Office Overview



The mission of the Office of Internal Audit (OIA) is to provide independent, objective assurance and consulting services, using a risk-based approach, to add value and improve the operations of the University of Florida and its affiliated organizations.

About Us

Eleven staff members report to the Chief Audit Executive (CAE) who plans and administers the annual work plan, maintaining a balance between audit, investigative and management advisory services. The CAE has a dual-reporting relationship. The CAE reports to the Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer and the President administratively, while reporting to the Board of Trustees through the Committee on Audit and Compliance functionally.

Audit Coordination

OIA serves as a central point for the coordination of and oversight for activities that promote accountability, integrity, and efficiency for the University of Florida.


The Office of Internal Audit is located in the University of Florida HR Building located at 903 W University Avenue, Room 217.

Mailing Address:

Office of Internal Audit
903. W. University Avenue
PO Box 113025
Gainesville, FL 32611-3025


Joe Cannella, CPA
Interim Chief Audit Executive
Phone: (352) 392-1391

Dolly Haertling, PHR
Coordinator, Administrative Services
Phone: (352) 273-1879