Report I2019-4 Recommendation 14 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 #14 To: Food and Agriculture, Department of


Require employees and board members to submit travel expense claims for their travel expenses (except airfare and car rental) and ensure that future travel-related expenses and reimbursements adhere to all applicable state laws and the Governor's Executive Order B-06-11.

Agency Response From October 2019

CDFA reported that in July 2019, the CEO provided information substantiating training sessions he had provided on the issue. CDFA stated that it is reviewing the materials and will work with the association to ensure proper guidance was provided to association staff. It also stated that it will provide additional training on this topic to association staff and estimated 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