The Thames Valley District School Board is seeking two community members with financial
expertise and business knowledge to serve on its Audit Committee, one for a two-year
term and one for a three-year term, effective immediately.
The Audit Committee is comprised of three Trustees and two independent members drawn
from the community at large. The primary role of the Audit Committee is to assist
the Board of Trustees in fulfilling their duties related to governance and oversight.
The duties of the audit committee fall under the following key areas: the financial
reporting process, internal control framework, risk management practices, performance
and function of the board’s internal and external auditors and the board’s compliance
with its obligations under legislation.
Applicants must have sufficient accounting, financial management or other relevant
business expertise to understand the accounting and auditing standards applicable
to the Board.
The applicant must not be a current employee or officer of the Board or of any other
district school board or school authority.
The applicant must not have a parent, child or spouse currently employed by the
The Committee meets the second Tuesday of each month at 3:30 p.m., with the exception
of July and August. Induction training material is available on-line to all committee
members to clarify roles and responsibilities of audit committees for the school
Submission of Applications:
Suitably qualified candidates interested in serving on the Audit Committee are invited
to submit a letter of interest and resume by 4:00 pm on 2016 November 28 to:
Bonnie Williams, Supervisor, Corporate Services, Thames Valley District School Board
1250 Dundas Street, P.O. Box 5888, London, Ontario, N6A 5L1
Candidates who are short-listed may be requested to attend a private interview conducted
by the Audit Committee’s Selection Committee. For information about the Thames Valley
District School Board, please visit www.tvdsb.on.ca.
Laura Elliott, Director of Education
Ruth Tisdale, Chair, Audit Committee