The mission of the Internal Audit Department is to assist all levels of management at the Department of Health in the efficient and effective discharge of their responsibilities of equipping Virginians to achieve and maintain optimum personal and community health; by emphasizing health promotion, disease prevention and environmental protection.
Internal audit functions to assist the Board of Health, the Commissioner of Health, and all levels of Agency management to achieve reliable and informed management decisions.
Alvie Edwards, Director: 804-864-7450
Alvie joined the Virginia Department of Health in June 2014 as the Director of Internal Audit. Alvie earned a Bachelors of Science degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting from Longwood University, and a Master of Public Leadership from Virginia State University. Alvie is a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) and Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE).
Alvie’s prior experience includes eight years with the Chesterfield County Internal Audit Department, including three years as the Assistant Director of Internal Audit. Alvie also served as a Financial Analyst with the State Corporation Commission’s Bureau of Financial Institutions. Alvie has served on various audit, financial, and leadership teams and committees including the Chesterfield Federal Credit Union Supervisory Committee and the Chesterfield County Emerging Senior Leaders.