About Us


The Office of Internal Audit

OIA ensures the Utah Department of Health (UDOH) 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 provide independent, objective, and timely oversight across the UDOH organization to assist all levels of UDOH management in promoting efficiency and effectiveness in agency programs and operations that protect the public’s health.

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.

Internal Audit Charter

Our team members

OFfice of Internal Audit

Daniel L. Clayton, CPA, CIA

Internal Audit Director

Kendall Woffinden, CPA

Audit Manager


Ellen Sneddon, CPA

Grant Compliance and Subrecipient Monitoring Auditor

Keith Swenson

Staff Auditor

Chris Fowler

Staff Auditor

Derek Harrebomee, CFE

Staff Auditor

Logan Waechtler

Staff Auditor

Matt Johnson

Staff Auditor