Committee Roster

Donna Shear, Nebraska, Chair (dshear2 AT unl DOT edu)
Mike Bieker, Arkansas
Alice Ennis, Illinois
Mary Francis, Pennsylvania
Jean Kim, Stanford

Central Office Liaison
Kim Miller


General Objective:

  • Provide oversight to the conduct of the Association’s annual financial audit.

Specific Charges to the Audit Committee:

  • Confirm the selection of an independent accounting firm to conduct the audit.
  • Meet (virtually) with principals of the accounting firm responsible for conducting the audit to review audit procedures, answer questions, and receive the audit report.
  • Review any disclosures contained in the audit report to ensure completeness and accuracy.
  • Review the final audit report, following up with the independent accounting firm as necessary.
  • Issue a Request for Proposals for an accounting firm to conduct the FY2019-20 audit.
  • Report annually in writing to the board (at its meeting following conclusion of the audit) and the membership (at the annual business meeting) on the outcome of the audit.

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— AUPresses Mission Statement in Spanish