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District Seeks Residents to Serve of Audit Committee

The Mount Vernon City School District is seeking residents of the City to serve on the District’s Audit Committee. 

The Audit Committee, Chaired by Trustee Melissa Muñoz Patterson, is comprised of the Assistant Superintendent for Business, the District’s Treasurer and three (3) community volunteers who are appointed by the Board of Trustees on an annual basis.

According to Board of Education Policy #5000, Audit Committee the Committee shall:

  1. Recommend internal and external audit plans to the Board, specifying the areas of District operations to be reviewed for compliance with legal and regulatory requirements, operating efficiency and effectiveness;
  2. Receive and review the resulting audit reports; and propose recommendations to the Board for action as may be necessary and appropriate;
  3. Receive and review the report of the external auditor on any findings commented on during the annual audit report, and the management response thereto, and propose recommendations to the Board for action as may be necessary and appropriate;
  4. Oversee the selection of the internal auditor and the external auditor, pursuant to the relevant Board policies, and make recommendations to the Board for appointment to said positions; and
  5. Perform any other responsibilities outlined by the Board and/or as listed in the District’s Audit Committee Charter

Members of the community interested in serving on the audit committee should submit a letter of interest and a resume to Assistant Superintendent for Business Ken Silver at ksilver@mtvernoncsd.org,  no later than August 5, 2019.