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Pamela J. Stroebel

Pamela J. Stroebel

Biography

Pamela (Pam) Stroebel has served as the Chief Audit Executive (CAE) for the Department of Administrative Services (DAS) since May, 2007. Her role as CAE includes managing the internal audit function for DAS, as well as providing support and leadership to the internal audit community across the State of Oregon; in part by coordinating the Statewide Audit Advisory Committee and co-facilitating the State's Chief Audit Executive Council.

Prior to her position at DAS, Pam began a single-person internal audit function for the Oregon Department of Forestry where she managed the program for three years. Prior to that, she spent four years as a Senior Internal Auditor with the Oregon Department of Transportation. She began her career auditing for the State of Oregon with four years at the Secretary of State's Audits Division where she performed external audits of several State agencies including the Department's of Human Services, Transportation, Revenue, and the Oregon State Fair. While in college, Pam worked in several accounting and administrative functions for Garten Services, a rehabilitation center for mentally handicapped adults.

Pam earned her Bachelors degree in Accounting from Western Baptist College. She also holds Certifications in Public Accounting and Internal Auditing.  She is a graduate of Leadership Oregon, has earned the designation of Competent Toastmaster, and most recently graduated from Willamette University's Certificate of Public Management program in June 2011.

In addition to serving as a contributing faculty member, Pam is also an Instructor for the Institute of Internal Auditors. During her career with the state she has also provided training for various groups on topics including ethics, risk management, and internal auditing.

Pam is an active member of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) and currently serves on the IIA' s Global Academic Relations Committee. She previously served in several leadership positions on the Salem Chapter IIA board for five years. Her positions with the Chapter included President for the 2004-05 chapter year and three years on the planning committee for the Western Regional Conference held in Portland in 2007. She is also a member of the Oregon Society of Certified Public Accountants and has participated in the Society's mentorship program.

Pam's interests and hobbies include supporting anything her 2 children are involved in, or when time allows - scrapbooking, reading or running with her Black Lab. Pam serves as a volunteer in events at her children's school and as Treasurer on the Board of Willamette Girlchoir.

Education

  • B.S., Western Baptist College (Accounting)
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Certified Internal Auditor
  • Certificate in Public Management, Willamette University

Areas of Instruction

Fraud and Controls

Professional Affiliations

The Institute of Internal Auditors (IAA), IAA Global Academic Relations Committee, IAA Salem Chapter Past President, Oregon Society of Certified Public Accountants