Committees These committees oversee our financial operations and ensure that our investment portfolio is managed prudently

Audit/Finance and Investment Committees

Our Audit/Finance and Investment Committees play a critical role in protecting and growing our financial resources for the good of the community.   

Audit/Finance Committee

The Audit/Finance Committee monitors the Area Foundation's monthly financial performance, oversees the annual operating budget process, and recommends changes to financial policy. It oversees the financial reporting process, the system of internal controls, and the audit process.  

Meet the Members

David Komet, Chair

Harold Berg

Mike Bolner

David Hennessee

General James T. (Tom) Hill, ex-officio

Stacey Isenberg

Joe McLauchlan

Les Sachanowicz

Michelle Scarver

Carroll Schubert

Staff: CFO

Investment Committee

The Investment Committee establishes updates and oversees:

  • The investment policies concerning the Area Foundation's investment portfolio
  • The level of risk in the investment portfolio
  • The performance of the Foundation's investment portfolio, against both internal and external benchmarks
Meet the Members

Edward Benson, Ph.D.

Chris Claus

John Dewald, Chair

Roger Graham

General James T. (Tom) Hill, ex-officio

David Komet

W.W. (Bo) McAllister III

Barbara (Barbie) O’Connor

Marie Smith

Bruce Tilley

Doug Ward

Craig Wilson

Staff: CFO

Board Committees

Audit/Finance Committee

David Komet, Chair

Harold Berg

Mike Bolner

David Hennessee

General James T. (Tom) Hill, ex-officio

Stacey Isenberg

Joe McLauchlan

Les Sachanowicz

Michelle Scarver

Carroll Schubert

Staff: CFO

Community Engagement and Impact (CE&I) Committee

Bruce Tilley, Chair

Mike Bolner

Darryl Byrd

Anna-Melissa Cavazos

Sarah Harte

Gen. James (Tom) Hill, ex-officio

Katrin Ludwig

Gurpaul Singh

John Vasquez

Suzanne Wade

Jim Watson

Staff: VP, CE&I

Executive Committee

General James T. (Tom) Hill, Chair

Bruce Tilley, Vice Chair

Blake Hastings, Secretary

Michelle Scarver, Treasurer

Alex Perez, Member at Large

Staff: CEO

Governance Committee

Sarah Harte, Chair

Gen. James T. (Tom) Hill, ex-officio

Dr. Adena Williams Loston

Brad Parman

Alex Perez

Suzanne Wade

Staff: CEO

Investment Committee

Edward Benson, Ph.D.

Chris Claus

John Dewald, Chair

Roger Graham

General James T. (Tom) Hill, ex-officio

David Komet

W.W. (Bo) McAllister III

Barbara (Barbie) O’Connor

Marie Smith

Bruce Tilley

Doug Ward

Craig Wilson

Staff: CFO

Real Estate Service Board Committee

Brad Parman, Chair

Judy Dalrymple

Tracy Hammer

General James T. (Tom) Hill, ex-officio

Chuck King

James Lifshutz

Mark Middleman

Katherine Tapley

Don Walker

Staff: VP, Development and Donor Services/CFO