Southwest Intergovernmental Audit Forum (SWIAF)

The Southwest Intergovernmental Audit Forum (SWIAF) is one of ten Regional Audit Forums and serves Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas. The primary purpose of the Forum is to promote communication, coordination, and cooperation among the federal, state, and local audit agencies throughout our region to foster effectiveness and efficiency of governmental operations.

The SWIAF meets periodically to consider audit problems advanced by any governmental unit in the region.

Featured Speakers and Topics:

“Leading and Auditing During a Pandemic” Lisa Collier,First Assistant State Auditor, State of Texas
“Cybersecurity: The Persistent Risk” Benito Ybarra, Chief Audit and Compliance Officer, Texas Department of Transportation; Steven Pryor, Chief Information Security Officer, Texas Department of Transportation

Accessing the Webinar

The Audit Forums are offering these inaugural events to the community free of charge. Attendees may sign in to the webinar platform beginning at 3:50 pm EDT (ten minutes before the webinar start time) at Enter your full name in the guest name field and click “Enter Room” to be placed in the waiting room. The webinar begins promptly at 4:00 pm EDT. The webinar platform has a limit of 1000 attendees. Access to the webinar is on a first come first serve basis.

Virtual Platform Information

The Audit Forum Network Webinar Series will be streamed live. To learn more about the webinar series, visit

The webinar series will be hosted on the Adobe Connect platform. To learn more, please visit

Contact: Luis Escalante, Jr., or 214-777-5693