The Audit Committee of the Integration Joint Board is responsible for the promotion of best practice in the areas of risk management, financial procedures, internal controls, development of continuous improvement and review of External Audit issues.
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|16 March 2018||10.30am||Municipal Buildings, Falkirk|
|25 June 2018||9.30am||Municipal Buildings, Falkirk|
|24 September 2018||9.30am||Municipal Buildings, Falkirk|
|17 December 2018||9.30am||Municipal Buildings, Falkirk|
Audit Committee Board Members
Councillor Fiona Collie, Falkirk Council
Councillor Fiona Collie is Councillor for the Denny & Banknock ward and is Portfolio Holder for Health & Social Care. Fiona has worked in both paid and volunteer roles within the third sector for most of her career in a wide range of roles including policy development, campaigning, advice and support. She combines her council role with employment with the charity Carers Scotland and is also on the volunteer board of a charity providing support to carers of people affected by HIV-AIDS.
Alex Linkston, NHS Forth Valley
Alex Linkston, NHS Forth Valley’s Chairman, is a former Chief Executive of West Lothian Council and under his leadership the Council won many awards for excellent customer service. He was awarded the Quality Scotland’s Leadership Award in 2007.
In 2008 he was awarded a CBE and in 2009 he was the Prince’s Trust Scottish Volunteer of the Year. He is currently Chair of Youth Link Scotland, Vice Chair of West Lothian College and a member of the Scottish Council of the Prince’s Trust.
Tom Hart, NHS Forth Valley
Mr Tom Hart is a Registered Nurse for learning disabilities and has worked in Forth Valley for 37 years.
Tom was elected Employee Director in 2004 and was re-elected in 2006. He is responsible for Staff Governance in conjunction with Human Resources Staff Governance Team.
Tom joined the trade union COHSE – the Confederation of Health Service Employees – in 1972 and over the years undertook various roles. When UNISON came into being in 1994, he was elected Branch Secretary of what was then the Primary Care branch.
Karen Herbert is the Chief Executive of CVS Falkirk, which is the Third Sector Interface organisation for the Falkirk area, where she took up post in August 2013.
Previously Karen held various roles at a similar organisation in Ayrshire. Karen is a qualified accountant, with Masters Degrees in Business and Social Enterprise. She is a past director of several social enterprises and mentor to several business owners, both in the voluntary and private sectors. She has long term interests in employability and older peoples’ services, and has volunteered for many years in palliative care environments.