Secretary – Melanie Yopp

Ms. Yopp has over 25 years of service in state and local government, specializing in criminal justice planning and investigations, along with five years in the private sector in the real estate and insurance industries. In addition, she has over 10 years of investigative experience in the areas of financial crime analysis, fraud, employee misconduct, Title VII, and background investigations. Since 2009, Melanie has been primarily working as an Investigator with some of the State of Florida Offices of Inspector General. For the past four years, she has been expanding her skill set to learn the audit side. She is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and has been an officer with the Tallahassee Area Chapter #16 of the ACFE since 2014. She is also a Certified Government Auditing Professional (CGAP); Certified Inspector General Investigator (CIGI); Certified Inspector General Auditor (CIGA); licensed realtor; and licensed all lines insurance adjuster.

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