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Financial Oversight Committee

NOTICE: Committee Vacancies - APPLY BY AUGUST 6

Jeffco Public Schools is seeking engaged community members with a working familiarity of finance and accounting practices and large organization business management expertise to support the district and Board of Education by serving on the Financial Oversight Committee (FOC). There are currently two vacancies on this committee. Apply using the Online Application Process and include a resume. After close of the application period on August 6, applicants will be reviewed by the FOC and the Board of Education in August for appointment in September.


The Financial Oversight Committee was established in December 1999. The committee typically meets monthly throughout the school year with the primary function to assist the Board of Education in fulfilling its fuduciary oversight responsibilities per district policy DIEE and DIEE-R 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 system 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 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.

FOC Conclusions/Recommendations (Advice) to the Board of Education

Committee Members

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

The committee, which meets approximatey 10 times per year, has seven business community members. Currently, the committee has two vacancies. FOC members are:

Brian Ballard
President, FirstBank, West

Gordon Calahan
President, Calahan Construction

Leanne Emm (Chair)

Charlotte Franson
Vice President, Capstone Headwaters 

Scott Tarbox
Attorney, Rumler Tarbox Lyden Law Corp.



Nicole Stewart
Interim Chief Financial Officer

Debbie Rainguet
Executive Asst. to CFO

Minutes Meetings

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

2020-2021 Meetings Schedule

2019-2020 Meetings Schedule

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