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Joint Subcommittee of Audit and Risk Committee and Finance Committee

The Joint Subcommittee of the Audit and Risk Committee and Finance Committee reviews and reports, as required, to those Committees.

Meetings

The Joint Subcommittee of the Audit and Risk Committee and Finance Committee meets as required.

Membership

Position Member Current term
Chair/Alternate Chair Robert Kelly and Brian Wilson 1 November 2016 to 31 October 2018
Member of Audit and Risk Chris Westworth 1 November 2016 to 31 October 2018
Member of Finance Committee John Leotta 1 November 2016 to 31 October 2018
Member of both Audit and Risk and Finance Michelene Collopy 1 November 2016 to 31 October 2018

Positions on the Joint Subcommittee are in accord with its composition.

Meetings of the Subcommittee are attended by:

  • Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Resources)
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Director, Internal Audit
  • other members of the University staff as appropriate for particular items of business at the request of the Committee.

Committee contact

Taia Rowe
Senior Governance Support Officer
Tel: 02 9514 7550
Email: Taia.Rowe@uts.edu.au

Terms of reference

The Subcommittee is constituted by the Audit and Risk and Finance Committees. It meets on the request of either of those Committees and reports back to both. A request to meet may also be generated from the Chair of Audit and Risk or the Chair of Finance Committee.

The Subcommittee shall consider and advise on any matters referred to it by the Audit and Risk Committee or the Finance Committee.

The Audit and Risk Committee and Finance Committee will ensure these Terms of Reference allow the Subcommittee to remain relevant and effective.

A quorum will be constituted by one half of the total number of members, rounded up if not a whole number. The Chair or Alternate Chair must be present as well as representation from both Committees.

Composition

The composition of the Joint Subcommittee of Audit and Risk Committee and Finance Committee is:

  • Chair/Alternate Chair — the position of chair shall alternate each meeting between the chair of the Finance Committee and the chair of the Audit and Risk Committee. Where one is the chair for a given meeting, the other shall be the alternate chair.
  • Three other members, of whom:
    • one member of the Audit and Risk Committee
    • one member of the Finance Committee
    • one member who is a member of both the Audit and Risk Committee and the Finance Committee.