LED BY: Erin Hastings, Audit Partner, Seiler, LLP


Audit committees are an essential component in corporate governance, and the public has been increasingly focused on oversight and governance issues since the 2001 Enron scandal. This webinar will explore basic principles and recent trends in the role of the audit committee in corporate governance and risk management. If you are a director, aspiring director, member of an audit committee, or if you advise audit committees, this webinar will help you understand what is expected of audit committees, and common risk areas to look for. We will review audit committee responsibilities and provide tips on how to be an effective audit committee member.


Learning Objectives:

  • The structure and roles of an audit committee

  • Trends in audit committee practices

  • Best practices to ensure Audit Committee effectiveness


About the Speaker: Erin is a Certified Public Accountant with more than 18 years of experience providing audit and advisory services for privately held companies, private foundations, and nonprofit organizations. She holds expertise in the following disciplines:

  • Regulatory auditing requirements for broker‐dealers, registered advisors, and investment funds

  • Governance matters for non‐profits and private companies

  • Financial statement forecasting and analysis

  • Business strategy and planning

  • Internal control reviews and best practices recommendations

  • Temporary accounting and reporting oversight

  • Fraud examinations


Prior to joining Seiler, Erin was a Senior Manager at Scott B. Price & Company, CPAs. She started her career as an accountant at a big four firm.

12:00-1:00pm - Leading Audit Committee Best Practices


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