• ACC Regents Hear Audit Report

    TIME:                   For Immediate Release
    DATE:                   January 13, 2023
    CONTACT:           John Tompkins, Communications Coordinator
    (281) 756-3551 office
    SUBJECT:            ACC Regents Hear Audit Report  
    PHOTOS:            Board recognition 
    ACC Regents Hear Audit Report
    Alvin Community College received high marks in fiscal responsibility according to a recent audit delivered to the college board of regents meeting on January 12.

    The auditing firm, Belt, Harris and Pechacek issued an unmodified opinion of the college’s financial statements for the 2021-22 fiscal year.

    “We’ve given the college a clean opinion,” said Ben Cohen, senior manager with the firm.

    The ACC Foundation also delivered its annual report and fiscal audit during the board meeting. The Foundation issued more than $200,000 in grants, scholarships and other support for the 2021-22 fiscal year, Foundation president Chad Dudley said.

    “We were able to make a huge impact on the college this year,” he said.

    Regents also:
    -approved hires for Nursing instructor, Fitness Center manager, Director of Institutional Effectiveness and Research, Director of Recruiting and Enrollment and Police sergeant
    -approved pay adjustment for Law Enforcement Academy instructor position
    -approved purchase of signal booster and radio system for police department
    -approved transfer of audited fund balance to institutional reserve
    -approved monthly financial reports

    The board will have its next meeting on Thursday, February 23 at 6 p.m. in the Nolan Ryan Center.



    Photo cutlines
    Board meeting 1
    ACC regents recognized Biology instructor Erin McKenzie, second from left, and Health Information Management instructor Bridge Ruth, third from left for receiving the League of Innovation Excellence Award. Joining them are regents Michael Hoover, left and Dr. Patty Hertenberger.
    Board meeting 2
    The ACC Foundation presented a ceremonial check for $205,000 to the ACC regents which represents the total amount of funds the foundation has awarded this past year in scholarships, grants and other support. From left: Foundation Executive Director Wendy Del Bello, Foundation board member and regent Yvette Reyes-Hall, Foundation board member and regent Dr. Jim Crumm, Foundation board member Shirley Brothers, Foundation President Chad Dudley, ACC President Dr. Robert J. Exley, ACC Board Chair ‘Bel Sanchez, Foundation board member Dr. Debi Fontenot and Foundation board member Sheila Olson.