76TH BOARD OF DIRECTORS
ARIZONA FAMILY, CAREER AND COMMUNITY LEADERS OF AMERICA, INC.
Developing an audit committee to review the 2021 fiscal year financials, and for other purposes.
IN THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Ms. Jacqueline Dudo sponsored the following resolution originating in the Finance Committee.
Whereas, The 2021 fiscal year came to a close on July 31, 2021; and
Whereas, It is standard practice to audit an organization’s financial statements to ensure compliance with the Board adopted Policies & Procedures and industry financial practices; now, therefore be it
Resolved, That the Board of Directors hereby forms an Audit Committee to be composed of Ms. Tracie Carmel, Ms. Alice Goodrick, Ms. Michele Leyendecker, Ms. Sarah Avalos, Ms. Erin Englund, and Ms. Kiara Smith; and
Resolved, That Mr. Andrew Kuntz shall serve on the committee as a non-voting, ex-officio member; and
Resolved, That the Audit Committee shall be chaired by Ms. Michele Leyendecker; and
Resolved, That the purpose of the Audit Committee is to review the organization’s financial records for the 2021 fiscal year for compliance with Board adopted policies and industry standard financial practices; and
Resolved, That the Audit Committee shall review a list of expenditures during the 2021 fiscal year and request supporting evidence, such as receipts, contracts and any other evidence necessary to confirm compliance with Board approved spending limits; and
Resolved, That the Audit Committee shall interview the State Adviser and Board Treasurer for confirmation on processes established by the contracted financial services team; and
Resolved, That the contracted financial services team and any member, officer and employee of Arizona Family, Career and Community Leaders of America, Inc. be directed to comply with all requests, within reason, of the Audit Committee as it seeks to maintain an impartial position – the ideal position when reviewing finances; and
Resolved, That the Audit Committee shall submit a final report to the Board of Directors at its meeting on November 19, 2021 with its findings and recommendations; and
Resolved, That upon its final report to the Board of Directors on November 19, 2021, the Audit Committee shall be dissolved; and
Resolved, That a financial report shall be presented by the Vice President of Finance to the voting delegates during the annual business meeting at the State Leadership Conference.
August 2, 2021 | Finance Committee | Passed Committee; Moving to Board of Directors
August 2, 2021 | Finance Committee | Introduced