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Orbis Cascade Alliance

Finance Team

Monday, November 16, 2015

1:00 pm - 2:00 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 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.


1:00 pm        Welcome

1:05 pm        Updates

  •  Tax return amendments – Debi
  •  2015-16 goals – Michelle
  •  Policy & Coordination Team (items with financial impact) – Jane

1:15 pm        2015-16 Work plan - Michelle

  •   Due Diligence documentation summary
  •  Review/revision of Financial Framework and policies
  •  Research and recommendation regarding an overhead rate
  •  Planning for FY18 audit

1:30 pm        Financial Reviews and FY 17 Budget

1:55 pm        Question: Is it possible to schedule standing meetings for the remainder of the year? Please bring your up-to-date calendars to the meeting.

2:00 pm        Adjourn


Next meeting:  TBD