Auditor: Carol VanWinkle Biography
The County Auditor is an elected official, and serves a four-year term. This office performs an audit on all claims against the County, verifying accuracy of the claim, the authority for the expenditure, and recommending payment or rejection of all invoices. The Auditor is responsible for a continuous, on-going internal audit of operations and financial records of the officers, agents, or divisions of the County. Verification of the physical presence of County Assets through audit; Audit of receipts of all county officers and departments deposited with the County Treasurer, review and verification of adherence to appropriate County Ordinance and State Statute are some of the duties performed by the Auditor.
A life-long resident of the Peoria area and two-time Past President of the South-West Kiwanis Club of Peoria, IL, the incumbent is a retiree from the Peoria County Sheriff's Office.