4701-1-10 Board committees.

(A) The board shall have the following standing committees:

(1) The executive committee shall be responsible for overall review of board policy. The committee membership shall consist of three members, and shall include the board chair, the board vice chair, and the board secretary. The board chair may also appoint additional committee members.

(2) The office oversight committee shall be responsible for overall review of office operations. The board chair shall appoint the committee members and designate the committee chair. The committee shall consist of three members. The board chair may also appoint additional committee members.

(3) The nominating committee shall be responsible for determining a slate of candidates for board offices. The board chair shall appoint the committee members and designate the committee chair. The committee shall consist of three members. The board chair may also appoint additional committee members.

(4) The disciplinary advisory committee shall be responsible for advising the board on matters relating to ethics, investigations, and discipline. The board chair shall appoint the committee members and designate the committee chair. The committee shall consist of three members. The board chair may also appoint additional committee members.

(5) The education assistance committee shall be responsible for advising the board on matters relating to the education assistance program. The board chair shall appoint the committee members and designate the committee chair. The committee shall consist of three members. The board chair may also appoint additional committee members.

(6) The peer review oversight committee shall be responsible for advising the board on matters relating to the board's firm registration and peer review program. The board chair shall appoint the committee members and designate the committee chair. The committee shall consist of three members. The board chair may also appoint additional committee members.

(7) The licensing committee shall be responsible for advising the board on matters relating to the board's examination, certification, continuing education and licensing requirements. The board chair shall appoint the committee members and designate the committee chair. The committee shall consist of three members. The board chair may also appoint additional committee members.

(8) The finance and audit committee shall be responsible for overall review of the board's budget and finances as well as acting as liaison to the auditor of state with respect to the board's biennial audit. The board chair shall appoint the committee members and designate the committee chair. The committee shall consist of three members. The board chair may also appoint additional committee members.

(B) A public member shall be included on the office oversight committee and the disciplinary advisory committee.

(C) The board chair shall be an ex-officio member of all board committees.

(D) The board may also create, on an ad hoc basis, any additional subcommittee or task force it deems appropriate to study current issues affecting the public and the public accounting profession.

(E) The board must approve all members appointed to a committee, except as outlined in paragraph (F) of this rule.

(F) The term of a committee member shall be one calendar year. The board may reappoint a committee member to more than one term.

(G) The board chair may appoint an individual to fill an unexpired term of a committee member who either is deceased or has resigned from the committee.

(H) A committee chair may call a committee meeting with the concurrence of the board chair. A majority of committee members shall constitute a quorum for conducting business.

(I) The chair of each committee or a designee selected by the committee chair shall report the activities and recommendations of the committee to the board at the next scheduled board meeting following the committee meeting.

(J) The board must approve all committee recommendations.

(K) The chair of each committee may set policies concerning attendance at committee meetings and may recommend to the board that a committee member be removed from a committee for just cause.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 09/02/2014 and 09/02/2019
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4701.03
Rule Amplifies: 4701.03
Prior Effective Dates: 9/23/99, 4/4/03, 8/11/03, 6/1/04, 8/25/05