Citizens’ Oversight Committee
As provided in Education Code Section 15278, the role of the Seismic Safety Bond Program Citizens’ Oversight Committee is to inform the public concerning the expenditure of revenues received from $56 million in bond sales.The 12-member Oversight Committee is comprised of individuals from local businesses, senior citizen organizations, organizations involved with schools, a bona fide tax payers’ organization, legal, technical, and financial advisors, as well as involved parents of children residing in the Piedmont Unified School District.
Current Committee Roster
|Cory Smegal||Community Committee Member|
|Phillip Cardon||Community Committee Member|
|Dana Serleth||Community Committee Member|
|Nava Shaham||Community Committee Member|
|Ward Lindenmayer||Community Committee Member|
|Grier Graff||Chair, Community Committee Member|
|Kenneth Jensen||Community Committee Member|
|Rob Hendrickson||Community Committee Member|
|William Drum||Community Committee Member|
|Michael Brady||Asst.Superintendent, Business Services|
|Roy Tolles||Board Member Liaison|
|Richard Raushenbush||Board Member Liaison|
|David Burke||Consultant, Manager, Seismic Safety Bond Program|
|John Nelson||Consultant, Murakami/Nelson Architects|
|Richard Vila||Consultant, Vila Construction Company|
The Oversight Committee is charged with the following responsibilities:
- Prepare an annual report to the community about the management and expenditures of bond funds.
- Make physical inspections of bond program projects during construction.
- Review related District documents to gather information for the preparation of reports to the community.
- Review required annual independent financial and performance audits of bond program projects as required by Proposition 39.
- Report to the Board of Education annually on the activities of the committee.
Establishment and Purpose
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