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Auditor's Bio

Andy Goleman | Term: 2020-2024

“As your Sangamon County Auditor, I strive to be the Taxpayers’ Watchdog, diligently working to serve you.  Appointed by the County Board to serve as Auditor in June, 2015 and elected by the citizens to a four–year term in November, 2016 and 2020, it is my goal to ensure honest, efficient and responsive services to the citizens of Sangamon county.”


Andy Goleman
Sangamon County Auditor

A lifelong resident of Sangamon County, Andy has spent the majority of his adult life in service to the public.   Andy has always made himself available to the constituents, either by meeting them in person, attending town meetings, through e-mail or via telephone conversations.  Additionally, Andy frequently gives presentations about Sangamon County governance and issues important to the residents.

Andy is a graduate of Divernon C.U.S.D. #13, Lincoln Land Community College and Western Illinois University. In addition to his service as Sangamon County Auditor, community service and volunteer activities, Andy manages the family farm with his brother John in the Divernon/Pawnee area, and is the father of two adult children and a proud grandfather.

Taxpayers’ Watchdog

  • Independent review and approval of 100% of County financial expenditures
  • Development of the annual Countywide operating budget totaling approximately $110 million
  • Design and implementation of new, state of the art Financial Management system (in process)
  • Biannual audit and monitoring of over 7,000 fixed assets totaling over ­$100 million assigned to 35 County departments
  • Evaluated and selected a new Certified Public Accounting firm to conduct Countywide external financial and performance audit to ensure integrity of the external audit function
  • Administer insurance and surety bonding programs in support of Countywide enterprise risk management
  • Special projects supporting the Sangamon County Board and the County Administrator

Selected Accomplishments

  • Updated Countywide Policies and Procedures related to:
    • Travel Control
    • Property Control
    • Grant Management
    • Credit Card Usage
  • Implemented County procurement guidelines in compliance with revised federal selection and award requirements
  • Implemented electronic recycling program to remove obsolete equipment from County property control inventory records in an efficient and environmental means

Prior Public Service

  • Sangamon County Board
    • Finance Committee Chairman, 2002-2015
    • Election Oversight Committee Member, 2000-2015
    • Road & Bridge Committee Member, 1994-2015
    • Chairman of the Public Health Facility Committee, 2007-2010
    • Comprehensive Fire District Committee Member, 2005-2006
    • Board of Health Member, 2006-2015
    • Insurance Board of Managers Member, 2005-2015
    • Sangamon County Extension Board, 2002-2004
    • Sangamon Scripts Prescription Drug Committee, 2008-2015
    • Central Illinois Economic Development Authority Board, 2010-Present
    • Rural Transportation Ad Hoc Committee Member, 2008-2012
    • Garage Consolidation Committee, 2010-2015
    • Past Collective Bargaining Committee Chairman, 1995-2000
    • Past Chairman of the Election Oversight Committee, 2000-2002
    • Past member of the Liquor Committee, 2010-2011
    • Past Vice-Chairman of the Finance Committee, 2000-2002
    • Past member of the Solid Waste Management Committee, 1994-1995
    • Past member of the Public Health, Safety & Zoning Committee, 1994-1995
    • Past Chairman of the Subdivision Land Use Ad Hoc Committee, 2000-2001
    • Past Chairman of the Ad Hoc Health Insurance Task Force

Community Service and Volunteer Activities

  • Member & past President of Divernon School District Board of Education
  • Member & past President of the Central Area Vocational Center Board of Control
  • Member and past President of the Divernon Jaycees
  • Member and past President of the Board of Directors, Sangamon County Farm Bureau
  • Served on the Illinois School Board Association ABE Lincoln Division
  • Served on the Illinois Farm Bureau Board of Directors
  • Served on the Illinois Corn Growers Association Board of Directors
  • Served on the Country Insurance & Financial Services Board of Directors
  • Served on the Agriculture Advisory Committees for Congressmen LaHood,  Davis and Attorney General Jim Ryan
  • Served as Chairman of the Agriculture Advisory Committee for Congressman John Shimkus
  • Divernon Masonic Lodge # 1158
  • Served on the Western Illinois University Alumni Council
  • Valley of Springfield Scottish Rite Consistory
  • Ansar Temple Shrine
  • Member of the Divernon United Methodist Church