The Audit Committee assists the AMS Board of Directors in fulfilling its financial and compliance oversight responsibilities. Among other duties, the committee—
- serves as an independent, objective party in monitoring AMS’s financial and compliance reporting process, internal control system, and ethics policies;
- recommends the selection of an independent auditor for AMS;
- annually reviews and appraises the work of AMS’s independent auditor;
- establishes and maintains free and open communication among and between the committee, the independent auditor, the financial and senior management of AMS, and the board.
Audit Committee members are appointed by and report to the AMS Board of Directors.
Howard Weiss, Chair
Joan LaRacuente, Ex Officio, AMS Senior Director of Finance
Richard A. Ungerer, Ex Officio, AMS Executive Director