Audit Committees - Ontario Regulation 361-10.pdf
GREATER ESSEX COUNTY DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD
SEEKS ONE VOLUNTEER COMMUNITY MEMBER TO SERVE ON ITS AUDIT COMMITTEE
The Greater Essex County District School Board is seeking one (1) community member with financial expertise and business knowledge to serve on its Audit Committee for a three-year term effective January 1, 2021.
The Audit Committee is comprised of three (3) Trustees and two (2) independent members drawn from the community at large. The primary role of the Audit Committee is to assist the Board of Trustees in fulfilling its duties related to governance and oversight. The duties of the Audit Committee fall under the following key areas: the financial reporting process, internal control framework, risk management practices, performance and function of the board's internal and external auditors and the board's compliance with its obligations under legislation. The Committee meets at least 3 times a year, plus ad hoc meetings as required.
Applicants must have sufficient accounting, senior financial management or other relevant business experience to understand public sector accounting and auditing standards.
The applicant must not be a current employee or officer of the board or of any other district school board or school authority.
The applicant must not have a parent, child or spouse currently employed by the board.
Submission of Applications
Suitably qualified candidates interested in serving on the audit committee are invited to submit a letter of interest and resume by 4 p.m. on January 29, 2021 to:
Ms. Shelley Armstrong, Superintendent of Business, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Candidates who are short-listed may be requested to attend a private interview conducted by the Audit Committee's selection committee. For information about the Greater Essex County District School Board, please visit www.publicboard.ca.
Erin Kelly, Director of Education
Gale Hatfield, Chair, Audit Committee