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- John Deeley
- Joshua Marine
- Leonette Scappini
- Doug Farrington
- Rob Shickel
- Tom Mayo
- Susan Nickerson
About the CommitteeArticle 23: That the Town establish an Audit Committee to assist in the selection and monitoring of an independent auditing firm to conduct annual audits of the financial statements of the Town. The voting members of the Audit Committee will consist of 5 citizens of the Town, of whom 3 members will be appointed by the Moderator and 2 members will be appointed by the Board of Selectmen. The initial terms of appointment will commence July 1, 2010 and will be staggered as follows: the 3 members appointed by the Moderator will be appointed to terms of 1, 2 and 3 years, respectively. The 2 members appointed by the Board of Selectmen will be appointed for terms of 2 and 3 years, respectively. Thereafter all terms will be for 3 years. No members may serve for more than 2 consecutive 3-year terms, not including service for a shorter term or to fill a vacancy for the unexpired portion of a 3-year term.
Annual AuditUnder the direction of the Selectmen, the Audit Committee will ask the Town Administrator to issue, at least every 3 years, a Request for Proposals for an independent auditing firm to conduct, in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards, an annual audit of the financial statements of the Town. The Audit Committee will recommend to the Board of Selectmen the firm to conduct the audit.
The Audit Committee will supervise and review the conduct of the audit and its relationship with the Town. To maintain the independence and transparency of the Audit Committee, both in appearance and in fact, voting members shall be citizens of Hingham, volunteers, not otherwise employed by the Town or serving on a Town elected or appointed committee or board. The Town Administrator and the Town Accountant/Finance Director shall serve as non-voting members of the Committee. The Chairman of the Advisory Committee shall appoint 2 of its members to serve as liaisons to the Audit Committee.