blue ribbon committee


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an independent and exclusive commission of nonpartisan statesmen and experts formed to investigate some important governmental issue

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Shortly after the blue ribbon committee issued its recommendations, the authors conducted a survey of audit committees that provided insight into whether their effectiveness would improve if they were to adopt the BRC's recommendations on independence and director qualifications.
The IMA's written response is included in the "Report and Recommendations of the Blue Ribbon Committee on Improving the Effectiveness of Corporate Audit Committees," which has been given to the SEC and is available to the auditor and corporate communities.
LOS ANGELES -- A blue ribbon committee of more than 20 of Southern California's corporate, community and academic leaders was appointed by Metropolitan Water District's Board of Directors today to identify and recommend new business models and strategies that will help the region meet its long-range water needs.
Connie Rice, a civil rights attorney and a member of the Blue Ribbon Committee, said that criteria the group came up with represented an ideal, and that the hope is the next chief of police embodies most of the critical qualities.
Aside from being charged with giving false testimony, Gordon, chairman of the Senate blue ribbon committee, filed the charges of disobeying senate summons.
Today, the 15-member Blue Ribbon Committee will present to the Police Commission a list of recommendations on what to look for in a police chief.
He served as New York Chapter President for two terms, as national Chairman of FEI in 1996-1997, vice chairman and director of the Private Sector Council and a member of the Blue Ribbon Committee on Improving the Effectiveness of Corporate Audit Committees.
The result was the creation of the Blue Ribbon Committee on Improving the Effectiveness of Corporate Audits to study management's role in financial disclosures.
Nominees and winners will be selected by a Blue Ribbon Committee of both established professionals and leading Net experts.
Currently, a 15-member blue ribbon committee appointed by the Police Commission is developing criteria for when interviews of the finalist begins in August.
It is led by a Blue Ribbon Committee of leading stunt professionals, who have helped to create the world's most legendary action blockbusters.
As the seminal study Future Accounting Education: Preparing for the Expanding Profession, the report of the blue ribbon committee of the American Accounting Association (the Bedford committee), described it: "Future accountants are not receiving the preparation they need to meet the increased demands of the expansive, more complex profession that is emerging.
He has served on the MARTA Finance Study Committee and the Blue Ribbon Committee on the Future of Fulton County.
I'm very honored to be up there with the two other recipients up there with me,'' said Boeckmann, who is a longtime member of the Los Angeles Police Commission and served on former Mayor Richard Riordan's select Blue Ribbon Committee on Budget and Finance.
In the true United Way tradition of "It's What We Do Together," The Blue Ribbon committee is made up of volunteers from the community who are knowledgeable about United Way Community Services and its funded agencies.
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