AUDIT & FINANCE COMMITTEE APPLICATION INFORMATION
The Board of Education is currently seeking applicants interested in filling the vacant seat of the Audit & Finance Committee. The available seat is one 3-year position ending June 30, 2023. Service for the position will begin immediately following an interview and selection process by the Board of Education to be conducted at the regular Board of Education meeting scheduled in June. Applicants must be available to participate in the interview process on that date.
The Audit & Finance Committee is appointed by the Liberty Public School District Board of Education and is responsible for making recommendations to the Board relating to any matters of audit or financial concern within the operation of the District. The overall responsibility of the Committee consists of performing a comprehensive, prospective review of the operations of the District and making recommendations, including, but not limited to, the following: financial reports of revenue and expenditures, non-bond capital improvement reports, bond issue capital improvement reports, investment reports, annual budget, long range financial planning objectives, audit reports, and internal control reports. The comprehensive charter of the Audit & Finance Committee may be viewed at:
Meeting Frequency: Committee members commit to review financial data on a monthly basis and attend quarterly meetings typically on Monday evening, 5:30 p.m., the day prior to regular Board of Education meetings.
Qualifications: Residents of the Liberty Public School District wishing to serve on the Audit & Finance Committee should have experience or background in a leadership capacity, budget, accounting, auditing or finance.
Meetings held by the Audit & Finance Committee are open, public meetings held under the auspices of Missouri Sunshine Law.
Applications will be accepted beginning Friday, May 15, 2020 through Friday, May 29, 2020. Interested patrons may fill out an application online on the District’s Web site at:
Applications must be received by the close of business, 4:30 p.m., on Friday, May 29, 2020. Applicant interviews will be conducted at the regular Board of Education meeting scheduled in June.
For more information, please contact Cindy Sullivant, Chief Financial Officer at 816-736-7105.
Financial reports are posted each month on BoardDocs and available to staff and the general public by accessing BoardDocs. Documents may be viewed by selecting the meeting date, then View the Agenda in the center of the screen. Financial reports are posted for each regular meeting in the section labeled Consent Agenda-Financial. The Audit & Finance Committee reviews the financial reports prior to Board of Education meetings. These reports include, but are not limited to, budget supplements and transfers, capital expenditures, and operating projections.
The Finance Portal provides public access to all expenditures of Liberty Public Schools.
Report Fraud, Waste & Abuse
The link below provides access to a portal for reporting abuse, fraud, or waste for both financial and non-financial circumstances. The Liberty Public School District encourages employees, parents, students, and the public to report criminal, unethical, and other inappropriate behaviors within the Liberty Public School District that violate the law or School District policy.