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Audit Committee


Created to assist the Board of Commissioners in fulfilling its oversight responsibilities by reviewing and evaluating the County's financial information, established systems of internal controls, and the internal audit function.

Consists of five (5) members:

  • 1) Chair, Board of Commissioners;
  • 2) One District Commissioner;
  • 3) One Elected Official;
  • 4, 5) Two (2) Citizen members with expertise in the areas of accounting, auditing, internal control and local government operations.

District Commissioners will serve on a rotating basis annually:

  • District 3 Commissioner will serve for 2022
  • District 4 Commissioner will serve for 2023
  • District 2 Commissioner will serve for 2024
  • District 1 Commissioner will serve for 2025

The rotation cycle will continue to be repeated in subsequent years unless changed by formal action of the Board of Commissioners. Elected Officials and citizen members will be appointed by a majority vote of the Board of Commissioners. Elected Officials and citizen members will serve at the pleasure of the Board of Commissioners and may be removed at any time, with or without cause.

The Chair of the Board of Commissioners shall serve as the Chair of the committee and all other officers shall be elected by the committee. The committee will determine its purpose and develop its charter and present the same to the Board of Commissioners for adoption. The committee has no power to incur debt or contractually bind Cobb County unless specifically authorized by resolution of the Board of Commissioners. Committee members will receive no compensation, and the committee shall continue in existence unless other action is taken by the Board of Commissioners to deactivate or dissolve the committee.

View the Audit Committee Charter

Board Members

Member Name Appointed By Term
Lisa Cupid, BOC Chairwoman By Virtue of Position 12/31/2024
Monique Sheffield, BOC District 4 Commissioner By Virtue of Position 12/31/2023
Carla Jackson, CPA, Tax Commissioner, Elected Official By Virtue of Position 12/31/2024
Brett McClung, CPA, Citizen Member Board of Commissioners  
Laurie Dyke, CPA/CFF, CFE, CFC, Citizen Member Board of Commissioners