Special Meeting of July 12, 2016, 10:00 a.m.

KVH Administrative Conference Room



A Special meeting of the Klickitat Valley Health (KVH) Board of Commissioners was held on Tuesday, July 12,2016 at 10:00 a.m. in the KVH Administrative Conference Room for the purpose of the commissioners participating in the State Auditor Entrance meeting. Commissioner Mark Sigfrinius was the presiding officer. A quorum was present including: Commissioners Connie Pond, John Quinn, and Jim Daniel. Also present were Leslie Hiebert, CEO, Jamie Eldred, Controller, Kayla Wehr, Staff Accountant, Kasey Schneider, DNS and Director of Quality and Risk, Jeff Teal, Director of Safety and Compliance, and Charis Weis, HR Director. State Auditor representatives in attendance included: Tina Watkins, Program Manager, and Kingston Sprague, Audit Lead.


Vice-President Mark Sigfrinius called the meeting to order at 10:00 a.m. Vice-President Sigfrinius requested disclosure from the Commissioners of any conflict of interest items on the Agenda. Each Commissioner indicated that there were no conflicts of interest.



Tina Watkins, Program Manager, noted that this would be a two year audit engagement and would cover the years 2014 and 2015. She noted that Kingston Sprague would be the audit lead for this engagement. Kingston Sprague reviewed the areas of planned evaluation, which included: Cash receipting, Payroll disbursements, Pharmaceutical inventory, Home Health program, Receivables and collections, Financial condition, Self-insurance, General disbursements, Procurement of public works and architectural services. He reviewed the three levels of reporting, which included Findings, which are used to formally address issues in the audit report; Management letters, which communicate deficiencies, but are not included in the audit report and Exit items, which are informally communicated to management at the completion of the audit. Kingston also provided information regarding available resources including the Performance Center. Tina noted additionally that Computer Security services are also available and that they could provide further information regarding these resources.


There being no further business to come before the Board of Commissioners, Commissioner Pond moved that the meeting be adjourned at 10:22 a.m. Commissioner Quinn seconded the motion. The motion carried unanimously.


Minutes Approved and Signed by Vice-President Mark Sigfrinius and Secretary John Quinn.

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