May 22, 2012
The Board of Education of Harford County is seeking applications from interested county residents to fill one opening on the school system's Audit Committee. The purpose of the five-member committee is to assist the school board in fulfilling its fiduciary oversight responsibilities. The committee serves as an independent party to monitor the school system's financial reporting process and internal controls. The committee meets at least quarterly to review financial performance and may meet annually, in separate sessions, with management, the internal auditor and the external auditor.
September 15, 2011
The Honorable Judith Claibourne Ensor , Associate Judge, Circuit Court for Baltimore County, has been elected president of the Board of Trustees of St. Paul's School for Girls, as of July 1. Judge Ensor will oversee the governance of SPSG and lead the school's strategic planning efforts. An alumna of the school, she has been a loyal supporter since graduating in 1979. Judge Ensor has served SPSG in several capacities. She was a member of the SPSG Alumnae Association Executive Board and president of the Alumnae Association.
July 13, 2008
The Howard County Board of Education has expanded its committee system to enable members to get a better grasp of a larger range of issues associated with the public school system. For the coming year, the seven board members with full-voting rights will serve on three committees: audit, legislative and policy. Chairman Frank Aquino and members Janet Siddiqui, Sandra H. French and Patricia Gordon will serve on the legislative committee. French, Gordon and Vice Chairman Ellen Flynn Giles will serve on the policy committee.
July 15, 2007
Incoming high school students for 2007 and beyond will now officially be required to take financial literacy to graduate, after the Board of Education voted to revise its policy. That decision was one of several involving revamped or revisited items before the school board, which also unanimously voted to approve a school-related fundraising policy and reviewed guidelines for a new audit committee that would help oversee the school system's financial reporting processes and review internal controls.
June 15, 2007
CA seeking two for audit committee The Columbia Association's board of directors is seeking two qualified volunteers to serve as voting members of the association's audit committee. The committee assists the board in overseeing the Columbia Association's financial reporting process, its system of internal control and external and internal audit processes. Applicants should have at least 10 years of work experience as a principal financial or accounting officer, controller, public accountant or auditor with experience preparing, auditing, analyzing or evaluating complex financial statements.
March 18, 2007
Responding to recommendations from external and legislative audits, Carroll County schools Superintendent Charles I. Ecker has proposed establishing an audit committee. This advisory committee would help the school board with its oversight of the school system's processes for financial reporting, auditing and accounting, as well as reviewing internal controls and financial systems, the proposal said. The group also would help ensure compliance with board policy and other procedures and guidelines and foster regular improvement.