Audit Committee

Members
  • Deborah Horn, Chair
  • Linda Bailey
  • Bruce Crescenzo
  • Stephen Cordano
  • Sharita Perkins
Membership Requirements
The Audit Committee shall consist of five members, all of whom possess the technical skills necessary to oversee the technical and complex financial reporting and audit process. Such as individuals who are Certified Public Accountants (CPAs), Certified Internal Auditors (CIAs), Certified Government Financial Managers (CGFM's), Certified Information Systems Auditors (CISAs), or Certified Fraud Examiners (CFEs). The members of the Committee will be appointed by County Council for terms of four years.

Committee Responsibilities

The Audit Committee is a five member public board, mandated by county law that is responsible for:
  • Assisting the auditor with any problems encountered in the execution of his duties, ensuring maximum cooperation between the work of the auditor and the auditing needs of the council, the executive and external auditors
  • Considering input from, and consulting with, when appropriate, the county Office of Finance
  • Considering special audit requests or needs expressed by council, the executive or the chief financial officer
  • Establishing an audit schedule for the coming year
  • Establishing a peer review of the Office of the County Auditor at least every three years
  • Following up on audits previously completed
  • Monitoring the progress of ongoing audits
  • Preparing an annual performance appraisal of the auditor for consideration by council in its annual performance review
  • Recommending to council any staffing, equipment or office needs necessary for improving the operation of the auditor's office