Texas State Library and Archives Commission
Audit Committee
February 18, 2016


The Texas State Library and Archives Commission Audit Committee met on Thursday, February 18, 2016, at at the State Records Center, 4400 Shoal Creek Boulevard, Austin, Texas.

Committee Present:

Wm. Scott McAfee, committee chair

Sharon T. Carr

 F. Lynwood Givens

Commissioners Present:

Michael C. Waters, commission chair

Larry G. Holt

Romanita Matta-Barrera

Martha Wong

Staff Present:

Mark Smith, director and librarian

Donna Osborne, chief operations and fiscal officer

Manuel Alvarez, director, Information Resources Technologies

Jelain Chubb, director, Archives and Information Services

Craig Kelso, director, State and Local Records Management

Deborah Littrell, director, Library Development and Networking

Ava Smith, director, Talking Book Program

Tracy Kuhn Lash, executive assistant

Donna Warren, office manager, Administrative Services


Joe Thrash, Office of the Attorney General

Kimberly Lopez-Gonzales, Garza/Gonzalez & Associates

Rene E. Gonzalez, Garza/Gonzalez & Associates



Commissioner McAfee called the Audit Committee to order at 8:30 a.m.

  1. Review and approve 2016 Internal Audit Plan and Risk Assessment.

    Kimberly Lopez-Gonzales presented the 2016 Internal Audit Plan and Risk Assessment recommending that audits be conducted in Records Management Assistance, Talking Book Program’s Circulation operation, Information Resources Technologies, Grants Management, and follow up on prior year audits and recommendations that were not fully implemented. No action taken.
  2. Discussion of State Auditor’s Office Fiscal Audit.

    Donna Osborne informed the commission that the State Auditor’s Office is currently conducting a financial audit of the agency’s operations with a draft report expected in April to agency management. A final report is expected by the end of June. No action required.

    Commissioner McAfee welcomed TSLAC’s new commissioners, Martha Wong and Romanita Matta-Barrera to the meeting and adjourned the committee at 8:48 a.m.

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