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Preparing for Board Service: Governance 101 Series – Audit Committees

Date: Thursday, January 11, 2018
Time: 10:00 AM PT / 1:00 PM ET

The last of a three-part educational series, join Equilar and KPMG for an interactive webinar that will dive into the responsibilities of audit committees. Developed for executives preparing for their first public company board seat, the panelists will shed light on how the governance landscape has changed in the last decade, the impact on the audit committee’s role in risk management/oversight, and how new directors should prepare for service on the audit committee.

The complimentary webinar is brought to you by the Equilar Diversity Network, in partnership with KPMG and Semler Brossy.


Webinar Discussion Topics

  • An inside look at how audit committees work with internal controls teams and external consultants

  • The role of the committee in risk oversight processes

  • Key attributes and skill sets that boards seek in audit committee members

  • Valuable steps new board members should take to prepare for audit committee service


Belen Gomez
Senior Director of Board Services
Equilar, Inc.


Carol Coughlin
Founder & CEO, BottomLine Growth Strategies
Chair of the Board, Former Audit Committee Chair, Hamilton Bancorp

Jose Rodriguez
Partner-in-Charge Audit Committee Institute