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).

    Note: all meetings during the COVID-19 pandemic are held virtually and livestreamed until further notice.

    Subject to Committee Approval
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    The Committee meetings are scheduled monthly at 3:30 p.m. 


    2021 Meeting Dates


    January 28, 2021 


    February 25, 2021 


    March 25, 2021 - CANCELLED

    April 22, 2021 


    June 24, 2021 


    August 26, 2021- RESCHEDULED
    Moved to September 2nd due to conflicts with first day of classes

    September 2, 2021 


    September 23, 2021 


    October 28, 2021






    2020 Meeting Dates 

    January 23, 2020 - Revised
    March 26, 2020** - Cancelled
      *Fifth Thursday

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  • James Ragland, Chair
    Columbus Board of Education Member

    Carol Beckerle, Co-Chair 
    Columbus Board of Education Member

    Jennifer Adair 
    Board Predisent
    Columbus Board of Education Member 

    Tim Grant, CPA **
    Partner, Parms+Company

    Gregory S. Jordan, **
    Senior Vice President, Nationwide

    Ilija Vadjon, CISA **
    Director,  Information Risk and Offensive Security, The Wendy's Company 

    Cullen Daniel, III, CPA ** 
    Ohio Children Alliance 



    Audit and Accountability Committee meetings are scheduled the fourth Thursday of each month (except when noted by *) at 3:30 p.m. in Suite 825, located at the Southland Center, 3700 S. High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43207

    ** Community members are volunteering in their individual capacity and not representing any organization.