270 East State Street
Columbus, OH 43215
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Audit & Accountability Committee

The purpose of the Audit and Accountability Committee of the Columbus City Schools Board of Education shall be to assist the Board in fulfilling its responsibility to provide oversight and governance with regard to the following:

  • The integrity of financial statements and other financial information reported by the District to its stakeholders;
  • The District’s system of internal controls of the accounting and finance functions;
  • The District’s operational compliance with legal and regulatory requirements;
  • The effectiveness of the District’s Code of Conduct and whistleblower hotline;
  • The performance of the annual independent audit of the District’s financial statements;
  • The performance of the District’s Office of Internal Audit (Internal Auditor).


2017 Meeting Dates
Subject to Committee Approval
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The Committee meetings are scheduled monthly at 3:30 p.m. in the Second-Floor Cabinet Room at the Columbus Education Center (CEC).

(Date Changed)
March 23, 2017
April 27, 2017
June 22, 2017
August 24, 2017
September 28, 2017
October 26, 2017
November 30, 2017**
January 25, 2018 
No meeting in May, July, and December 

**Fifth Thursday due to Thanksgiving Holiday.


Accountability Reports
Fiscal Year 2014 (FY14) 
4th Quarter (July 1, 2013 - June 30, 2014) 
3rd Quarter (July 1, 2013 - March 31, 2014) 
2nd Quarter (July 1 - December 31, 2013)
1st Quarter (July 1 - September 30, 2013) 

Committee Members

    • Mary Jo Hudson
      Chair and Columbus Board of Education Member
    • Michael Cole
      Columbus Board of Education Vice-President
    • Eric Brown
      Columbus Board of Education Member
    • Tim Grant, CPA
      Partner, Parms+Company
    • Jay Hoffman, CIA, CISA, CICA
      Director, Internal Audits, American Electric Power
    • Gregory S. Jordan, CPA, CIA, CRMA, FLMI
      Senior Vice President, Nationwide
    • Charles T. Saunders, Jr., Ph.D., CIA, CCSA, CPA, CFE, CRMA
      Accounting Lead Faculty, Franklin University
    Audit and Accountability Committee meetings are scheduled the fourth Thursday of each month (except when noted by *) at 3:30 p.m. in the Second-Floor Cabinet Room located at the Columbus Education Center, 270 E. State St., Columbus, Ohio 43215. 
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