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Finance Committee

The First Parish Finance Committee includes the Finance Committee chair, the Treasurer, the Assistant Treasurer, a member of and liaison to the Board of Trustees, and the chair of the Pledge Drive Committee. It may include other members who are also involved with the Human Resources Council, Buildings & Grounds committee, fundraisers, or other areas of importance to the financial welfare of First Parish.

The Finance Committee prepares the annual operating budget in coordination with the First Parish staff and Council and the other committees, and presents it to the Board of Trustees for approval. The Finance Committee meets monthly during the year and reviews the financial status presented by the Treasurer quarterly. At least once each year, generally in November, the committee meets with the chair of the Investment Committee to review the status of assets under investment. The Finance Committee also takes an active role in supporting the various annual fund raising events, including the Fourth of July grill, the Harvest and Holly Fairs, and the auction.

Meetings: Monthly; Currently on a Monday evening at the meetinghouse.

Commitment to Participate:

Roles: Chair, Treasurer (elected), Assistant Treasurer (elected), members, trustee liaison, ex officio.