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Sefton Boyars

Until his retirement in October 1996, Sefton Boyars was the Department of
Education’s Regional Inspector General for Audit in Regions IX and X. During his 35-
year career, Sefton worked for a variety of federal and local government audit
agencies. He is a member of the California CPA Society and was a long-time chair of
his chapter’s combined committee on Accounting Principles and Auditing Standards
and Government Accounting and Auditing.
Sefton is a Certified Public Accountant, a Certified Government Financial Manager, a
Certified Fraud Specialist, and a Certified Internal Auditor. He is a past chair of the
Western Intergovernmental Audit Forum and often served as chair or co-chair of its
subcommittees and roundtables. He is also an experienced trainer and has taught
for numerous organizations, including federal, state, and local governments,
professional associations, the USDA Graduate School, and Management Concepts,
Incorporated. Sefton received
AGA’s National Education and Training Award for