TKA Board Committee Descriptions

Audit Committee

The Audit Committee hires and interfaces with the independent auditors. It reviews the school audits, tax filings, and system of internal controls. The committee also investigates any matters arising from the organization’s Whistleblower Policy or Conflict of Interest Policy. - Martin Gates, Chair

Endowment Committee

The Endowment Committee concerns itself with the establishment and oversight of the endowment fund. - Martin Gates, Chair

Facilities Committee

The Facilities Committee concerns itself with the care, maintenance and adequacy of all school buildings, grounds, and equipment. The committee makes recommendations to the Board regarding the planning for new facilities. - Frank Kmak, Chair

Finance Committee

The Finance Committee reviews budgets, financial reports, accounting practices, audits, and other information necessary to maintain the integrity of the school's financial practices. The committee drives the yearly budgeting process and helps with the management of plans for capital spending. This committtee also reviews all fundraising plans, including capital campaigns. - Greg Niven, Chair

Governance Committee

The Governance Committee deals with issues related to the Board itself. The committee develops and reviews governance policy and operational procedures for the Board. It also manages the process of recruiting, assessing, training, mentoring, and reviewing Board members. - Stephen Tom, Chair

Long-Range Planning Committee

The Master Plan Committtee creates the strategic plan establishing the future direction of the school's growth and development.  - Emily Spates Cabot, Chair

Personnel Committee

The Personnel Committee reviews personnel and HR practices, procedures, and policies and makes recommendations to the Board and administration for any necessary changes or additions. It reviews issues related to hiring, job evaluations, benefits, and salary schedules. - Betsy Atler, Chair




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