Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Acting Secretary Jim O. Sampulna (middle) hands over the DENR flag to newly-designated Internal Audit Service (IAS) OIC Director Vicente B. Tuddao (right) during the turnover ceremony of the IAS Directorship on May 12, 2022. Tuddao served as the Assistant Regional Director for Technical Services of DENR MIMAROPA prior to his new assignment. He replaces IAS outgoing director Al O. Orolfo (left) who was assigned as director of the DENR Foreign Assisted and Special Projects Service. IAS is composed of the Management Audit and Operations Audit divisions. It is tasked to render assistance and advise the Secretary on all matters relating to operations and management controls; conduct management and operations audits of the Department’s functions, programs, projects and activities and determine the degree of compliance with its mandate, policies, government regulations, among others.