Institutional Audit Committee

The Institutional Audit Committee meets periodically (generally quarterly) as determined by institutional necessity and at the request of either the President or the Chair to provide direct communication between the Vice President, Audit Services, and Committee members. Essential functions performed by the Audit Committee include oversight of the internal audit activity and the annual financial statement preparation process, and reporting to the UT System Audit, Compliance, and Management Review (ACMR) Committee of the Board of Regents.

Chair (voting member):

  • Keith W. McFatridge, Jr., JD - Attorney at Law, McFatridge & Associates, PC

Voting Members:

  • Tobin R. Boenig, JD - Vice President & Chief Compliance Officer, UTMB Health
  • David L. Callender, MD, MBA, FACS - President, UTMB Health
  • Danny O. Jacobs, MD - Executive Vice President & Provost, Dean of the School of Medicine, UTMB Health
  • Carolee A. King, JD - Senior Vice President & General Counsel, Office of Legal & Regulatory Affairs, UTMB Health
  • Todd A. Leach - Vice President & Chief Information Officer, Information Services, UTMB Health
  • Sheila Lidstone - Chief of Staff, Office of the President, UTMB Health
  • Rex M. McCallum, MD - Vice President & Chief Physician Executive, UTMB Health
  • E. J. (“Jere”) Pederson - Director - the Sealy and Smith Foundation
  • James E. Pozzi, FSA, CLU, ChFC - President and Chief Executive Officer, American National Insurance
  • Christopher Robb, CPA - Partner, Ernst & Young LLP
  • Cheryl A Sadro, CPA, MSM - Executive Vice President and Chief Business & Finance Officer, UTMB Health
  • Albert P. Shannon - Advisory Director for Frost Bank & Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Port of Galveston
  • Donna K. Sollenberger, Executive Vice President & Chief Executive Officer Health System, UTMB Health

Non-Voting Members:

  • Patrick J. Francis - Assistant Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs, UT System
  • Kimberly K. Hagara, CPA, CIA, CISA, CRMA - Vice President, Audit Services, UTMB Health
  • J. Michael Peppers, CIA, CRMA, CPA, FACHE - Chief Audit Executive, UT System
  • Eric J. Polonski, CPA, CIA - Assistant Director, System Audit Office, UT System

Institutional Audit Committee Charter
as approved by President Dr. David L. Callender, MD, MBA, FACS, and the Institutional Audit Committee.