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Guide for Members of Public Boards and Commissions Appendix A: Sources of Advice and Assistance

If you need more help with issues related to compliance, establishing internal controls, fraud prevention and more, contact the agencies below.

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Agencies Providing Guidance for Board and Commission Members

Agency Function Contact
Office of the Attorney General, Division of Open Government Interprets and enforces the open meeting law (617) 963-2540, openmeeting@mass.gov
Office of the Comptroller Develops internal control guidelines for Commonwealth departments, including state agencies and quasi-state agencies (617) 727-5000, comptroller.info@mass.gov
Office of the Inspector General Independent agency that prevents and detects fraud, waste and abuse of public funds and property (617) 727-9140, IGO-FightFraud@mass.gov
Secretary of the Commonwealth Administers the public records law (617) 727-2832, comm@sec.state.ma.us
State Ethics Commission Administers and enforces financial disclosure and conflict-of-interest law. Renders written advisory opinions upon request. (617) 271-9500

 

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