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The Board consists of the State Examiner and two Deputy State Examiners. They are appointed by the Governor for a four year term. The State Examiner participates on the State Board for Depositories and the Oversight Commission on Public Records by statute. In addition, Board members are active members of the Association of Government Accountants, the National Association of State Auditors, the Government Finance Officers Association, and many other national and state organizations committed to the improvement of government accounting and auditing.
The current Board Members of the State Board of Accounts are:
Bruce Hartman, CPA, State Examiner
Mr. Hartman's first association with the State Board of Accounts was as a Summer Intern while a college student. Following his graduation from Indiana University in 1981, Bruce accepted a field examiner position with the Board and was initially assigned to audits in the Parke and Fountain County areas. From 1986 to 1988, Mr. Hartman was appointed and served as a Deputy State Examiner under Governor Robert Orr. In 1989, Bruce returned to the field. He returned to the office staff in 1994 as Office Supervisor for Counties. Bruce was appointed as State Examiner on October 7, 2005.
Michael Bozymski, CPA, Deputy State Examiner
Mr. Bozymski has been employed with the State Board of Accounts since graduating from Ball State University in 1985. From 1985 to 1992 Mike audited State agencies and local governments in Marion County. In 1992 Mike became Supervisor of Not-for-Profits and was also given the responsibility of preparing and overseeing the agency's budget. Mike was appointed Deputy State Examiner on January 1, 2006
Paul Joyce, CPA, Deputy State Examiner
Mr. Joyce graduated from Indiana State University in 1991 after having served in the United States Navy from 1984 through 1988. He worked as an intern with the Board of Accounts during the summer of 1990 and in December of 1991 was appointed a Field Examiner. Paul had been the lead auditor on more than 100 audits of local governmental units. His responsibilities included, but were not limited to, planning the audit engagement, supervising auditors on the assignment, reviewing other auditors work, compiling the report and notes, and writing the opinion on the engagement. Paul was appointed Interim Deputy State Examiner on July 14, 2005 and Deputy State Examiner on January 1, 2006.