The Office of Internal Audit is an independent office of Tribal government reporting functionally to the Audit Committee and administratively to the Executive Committee. Cherokee Code Chapter 117, Article V defines the roles and responsibilities as well as the authorization and independence of the Office of Internal Audit.
To be an optimal value-added resource committed to promoting strong tribal governance
To provide Management an objective and independent appraisal of their program operations helping to ensure a Tribal government that is efficient, effective, and ethical and which is accountable to the enrolled members of the Tribe.
Objectivity, Professionalism, Trust, Collaboration