In accordance with the Education Act, the St. Clair Catholic District School Board formed an Audit Committee in January 2011. The Audit Committee is comprised of two elected trustees (4 year term) and two external members (3 year term). The role of the Audit Committee is to assist the Board of Trustees in fulfilling its responsibilities related to governance and oversight.
The primary duties and responsibilities of the Audit Committee include:
- Review the financial management of the Board and its financial reporting processes.
- Review the overall effectiveness of the Board’s internal controls.
- Review the performance and effectiveness of the Board’s internal auditors.
- Review the independence and performance of the Board’s external auditors.
- Review the effectiveness of the Board’s system for monitoring compliance with legislative requirements and with the Board’s policies and procedures.
- Review and assess the Board’s policies with respect to risk management.
Please see Ontario Regulation 361/10 – Audit Committees for more information.
Audit Committee Membership
- Carol Bryden (Trustee and Chair of the Audit Committee)
- John Van Heck (Chair of the Board)
- Gord Quinton, MBA, CPA, CGA (External Member)
- Marlene Kerwin (External Member)
Resource to the Committee:
- Deb Crawford, Director of Education
- Amy Janssens, Associate Director - Corporate Services & Treasurer
Audit Committee Minutes