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Orbis Cascade Alliance

Finance Team

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)

  • Annual communication and work plans
  • Review/revision of Financial Framework and policies
  • FY17 Budget - begin preparing in October
  • Planning for FY17 audit
10:30 am   Financial Basics (Debi)

11:00 am   Adjourn

Next meeting:  Tuesday, September 22, 2015; 1:00 - 2:00 pm via Go to Meeting