Kelley Otto (2015), Chair
Pamela Birnbrich (2018)
Stu Hixon (2015)
Don Hougardy (2017)
Paris Jacobs (2016)
Jim Harvey, Staff Liaison
Mission Statement: To provide technical and operational direction for the annual audit of
USA Swimming finances, to serve as a liaison to the Board of Directors and the external audit
team, and to ensure that the highest levels of accountability are applied to all financial
Membership: The Audit Committee shall be comprised of five members appointed by the
President, as follows: an Executive Committee member, a Zone Director, an athlete from a
slate submitted by the Athletes’ Committee, and two additional members with designated
financial experience. No member of the committee shall have check-signing authority for the
corporation. Each non-athlete member shall serve a four-year term, staggered so that one
member is named each year.
1. Reviewing and accepting the annual audited statements, accompanying opinion
letter, and management letter.
2. Making a recommendation for acceptance to the Board of Directors.
3. Evaluating the system of internal control of the corporation.