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District School Board Ontario North East
Audit Committee

Role of the Audit Committee

The role of the Audit Committee is to assist the Board of Trustees in fulfilling its duties related to governance and oversight as prescribed by Ontario Regulation 361/10 – September 2010.

 The Audit Committee meets three to four times per year to manage the following duties:
Oversee the financial accounting and reporting practices and issues
Oversee the Board’s system of internal controls
Oversee the internal and external audit function
Oversee the Board’s system for monitoring compliance with legislative requirements
Oversee the Board’s risk management system

Committee Members


Tom Henderson, Committee Chair 
Trustee, Englehart
Brian Peever
Trustee, Iroquois Falls, Black River-Matheson
Dennis Draves
Trustee, Cochrane and Smooth Rock Falls


​Lesleigh Dye
​Director of Education
​Lisa Edwards
​Superintendent of Business


Derek D'Angelo
External Audit Partner, KPMG LLP
​Melissa Dodge
​Regional Internal Audit Manager


Audit Committee meetings are generally held a minimum of three times a year (September, December and June), or at the discretion of the Chair, at the Schumacher Board office.
Please notify the Business Department by phone at 705-360-1151 Ext 17676 for the date and time of the next meeting, and if you wish to attend and/or address the Committee.
​June 21, 2021
​February 1, 2022
​April 27, 2022