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Office of Internal Audit

Our vision is to become a trusted advisor
at the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food
that assists the Department in its progression to improve
and safeguard all its divisions, programs, and processes.


OIA exists to help the Department accomplish its objectives by providing independent and objective analysis, evaluations, and recommendations of the Department’s operations.

2022 – 2024 Strategic Plan

OIA ensures the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food (UDAF) operations are:

  • Compliant with laws, rules, regulations, and policies;
  • Monitored with effective internal controls;
  • Achieving desired results effectively and efficiently; and
  • Adequately safeguarding assets.

Our mission is to continuously enhance organizational value within all agency programs and deliver credible, accurate, and timely information through independent and objective services that assist the Department in preserving the health of our agriculture, food supply, and natural resources.

Click image above to view the Core Values from the OIA Strategic Plan

We adhere to the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and uphold the Code of Ethics Principles, which consist of integrity, objectivity, confidentiality, and competency.

 

Click here to view the Strategic Plan: Fiscal Year 2022 – 2024 Office of Internal Audit

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The Utah Department of Agriculture and Food and the Office of Internal Audit are committed to protecting individuals who report concerns. As requested, and to the extent allowed by law, we maintain the confidentiality of anyone providing information.

If you would like to submit a complaint, conflict of interest concern, request an audit/review, or if you would like to report misuse of assets, funds or resources, non-compliance with regulations, policies or rules, fraud, waste, abuse or unethical behavior, please contact the Office of Internal Audit in one of the following ways:

  Our hotline is available 24 hours / 7 days a week to leave a message – (801) 982-2332
  If contacting us via email, please refrain from including any sensitive information.
  Click here to report a concern via an online form.

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NOTE: All submissions will be reviewed and considered.
To expedite a preliminary analysis of reported items and requests,
when you report a concern please provide as much information
and documentation as possible.

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About UDAF’s Internal Audit Manager:

Logan Waechtler was appointed as the Internal Audit Manager for the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food in July 2021. He is responsible for developing and managing the internal audit program at the department; conducting performance, financial, and other types of audits; and assisting with the risk management process.

Prior to his appointment, Logan worked as an internal auditor for the Department of Health. He began his auditing career in the financial industry at Cyprus Credit Union where he performed various compliance and operational audits. Logan received his bachelor’s degree in Economics and Political Science from the University of Utah. He is a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) through The Institute of Internal Auditors.