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
  • George H. Gaddie - Interim Vice President & Chief Information Officer, UTMB Health
  • David C. Gruener, CPA, Vice President, Finance, Health System, UTMB Health
  • Timothy J. Harlin, DSc, MBA, FACHE, Executive Vice President & CEO Health System, UTMB Health
  • J. D. Johnson, Chief Information Officer, American National Insurance
  • Carolee A. King, JD - Senior Vice President & General Counsel, UTMB Health
  • Rex M. McCallum, MD - Vice President & Chief Physician Executive, UTMB Health
  • Charles Mouton, MD, MS, MBA - Executive Vice President and Provost, and Dean, School of Medicine, 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
  • Ben G. Raimer, MD, MA, FAAP – President ad interim
  • Christopher Robb, CPA Chief Financial Officer, Sullivan Brothers Family of Companies
  • Cheryl A Sadro, CPA - Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, UTMB Health
  • Albert P. Shannon - Advisory Director for Frost Bank & Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Port of Galveston
  • Elizabeth Stum - Interim Chief of Staff, Office of the President, UTMB Health

Non-Voting Members:

  • Desolyn Foy, CPA, CIA, ACDA, MHA - Vice President, Audit Services, UTMB Health
  • Patrick J. Francis - Assistant Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs, UT System
  • 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 the Institutional Audit Committee.