Mary Foelster

Senior Director, Governmental Accounting and Auditing | AICPA

MARY M. FOELSTER, CPA Senior Director Governmental Auditing and Accounting Mary Foelster is a Senior Director at the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Washington, DC, where her primary responsibility is to address governmental auditing and accounting matters, including compliance audits. Mary oversees the AICPA’s Governmental Audit Quality Center and its Executive Committee and is actively involved in the AICPA’s efforts to enhance the quality of single audits and other types of governmental audits. She also directs the AICPA’s governmental accounting efforts, including the activities of the AICPA State and Local Government Expert Panel, related interactions with the Governmental Accounting Standards Board, and commenting on GASB due process documents. Mary is also responsible for monitoring and analyzing federal regulatory and legislative developments affecting auditing or accounting in a governmental or compliance audit environment. Mary and her team help members understand the implications of standards and regulation on governmental audits. This includes significant involvement with the development, issuance, and annual update process for the Audit and Accounting Guide, Audits of State and Local Governments, and the AICPA Audit Guide, Government Auditing Standards and Single Audits. Mary has been with the AICPA for over 25 years. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland and is a certified public accountant.


Sessions

There is more going on with single audits this year than past years. That is primarily due to big changes in the 2019 OMB Compliance Supplement. This session will bring you up to date on the More

There is more going on with single audits this year than past years. That is primarily due to big changes in the 2019 OMB Compliance Supplement. This session will bring you up to date on the More

Federal agencies regularly review single audits to ensure that the audits are of a high quality and can be relied on as part of an effective awardee monitoring program. This session will provide a More