)) in computer and communications security under the authority of the Brooks Act. The CSD is a Division of NIST and its mission is to provide standards and technology to protect information systems against threats to the confidentiality of information, integrity of information and processes, and availability of information and services in order to build trust and confidence in information technology systems.    
SmartPros  Established in 1981, SmartPros is a resource for accountants, accounting firms, consumers, and those entities interested in reaching the accounting community.
Institute for Supply Management Founded in 1915, the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) is a not-for-profit educational association that provides national and international leadership in purchasing and supply management research and education.

 

                                                    GOVERNMENT INFORMATION
Federal Government Description
THOMAS-Library of Congress THOMAS, named after the third President of the United States, Thomas Jefferson, was launched in 1995 by the United States Congress in order to make federal legislative information freely available to the public. THOMAS is operated by the Library of Congress and is a comprehensive, internet-accessible source of information on the activities of Congress, including: House and Senate Bills and Resolutions, voting activities of the House and the Senate, Congressional records, Presidential nominations, treaties, government resources, as well as lesson plans and other resources for teachers.
U.S. House of Representatives First convened in 1789, the composition and powers of the U.S. House of Representatives are established under Article One of the U.S. Constitution. The number of representatives with full voting rights is 435, a number set by Public Law 65-5 in 1911, and in effect since 1913. The number of representatives per state is proportionate to its population. Each representative serves for a two-year term from their particular Congressional District. Together with the U.S. Senate, the U.S. House of Representatives makes up the bicameral legislature of the federal government. 
U.S. Senate First convened in 1789, the composition and powers of the U.S. Senate are established under Article One of the U.S. Constitution. Each state in the union is represented by two senators, regardless of population, who serve staggered six-year terms. Together with the U.S. House of Representatives, the U.S. Senate makes up the bicameral legislature of the federal government.
The White House The White House is the official residence of the President of the United States. It has been the residence of every U.S. president since John Adams in 1800. The power of the Executive Branch is vested in the President of the United States. Under Article Two of the U.S. Constitution, the President is responsible for the laws created by Congress.
USA.gov USA.gov is the official portal of the United States federal government. The website first went online in September 2000, under the name FirstGov.gov, and was changed in 2007 to USA.gov. USA.gov is designed to improve the public's interaction with the U.S. government by directing website visitors to the services or information they are seeking. The website includes links to every federal agency, and also to state, local, tribal, and territorial government websites.

 

Congressional Representatives - DuPage Description
Congressman Peter Roskam Peter Roskam is the U.S. Representative for the 6th Congressional District in Illinois; serving since 2007. The 6th District covers portions of Cook, DuPage, Lake, Kendall, and McHenry counties. Congressman Roskam is a member of the Republican Party and has been the Chief Deputy Whip since 2011. He previously served in the Illinois Senate from 2000 to 2007 and the Illinois House of Representatives in the 40th District from 1993 to 1998.  
Congressman William Foster William "Bill" Foster is the U.S. Representative for the 11th Congressional District in Illinois; serving since 2013. The 11th District covers portions of Cook, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, and Will counties. Congressman Foster is a member of the Democratic Party. He previously served in the U.S. House of Representatives for the 14th District in Illinois from 2008 to 2011. 
Congressman Randall Hultgren Randall "Randy" Hultgren is the U.S. Representative for the 14th Congressional District in Illinois; serving since 2011. The 14th District covers portions of DeKalb, DuPage, Kendall, Lake, McHenry, and Will counties. Congressman Hultgren is a member of the Republican Party. He previously served in the Illinois Senate from 2007 to 2011 and the Illinois House of Representatives in the 95th District from 2003 to 2007 and the 40th District from 1998 to 2003.  
Senator Richard Durbin Richard "Dick" Durbin is a U.S. Senator for Illinois; serving since 1997. Senator Durbin is a member of the Democratic Party and has been the Senate Majority Whip since 2007 and the Senate Minority Whip from 2005 to 2007. He previously served in the U.S. House of Representatives for the 20th District in Illinois from 1983 to 1997. 
 Senator Mark Kirk  Mark Kirk is a U.S. Senator for Illinois; serving since 2010. Senator Kirk is a member of the Republican Party. He previously served in the U.S. House of Representatives for the 10th District in Illinois from 2001 to 2010.

