Audit Committee

The primary role of the Audit Committee is:

  • To provide assurance to the Board of Trustees that the school board has the appropriate culture, personnel, policies, systems and controls in place to safeguard the school board's assets
  • To accurately report financial information to internal and external users.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Accounting, financial management or other relevant business experience that would enable you to understand public sector
  • Not an employee or officer of the Board or of any other board at the time of appointment
  • Does not have a parent, child or spouse employed by the school board.

Selection Committee:

The Senior Business Official
The Director of Education
The Chair of the Board or a Board Member designated by the Chair

Term of Appointment

  • Up to 3 years for the initial term with the possibility of reappointment afterwards
  • Can resign at any time

Small Time Commitment

  • Committee meets 3 times per year (June, September and November)
  • Up to 2 hours in duration
  • Telephone/video conferencing available 

Training Provided

  • Training modules available online to tell you everything you need to know about your role as an audit committee member

For more information regarding the Audit Committee contact:

George Scott

 George Scott

[email protected]

807-825-3209 Ext. 1007

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