“It is an honor to be invited to speak to the Oxford Pachyderm Club,” said Auditor Pickering. “I am looking forward to meeting this great group of leaders and influencers in North Mississippi.”
Elected as Mississippi’s 41st State Auditor in 2007, Stacey Pickering was re-elected to his third term to State Auditor in 2015, receiving over 65 percent of the vote in the November General Election. Since 2008, Pickering has recovered more than $26 million in embezzled, misappropriated and misspent taxpayer money on behalf of Mississippians.
In 2014, Auditor Pickering received the David M. Walker Award for excellence in accountability from GAO. Auditor Pickering was honored with the National State Auditor’s Association’s “National Excellence in Accountability Award” in 2012. In 2009, and again in 2013, the Department of Defense honored him with a Patriot Award in recognition of his extraordinary support of its employees who serve in the Mississippi National Guard and Reserve.
Auditor Pickering currently serves on the Domestic Working Group for the Office of the Comptroller General of the United States. He also serves as President of the National Association of State Auditors. Stacey serves in the Mississippi Air National Guard with the 186th AOG, and is a dedicated troop leader for Boy Scouts of America.
Auditor Pickering and his wife, Whitney, live in Laurel, Miss.
Location: Oxford Convention Center
102 Ed Perry Blvd, Oxford
Members $20 per person.