Committee Mission

Assist the Board in fulfilling its fiduciary responsibilities by selecting independent accountants for the annual audit and reviewing audited financial reports.

Dean A. Yoost


Dean A. Yoost


  • Dean A. Yoost | Chair
  • Paul E. Butterworth '81
  • Thomas H. Nielsen

UA Partner

Christie A. Israel

Committee Membership

  • Committee Chair
  • Appointed Trustees
  • The Foundation Chair and Foundation President shall serve as ex-officio members.

Committee Members Roles and Responsibilities

  • Review (1) the financial reports provided by the Foundation to the Attorney General, the University of California, Irvine and to the general public, and (2) the Foundation’s internal financial and accounting controls.
  • To oversee the appointment, compensation, retention and oversight of the work performed by any independent public accountants engaged by the Foundation.
  • To recommend, establish and monitor procedures designed to improve the quality and reliability of the disclosure of the Foundation’s financial condition and results of operations.

Meeting Frequency