Orbis Cascade Alliance
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Charge: The Finance Team is responsible for the following:
- Recommending new and revised financial policies.
- Reviewing investments and making recommendations regarding the investment portfolio.
- Facilitating communication between external auditors and the Board of Directors in connection with the annual audit and any other fiscal matters that arise.
- Reviewing, accepting and recommending for Board of Directors approval the annual audited financial statements.
- Ensuring compliance with governmental regulations, including filing of federal and state tax documents.
- Communicating all relevant matters to the Board of Directors as necessary.
10:00 am Welcome
10:05 am Updates (Michelle)
- Travel expenditures for membership visits
- Executive Director recruitment and hiring
- Tax return revisions
10:15 am Finance Team tasks for the year (Michelle)10:30 am Financial Basics (Debi)
- Annual communication and work plans
- Review/revision of Financial Framework and policies
- FY17 Budget - begin preparing in October
- Planning for FY17 audit
11:00 am Adjourn
Next meeting: Tuesday, September 22, 2015; 1:00 - 2:00 pm via Go to Meeting