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Financial Oversight Committee

The Financial Oversight Committee meets monthly throughout the school year and the primary function of the oversight committee is to assist the Board of Education in fulfilling its oversight responsibilities by reviewing:

  • Financial reports and other financial information used internally and provided by the district to any governmental body or the public;
  • The district's systems of internal controls regarding finance, accounting, legal compliance and ethics that management and the Board have established;
  • The business risk of the district; and the district's auditing, accounting and financial reporting processes generally. 

Consistent with this function, the Financial Oversight Committee should encourage continuous improvement of, and should foster adherence to the district's policies, procedures and practices at all levels.

Committee Members

In 1999, the Board of Education chose citizens from a group of applicants to serve on the District's Financial Oversight Committee.

This group meets at least 10 times a year and has seven business community members. They are:

Mary Everson - Certified Public Accountant

Brian Ballard (Chair) - President, FirstBank, West

Mike Bestor - Retired, former City Manager, Golden

Gordon Calahan - President, Calahan Construction

Chris Johnson - CEO, Capital Investment Counsel, Inc.

Scott Tarbox - Rumler Tarbox Lyden Law Corp., Attorney

Bob West - Retired, former CFO, Apex Park and Recreation District


Financial Oversight Committee typically meets once a month during the school year and with the Board of Education quarterly. 

2018-2019 Meetings Schedule

  • 08/07/2018  Agenda & Minutes

2017-2018 Meetings Schedule

2016-2017 Meetings

View older meetings


Kathleen Askelson
Chief Financial Officer

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