 

State Of Illinois Description
State of Illinois Illinois.gov is the official website for the State of Illinois. The website includes information about the State, including the latest news, and links to State government agencies, universities, and museums. 
Illinois General Assembly The Illinois General Assembly website includes a directory of the Members of the Illinois House of Representatives and Illinois Senate, the House and Senate schedules, the Illinois Constitution, the Illinois Compiled Statutes, Bills and Resolutions, and Public Acts.
Office of the Secretary of State The Office of the Secretary of State is the second largest constitutional office in Illinois and it touches the everyday lives of more Illinois residents than any other entity of state government. The Secretary of State manages one of the largest computer databases in Illinois, keeping track of Illinois drivers, vehicles, and businesses. Jesse White has served as Secretary of State since 1999.
Office of the Comptroller The Office of the Comptroller is responsible for managing government finances, paying the State's bills, and watching over public monies.  Judy Baar Topinka has served as State Comptroller since 2011.
Auditor General The Auditor General is appointed by the Illinois General Assembly to a ten-year term. William Holland is the current Auditor General first appointed in 1992, and is currently serving his third ten-year term. The Auditor General audits public funds of the State and reports findings and recommendation to the General Assembly and to the Governor. 
Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning The Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) is the official regional planning organization for the northeastern Illinois counties of  Cook, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry, Will, and a portion of Grundy County.  

 

Local Government Contact Information
Village of Addison 1 Friendship Plaza, Addison, IL 60101  \  630.543.4100
City of Aurora 3770 McCoy Drive, Aurora, IL 60504  \  630.256.4636
Village of Bartlett 228 S. Main Street, Bartlett, IL 60103  \  630.837.0800
Village of Bensenville 12 S. Center Street, Bensenville, IL 60106  \  630.766.8200
Village of Bloomingdale 201 S. Bloomingdale Road, Bloomingdale, IL 60108  \  630.893.7000
Village of Bolingbrook 375 West Briarcliff Road, Bolingbrook, IL 60440  \  630.226.8400
Village of Burr Ridge 7660 County Line Road, Burr Ridge, IL 60527  \  630.654.8181
Village of Carol Stream 500 N. Gary Avenue, Carol Stream, IL 60188  \  630.665-7050
City of Chicago 121 N. LaSalle Street, Chicago, IL 60602  \  312.744.5000
Village of Clarendon Hills One N. Prospect Avenue, Clarendon Hills, IL 60514  \  630.286.5400
Village of Downers Grove 801 Burlington Avenue, Downers Grove, IL 60515  \  630.434.5500
City of Elmhurst 209 N. York Street, Elmhurst, IL 60126  \  630.530.3000
Village of Glen Ellyn 535 Duane Street, Glen Ellyn IL 60137  \  630.469.5000
Village of Glendale Heights 300 Civic Center Plaza, Glendale Heights, IL 60139  \  630.260.6000
Village of Hanover Park 2121 W. Lake Street, Hanover Park, IL 60133  \  630.823.5600
Village of Hinsdale 19 E. Chicago Avenue, Hinsdale, IL 60521  \  630.789.7000
Village of Itasca 550 W. Irving Park Road, Itasca, IL 60143  \  630.773.0835
Village of Lisle 925 Burlington Avenue, Lisle, IL 60532  \  630.271.4100
Village of Lombard 255 E. Wilson Avenue, Lombard, IL 60148  \  630.620.5700
City of Naperville 400 S. Eagle Street, Naperville, IL 60540  \  630.420.6111
Village of Oak Brook 1200 Oak Brook Road, Oak Brook, IL 60523  \  630.368.5000
City of Oakbrook Terrace 17W275 Butterfield Road, Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181  \  630.941.8300
Village of Villa Park 20 S. Ardmore Avenue, Villa Park, IL 60181  \  630.834.8500
Village of Wayne 5N430 Railroad Street, P.O. Box 532, Wayne, IL 60184  \  630.584.3090
City of West Chicago 475 Main Street, West Chicago, IL 60185  \  630.293.2200
Village of Westmont 31 W. Quincy Street, Westmont, IL 60559  \  630.981.6200
City of Wheaton 303 W. Wesley Street, P.O. Box 727, Wheaton, IL 60187  \  630.260.2000
Village of Willowbrook 7760 Quincy Street, Willowbrook, IL 60527  \  630.323.8215
Village of Woodridge 5 Plaza Drive, Woodridge, IL 60517  \  630.852.7000

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