Director Resurreccion Cortel Quieta is a CPA-Lawyer who has devoted his life in public service and have spent more than 37 years with the Commission on Audit, gaining extensive experience in audit and the practice of law.
He was appointed Officer-in-Charge of the Commission on Audit Regional Office No. IV-A (CALABARZON) on January 27, 2022. Prior to this post at CALABARZON, he served as the OIC-Director of the National Capital Region (NCR) with 16 highly urbanized cities and 1 municipality under his audit stewardship.
Born and raised in Butuan City, Agusan del Norte to Mr. and Mrs. Delfin and Nila Quieta. Director Quieta ventured to Manila to seek higher learning.
In 1984, Director Quieta graduated from the Philippine School of Business Administration obtaining a degree Bachelor of Science in Business Administration major in Accounting, took the board exam in the same year and successfully passed. In 2000, Director Quieta completed his Bachelor of Laws from Arellano School of Law and successfully hurdled the 2000 bar examinations.
He started his career in the Commission on Audit in December 1984 and steadily rose from the ranks to become the Supervising Auditor (SA) of the House of Representatives, PAGCOR, PAG-IBIG, COMELEC, NFA, DBP, and NGS-Cluster 2 -NCR among others.
He was assigned as the SA of Makati City and Quezon City, in 2017 and 2019, respectively. He introduced and recommended effective measures toward improving Makati and Quezon City’s operations, internal control and compliance with laws, rules and regulations, and was able to clear the backlogs in the audit of the 33 Barangays of Makati City from CYs 2014 to 2017; and the backlogs in audit of the 142 Barangays of Quezon City from CYs 2011 to 2019. A feat that paved the way to his reputation as an efficient innovator.
Director Quieta is also a United Nations Senior External Auditor of the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) and other UN affiliates where he completed international audit engagements in New York City, USA and Brindisi, Italy. Aside from giving honor to COA as a UN Auditor, he was likewise posted to audit Foreign Based-Government Agencies (FBGAs) in Los Angeles, California, USA in 2018 for the Philippine Consulate, Department of Tourism and Tourism Promotions Board, and is currently scheduled in the last quarter of 2022 to conduct Embassy audit in the same city Los Angeles, California for SSS, DOLE, and DTI.
Given his mastery and understanding of audit procedures and law, Director Quieta is a favorite resource speaker for seminars and trainings throughout the years. At present, post-pandemic era, his schedule has been quite full and has recently lectured on topics ranging from Training of Trainers on the Handbook on Financial Transactions of the Sangguniang Kabataan (HFTSK), Refresher Courses on Cash Examination, Republic Act (RA) 9184 and 2009 Revised Rules of Procedures of the Commission on Audit (RRPC), Preliminary Audit Engagement Activities, Audit Plan, Strategies, and Audit Evidence among others.
Director Quieta is married to his beautiful wife, Noemi Acevedo, and they are blessed with two sons, namely, Don Delvir and Mark Kevin and one lovely daughter Theresa Rexymae.