In accordance with the Statute of the Orthodox Church in America, the Metropolitan Council’s Internal Governance Committee has opened a search for a new member of the Audit Committee.  The new auditor will succeed the current member, whose term expired with the conclusion of the 19th All-American Council in July 2018.

Qualified applicants should possess a background in auditing processes and procedures and hold current relevant certification.  Those interested in serving should submit a letter of introduction, current CV and three references to the Metropolitan Council Internal Governance Committee no later than Friday, September 7, 2018.  Applications should be sent to the Orthodox Church in America, PO Box 675, Syosset, NY 11791, ATTN: Audit Committee.

This action is taken in accordance with the OCA Statute, Article 5, Section 9, which reads, “An Auditing Committee, consisting of three persons with relevant professional experience, shall be appointed by the Metropolitan Council at its first meeting following adjournment of a normally convened All-American Council.  Members of the Auditing Committee shall serve for a term from one All-American Council through the next, excluding any extraordinary meetings of the All-American Council.  The Committee’s duties shall be to audit all accounts of The Orthodox Church in America on annual basis, to review the audited accounts of all Stavropegial Institutions on an annual basis and to present written reports to the Metropolitan Council.  The Chair of the Auditing Committee shall attend sessions of the Metropolitan Council solely to make the Committee’s reports.  An Auditing Committee member may succeed himself/herself for one additional term, and may be removed only for cause by a two-thirds vote of the Metropolitan Council.  Any vacancy in the Auditing Committee shall be filled in a timely fashion by the Metropolitan Council.”