Audit Committee

Community volunteers needed to serve on Audit Committee

The Poudre School District Board of Education is seeking community members with financial expertise to serve on the PSD Audit Committee. Members serve a 2-year term and may serve multiple terms. 

The PSD Audit Committee, which consists of five community members and two PSD Board of Education directors, assists the Board in fulfilling its financial oversight responsibilities. 

Meetings, which include key Finance Department management staff, are held five times a year (Februray, May, August, October, and November) from 7-9 a.m. at 2413 LaPorte Ave., Fort Collins, CO 80521. Additional meetings may be held occasionally to work on special committee projects. 

Audit Committee duties include:

  • oversee independent audits, provide a forum for open communication between the external auditor, Board of Education, and the Superintendent
  • review and make recommendations for District practices and procedures
  • participate in the selection of the independent external auditor and recommend auditor selection
  • other tasks as described in the PSD Audit Committee Charter

The PSD Audit Committee acts as an adviser to the PSD Board of Education regarding its financial responsibilities. The Audit Committee is not responsible for the financial tasks of the Board of Education (BOE), Superintendent, or Finance Department.


Interested community members are asked to email a letter if interest outlining pertinent qualifications to:


Employees and contractors of the District or their immediate family members are not eligible to serve on the committee.


Upcoming meetings:

  • 7-9 a.m. (Regular Meeting) Tuesday, November 9, 2021*  

    *Meeting will be held both in-person (at 2413 LaPorte Avenue, Fort Collins, CO) and online via Microsoft Teams.

    Members of the public interested in attending the meeting in person or viewing online should email Danielle at In order to view the meeting online, participants must have the Microsoft Teams application, which can be downloaded for free here.  

Current Committee Members:

  • Mark Hartman, Chair, Community Member
  • Brian Richmond, Member, Community Member
  • Lisa Kutcher, Member, Community Member
  • Rob Petterson, Director, Board of Education 
  • Carolyn Reed, Director, Board of Education


  • Dave Montoya, Executive Director, Finance
  • Kera Badalamenti, Director/Controller, Finance
  • Autumn Aspen, Legal and Policy Counsel
  • Danielle Chenoweth, Administrative Assistant, Finance and Legal and Policy Counsel

More information:

2020 Report to the Board of Education

Contact Information

Administrative Assistant to the Executive Director of Finance & District Legal and Policy Counsel
Danielle Chenoweth |970.490.3649 |