Report I2019-4 Recommendation 10 Responses

Report I2019-4: Gross Mismanagement Led to the Misuse of State Resources and Multiple Violations of State Laws (Release Date: August 2019)

Case Number I2017-0840

Recommendation #10 To: Food and Agriculture, Department of


Train all staff who have purchasing authority on relevant state laws and CDFA and association accounting policies. This training should specifically focus on requiring the submission of itemized receipts and preventing inappropriate or illegal purchases.

Agency Response From October 2019

CDFA reported that in July 2019, the CEO provided information substantiating training sessions he provided. It is reviewing the materials and will work with the association to ensure the proper guidance was provided. It stated that it will also provide additional training on this topic to association staff and estimated that the recommendation would be fully implemented by October or November 2019.

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Partially Implemented

All Recommendations in I2019-4