James Bert Thomas Edit Profile
Bachelor of Science, Florida State University, 1957.
Special auditor, Office State Comptroller, Jacksonville, Florida, 1958; junior auditor, J.D.A. Holley & Company, Certified Public Accountants, Tallahassee, 1959; senior auditor, Office of the State Auditor, Tallahassee, 1959-1960; trainee, audit director, Housing and Urban Development audit division, Washington, 1960-1971; assistant director Bureau Accounts, Interstate Commerce Commission, Washington, 1972-1975; director Bureau Accounts, Interstate Commerce Commission, Washington, 1977-1980; inspector general, unites states department Housing and Urban Development, Washington, 1975-1977; inspector general, unites states department Education, Washington, 1980-1995; director auditing, Office of the Governor, State of Florida, Tallahassee, since 1995. Member President's Council Integrity and Efficiency, chairman audit Studies. subcommittee, 1984-1995, chairman audit committee, 1989-1990.
Member American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (strategic planning committee 1987-1990, chairman government auditing standards advisory council since 1991), Institute Internal Auditors (trustee Research Foundation 1991-1992), Association Government Accountants (chairman finance management standards board 1985-1986), Accountants Roundtable.
Married Sharon Mae Kelly, June 16, 1962. Children: James Bert III, Mary Elizabeth, John Christopher.