Audit Committee


The purpose of the Audit Committee is to assist Board oversight of:


  • the independent registered public accounting firm's qualifications and independence
  • the performance of the corporation's internal audit function and independent registered public accounting firm
  • management's responsibilities to assure that there is in place an effective system of controls reasonably designed to:
    • safeguard the assets and income of the corporation
    • assure the integrity of the corporation's financial statements
    • maintain compliance with the corporation's ethical standards, policies, plans and procedures, and with laws and regulations


Committee Charter


James A. Bell
  Crandall C. Bowles
Laban P. Jackson, Jr. (Chairman)