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Committee Charge


Represent the AAA Executive Board in overseeing the establishment and implementation of appropriate accounting policies and internal controls, with focus on assuring that proper stewardship is placed over the AAA's assets and protection of its reputation through fiscal transparency. To assess the business risks and determine whether there is adequate planning for those risks. To monitor the roles of the board, management and internal and external auditors in order to ensure that good financial governance practices are followed. To review and recommend to the AAA Executive Board the acceptance of the external audit report.

Duration of Committee


Committee Reports to

AAA Executive Board


Membership and Appointment

Term of Office

For the Finance Committee and Executive Board members, their term of office will correspond to the terms held on the other Committees. The member from the financial community at-large will serve a 3-year term.


Develop reports, policy statements, and recommend actions to Executive Board

Meetings and Schedule

Semiannually: pre-audit and post-audit for the year ending December 31.

Staff Liaison

Kathy Ano Controller, American Anthropological Association.

Contact Information

2300 Clarendon Blvd., Suite 1301, Arlington, VA 22201, Phone: (703) 528-1902, ext. 1161, Fax: 703-528-3546.

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