Audit Committee Position Available

Posted On Tuesday November 21, 2023

In accordance with Ontario Regulation 361/10, Durham District School Board (DDSB) is seeking one community member with financial expertise and business knowledge to serve on its Audit Committee for a three-year term effective February 2024.

The Audit Committee is composed of three Trustees and two independent members drawn from the community at large. The primary role of the Audit Committee is to assist the Board of Trustees in fulfilling its duties related to governance and oversight. The duties of the Audit Committee fall under the following key areas: the financial reporting process, internal control framework, risk management practices, performance and function of the Board’s internal and external auditors and the Board’s compliance with its obligations under legislation. The Committee meets at least 3 times a year, plus ad hoc meetings, as required.

Candidate Eligibility:

  • Applicants must have sufficient accounting, senior financial management or other relevant business experience to understand good governance, and public sector accounting and auditing standards.
  • Applicants must not be a current employee or officer of the Board, or of any other district school board or school authority.
  • Applicants must not have a parent, child or spouse currently employed by the Board.
  • Applicants must be a contributor to public school education funding.

Submission of Applications:

Suitably qualified candidates interested in serving on the Audit Committee are invited to submit a letter of interest and resume by 4:00pm on December 22, 2023 via email to:

Camille Williams-Taylor

Director of Education

Durham District School Board


Candidates who are short-listed may be requested to attend a private interview conducted by the audit committee’s selection committee. For information about DDSB, please visit

DDSB is committed to equity and inclusion in the recruitment and hiring of qualified staff who reflect the diversity of our region. We encourage submissions from candidates who represent the various dimensions of diversity. We are committed to providing barrier-free and accessible employment practices in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Should you require accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please make them known when contacted and we will work with you to meet your needs.