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Audit Committee

​​​​​​​​​​​Audit Com​mi​​​ttee

In accordance with the Education Act, The Northwest Catholic District School Board formed an Audit Committee in March 2011. The Audit Committee is comprised of two elected Trustees (4 year term) and external volunteer members (3 year term). The role of the Audit Committee is to assist the Board of Trustees in fulfilling its responsibilities related to governance and oversight.

 The primary duties and responsibilities of the Audit Committee include:

  • review the financial management of the Board and its financial reporting processes;
  • review the overall effectiveness of the Board's internal controls;
  • review the performance and effectiveness of the Board's internal auditors;
  • review the independence and performance of the Board's external auditors;
  • review the effectiveness of the Board's system for monitoring compliance with legislative requirements and with the Board's policies and procedures; and
  • review and assess the Board's policies with respect to risk management.​
​Please see the  Ontario Regulation 361/10 - Audit Committees for more information​ : 


Audit Committee Membership:

  • Cathy Piotrowski, Trustee and Chair of the Audit Committee
  • Teresa Larson, Trustee
  • David Sharp, Trustee
  • Corrine Owen, External Volunteer Member
  • Maurice Fillion, External Volunteer Member

Resource to the Committee:​

  • Brendan Hyatt, Director of Education
  • Seija Van Haesendonck, Superintendent of Business