Mel Harrington (SD), chair, liaison
Tim Brown (TX)
Janice James (KY)
Brian Philson (MI)
Robert Showers (LA)
Description in bylaws
There shall be five members on the Finance Committee. The President-Elect or the Immediate Past President shall be a member of the committee, with the Treasurer as chairperson. The President shall appoint three other persons as members of the committee, after receiving input and approval from the Board of Directors. The composition and tenure of the three appointed members shall be determined by the President. The Finance Committee shall advise the Board of Directors on issues related to the use of the Association’s assets to assure prudence and integrity of fiscal management and responsiveness to Member Boards’ needs. The Finance Committee shall recommend financial policies which provide guidelines for fiscal management, and shall review and revise financial forecast assumptions.
The Finance Committee is charged with the following on an ongoing basis:
- Reviewing association finances and budgets to assure prudence and integrity of fiscal management, and responsiveness to the needs of member boards.
- Recommending financial policies that provide guidelines for fiscal management.
The Finance committee has one face to face meeting which is usually held in April or May, but always prior to ASWB Board of Directors meeting that is held in conjunction with the ASWB Education Conference. An additional 3-5 conference calls or virtual meetings can be expected throughout the year to review investments, audits and the proposed budget for the coming year.