Internal Audit provides an independent, objective assurance and consulting activity designed to add value and improve the District’s operations. Internal Audit works in partnership with District management, staff and the board to accomplish their objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes.
Citizen’s Finance & Audit Committee
The Citizens Finance & Audit Committee is a permanent public advisory committee. CFAC citizen members are experts in finance and internal controls. Members provide direct advice and assistance to the board and superintendent, and offer an independent perspective and review of financial decision-making, reporting and internal control. The Committee is composed of two school board directors, the superintendent and a minimum of three citizens.
CFAC Board Members Assigned:
Elizabeth Bonbright, Board President; Lisa Keating, Board Vice President
Staff Members Supporting CFAC:
Joshua J. Garcia, Superintendent; Carla J. Santorno, Superintendent on Special Assignment; Paul Walker, Internal Auditor; Rosalind Medina, Chief Financial Officer; Rob Bryant, Director of Financial Services; Mary Kate Richardson, Director of Procurement, Contracts and Compliance; and Kristin Bell, Director of Budget.
Annual Audit Plan
Audit work planned for the 2020-21 academic year includes:
- Capital Projects
- Capital Project Fund
- Contract Reviews
- Facility Use
- Transportation Services
- Trust Funds
- Fixed Asset Inventory
- School Audits
- Coronavirus Aid, Relief & Economic Security (CARES) Act Fund
Internal Audit office is in the Central Administration Building Annex located at:
601 South 8th Street
Tacoma, WA 98401
Internal Audit Board Policy