Audit Committee

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The role of the Audit Committee is to assist the Board of Trustees in fulfilling its duties related to governance and oversight as prescribed by Ontario Regulation 361/10 – September 2010. The Audit Committee meets three to four times per year to manage the following duties:

  • Oversee the financial accounting and reporting practices and issues
  • Oversee the Board’s system of internal controls
  • Oversee the internal and external audit function
  • Oversee the Board’s system for monitoring compliance with legislative requirements
  • Oversee the Board’s risk management system

Members of the Audit Committee

  • Brian Coburn, CPA, CMA (Audit Committee Chairperson)
  • Sandra Moore (Trustee, Ottawa Catholic School Board)
  • Michel Collette, CPA, CMA, CIA, CGAP, CFE (External Member)
  • Eugene Milito (Trustee, Ottawa Catholic School Board)
  • Scott Phelan, Alternate (Trustee, Ottawa Catholic School Board)
  • Matthew Stephen, CPA, CA, CIA, CISA (External Member)

We are looking for a Volunteer Committee Member

The Ottawa Catholic School Board is offering an opportunity for interested parties with financial expertise and business knowledge, to serve as a volunteer community member on its Audit Committee for a 3-year term effective January 1, 2023. Learn more about this position.

Meeting agendas and minutes

Audit Committee meetings are generally held a minimum of three times a year (September, November and May), or at the discretion of the Chair, at the Board office in Nepean. Links to the meeting agendas and minutes will be posted here as the documents become available. Please notify the Finance Department by phone at 613-224-4455 Ext 2281 at least 24 hours in advance of the meeting if you wish to attend and/or address the Committee.

Committee Resources

  • Doreen Hume, CPA, CA (External Audit Partner, Deloitte LLP)
  • Genevieve Segu, CPA, CMA, CIA, CRMA, CISA (Regional Internal Audit Manager)
  • Lisa Schimmens, CPA, CA (Superintendent of Finance & Administration, Ottawa Catholic Schools)
Meeting DateAgendasMinutes
September 20, 2022View AgendaView Minutes
November 16, 2021View AgendaView Minutes
May 18, 2021View AgendaView Minutes
September 21, 2021View AgendaView Minutes
November 17, 2020View AgendaView Minutes
September 15, 2020View AgendaView Minutes
May 19, 2020View AgendaView Minutes
November 13, 2019View AgendaView Minutes
September 12, 2019View AgendaView Minutes
May 2, 2019View agendaView Minutes
November 8, 2018View agendaView minutes
September 12, 2018View agendaView minutes
May 29, 2018View agendaView minutes
November 9, 2017View agendaView minutes
September 14, 2017View agendaView minutes
June 6, 2017View agendaView minutes
February 23, 2017View agendaView minutes
November 9, 2016View agendaView minutes
September 15. 2016View agendaView minutes
June 2, 2016View agendaView minutes
November 12, 2015View agendaView minutes
September 17, 2015View agendaView minutes
May 28, 2015View agendaView minutes
March 5, 2015View agendaView minutes

Contact Us

Finance Department

Phone: 613-224-4455 Ext 2281

Fax: 613-224-0132