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Humboldt CountyCandidate for Auditor-Controller

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Mike Lorig

11,752 votes (44.01%)
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Improvements in the department
  • Ensure transparancey with county residents
  • Collaborate more effectively with county offices



Accountant / Auditor II, Humboldt County (2005–current)


Humboldt State University Bachelor of Science, Accounting and with an emphasis in Computer Science (1975)

Community Activities

Soccer Referee Instructor, United States Soccer Federation (2005–current)
Referee Grade 7, United States Soccer Federation (1999–current)
Premier Coaching Diploma, National Soccer Coach Association of America (2014–current)
Advanced Goalkeeper Instructor, National Soccer Coach Association of America (2008–current)
Assignor, United States Soccer Federation (2009–current)





Mike Lorig is an Auditor, Accountant, and Business Management Consultant with nearly 50 years of extensive experience in the areas of auditing, accounting and business consulting.  Most recently, 13+ years in governmental auditing and accounting with the County of Humboldt, Department of Health and Human Services.  Mike’s specific areas of expertise include auditing, accounting, accounting processes and business management for public (governmental) and private and non-profit enterprises.


In addition, his career highlights include working as Director of Internal Audit for Humboldt Federal Savings and Loan Association, a $ 600 million business, collaborating with individuals to create viable new businesses, and has managed multiple business entities.


Some areas of significant accomplishment include:


-wrote and implemented the internal audit policies and procedures for Humboldt Federal Savings and Loan;


-obtained Certified Internal Auditor designation;


-completed multiple years of annual financial audits for review and confirmation by external auditors;


-wrote an internal audit policy with related procedures for Humboldt County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), as well as departmental fiscal policies and procedures for DHHS;


-secured significant additional funds for a division of the Department of Health and Human Services by application of his auditing and accounting experience.


Throughout his life and professional career, Mike has always been known for his honesty, fairness, candor, inquisitiveness and teamwork. 


With major interests in, family, friends, and soccer, Mike enjoys all aspects of his lifestyle.  Mike graduated from Humboldt State with emphasis in accounting with an emphasis in computer science in 1975. He is currently licensed as a soccer referee and as a licensed instructor.   


Who supports this candidate?

Featured Endorsements

  • John Fullerton, CPA
  • Jack Barielles
  • Jeanne Vidad

Elected Officials (4)

  • Rex Bohn - Board of Supervisors
  • Ryan Sundberg - Board of Supervisors
  • Virginia Bass - Board of Supervisors
  • Estelle Fennell - Board of Supervisors

Individuals (62)

  • Lori McCrigler
  • Amanda Couch
  • Patricia Coombs
  • Elizabeth Carter-Lorig
  • Catherine Carter
  • Patricia Cady
  • Mary Brittingham
  • Zeke Branca
  • Becky Boyle
  • Mike Boyle
  • Gary Batini
  • Samuel J Bartlett
  • Nick Bartlett
  • Aurelia Anderson
  • Joni L Aitmen
  • Allen Anderson
  • Linda Bartlett
  • Jaelen Lorig
  • Jose Garcinuno
  • Margaret Richmond
  • Sean Quincey
  • Wynona Nash
  • Heidi Collingwood
  • Bran Collingwood
  • Melanie Patrick
  • Tony Ren
  • Robert Tuel
  • Cory Cook
  • Marty Botre
  • Elizabeth Luken
  • Amandee Albers
  • Amos Albers
  • Tara Weaver
  • Robert Ward
  • Wendell Schautz
  • Haley Schandelmier
  • Dianna Sauers
  • Beverly Pixley
  • Archie Overton
  • Alisa Osburn
  • Christopher Olson
  • Matt Nova
  • Helene Nicholson
  • Leslie Nicholson
  • Nicole Nelson
  • Terry Nelson
  • Patrick Mixon
  • Keri Mixon
  • Jacob Michaud
  • Olivia Matlock
  • Brandon Lovfald
  • Belinda Kirk
  • Heidi Hunt
  • Brent Howatt
  • Tamee Hover
  • Marlene Hover
  • Bethly Hover
  • Kandice Herkert
  • Brendan Hartsell
  • Dave Harris
  • Karen Erickson
  • Joanie Ellis

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