Minutes | Board Audit Committee (AC) Meeting | 7 October 2015
Published on 03 February 2016
AC Attendees: Steve Crocker, Erika Mann – Chair, and George Sadowsky
AC Member Apologies: Ray Plzak
ICANN Executives and Staff Attendees: Megan Bishop (Board Support Coordinator), Michelle Bright (Board Support Manager), Xavier Calvez (Chief Financial Officer), John Jeffrey (General Counsel and Secretary), Melissa King (VP, Board Support), Elizabeth Le (Senior Counsel), Becky Nash (VP of Finance), and Amy Stathos (Deputy General Counsel).
Invited Guests: Representatives from Independent Audit Firm BDO USA LLP (BDO)
The following is a summary of discussion, actions taken and actions identified:
- Annual Independent Audit – Independent auditor BDO USA LLP presented a status update and summary of the preliminary results of the FY15 audit, as well as made all required communications to the Audit Committee. BDO reported that the audit is substantially completed. The audit strategy, as presented by BDO in June 2015, takes into consideration, among other things, the audit results from the prior year as well as any current operational changes in the current year and any inherent risks. The final review of the audit work is undergoing internal review within BDO. As there are no issues raised from of the audit, BDO estimates that a final report will be issued prior to the ICANN 54 Meeting.