Volunteer Community Member

Rainy River District School Board
Fort Frances, ON

The Rainy River District School Board
seeks a volunteer community member
to serve on its Audit Committee
The Rainy River District School Board is seeking a community
member with financial expertise and business knowledge to serve on
its Audit Committee for a 3-year term effective immediately.
The Audit Committee is comprised of 2 Trustees and 2 independent
members drawn from the community at large. The primary role of the
Audit Committee is to assist the Board of Trustees in fulfilling its 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. The
Committee meets at least 3 times a year, plus ad hoc meetings as
required. Committee members can participate by video or
teleconference. Induction training material is available on-line to all
Committee members to clarify roles and responsibilities of Audit
Committees for the school board sector.
Candidate Eligibility:
• Applicants must have sufficient accounting, senior financial
management or other relevant business experience to
understand public sector accounting and auditing standards.
• 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 board.
Submission of Applications
Suitably qualified candidates interested in serving on the Audit
Committee are invited to submit a letter of interest and resume by
2:00 p.m. on November 23, 2017 to:
Laura Mills, Superintendent of Education
Rainy River District School Board
522 Second St E
Fort Frances, ON P9A 1N4
Email: laura.mills@mail.rrdsb.com
Candidates who are short-listed may be requested to attend a private
interview conducted by the Audit Committee’s Selection Committee.