|Assistant Regional Director (ARD) Felicidad Sandoval Medrano holds the position of Director III, assigned as ARD of COA Region IV-B (MIMAROPA) in December 2020 to present.
She is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with a Master in Business Administration degree.
After passing the CPA board examination in 1982, she joined the Commission on Audit (COA) a year later. She was assigned for almost 20 years at the then Funded Entities Audit Division, where she rose from the ranks from the entry level position of COA Auditing Examiner II to State Auditor IV position.
ARD Medrano was designated as Audit Team Leader at COA Region IV – Audit Group D (Batangas Province), where she was later promoted to State Auditor V in 2013 and was assigned as the Supervising Auditor of the same audit group.
She was awarded the “Incentive for an Audit Team with Outstanding Audit Report” in the 120th COA Anniversary Celebration. Her audit team also won Regional Runner-Up for the 2019 Search for Outstanding COA Officials and Employees – Gawad Kahusayan Award (Audit Team).
She has also appeared as state witness in several criminal and administrative cases filed against erring government officials and employees with the Sandiganbayan and various Regional Trial Courts.
In 2012, she was part of the team that audited Foreign-Based Government Agencies in Hong Kong and Macau in China.