Finance and Audit Committee

Tasked with ensuring the fiscal stability and long-term economic health of SCUP, the Finance and Audit Committee (FAC) monitors, advises, and recommends to the board on financial and audit matters. It’s the FAC’s role to ensure financial and audit reporting is sound, and SCUP’s internal controls are in order.

The FAC’s work supports SCUP’s strategic plan adopted by the SCUP board of directors. The FAC’s efforts support the following initiative:

Align Resources to Organizational Goals

  • Strategy: Align our Finances – Integrate our financial cycles and investments with our strategic goals.
Lynn Akey
At-Large MemberVice President for Student Success, Analytics and Integrated PlanningMinnesota State University - Mankato
Mankato, MN
At-Large MemberPresidentParadise Valley Community College
Phoenix, AZ
At-Large MemberPresidentCampus Strategies, LLC
Crimora, VA
Lisa Guion Jones
At-Large MemberSpecial Assistant to the Provost for Strategy and Professor of Higher EducationUniversity of Central Florida
Orlando, FL
At-Large MemberDirector of Planning - Campus ArchitectUniversity of North Carolina at Charlotte
Charlotte, NC
Staff LiaisonPresidentSociety for College and University Planning
Ann Arbor, MI
Committee ChairVice President, Business & Chief Financial OfficerSt Mary's College of Maryland
St Mary's City, MD
Beth Smith
Staff LiaisonFinance ManagerSociety for College and University Planning
Ann Arbor, MI
At-Large MemberProfessor, International Affairs and GovernmentLafayette College
Easton, PA
Staff LiaisonSenior Director, Operations and EventsSociety for College and University Planning
Ann Arbor, MI