Oversees system soundness, enterprise risk management, internal and external audits, privacy and information security, ethics, compliance and other independent reassurance activities.

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Meeting Agenda for September 20, 2016

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2:00 p.m. - Open Session

Or Upon Adjournment or Recess of the Board Governance Committee, Whichever is Later

Open Session

  1. Agenda Items
    1. Call to Order and Roll Call (PDF)
    2. Executive Report (Oral Report)Cheryl Eason
    3. Consent Items
      Action Consent Items:Cheryl Eason
      1. Approval of the June 13, 2016 Risk & Audit Committee Meeting Minutes (PDF)
    4. Consent Items
      Information Consent Items:Cheryl Eason
      1. 2016 Annual Calendar Review (PDF)
      2. 2017 Annual Calendar Review (PDF)
      3. Draft Agenda for the November 15, 2016 Risk & Audit Committee Meeting (PDF)
      4. Quarterly Status Report – Office of Audit Services (PDF)
        1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
        2. Attachment 2 (PDF)
        3. Attachment 3 (PDF)
      5. Quarterly Status Report – Enterprise Risk Management (PDF)
      6. Quarterly Status Report – Enterprise Compliance (PDF)
        1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
      7. 2015-16 Annual Compliance Report (PDF)
        1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
      8. CalPERS Ethics Helpline Report (PDF)
        1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
      9. External Audit Fees (PDF)
  2. Action Agenda Items
    1. Audit
      1. Finalist Selection for the Independent Financial Statement Auditor (PDF) Beliz Chappuie
        1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
  3. Information Agenda Items
    1. Risk Management
      1. Risk Profile Review (PDF)Cheryl Eason, Forrest Grimes
        1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
        2. Attachment 2 (PDF)
    2. Summary of Committee Direction (Oral Report)Cheryl Eason
    3. Public Comment

Closed Session

Upon Adjournment or Recess of Open Session
(Government Code sections 11126(a)(1) and (g)(1))

  1. Agenda Items
    1. Call to Order and Roll Call
    2. Consent Items
      Action Consent Items:
      1. Approval of the June 13, 2016 Risk & Audit Closed Session Meeting Minutes
    3. Personnel, Employment and Performance – Chief AuditorBeliz Chappuie
    4. Personnel, Employment and Performance – Chief Compliance OfficerMarlene Timberlake D'Adamo
    5. Personnel, Employment and Performance – Investment DirectorKit Crocker


  1. Items designated for Information are appropriate for Committee Action if the Committee wishes to take action. Any Agenda Item from a properly noticed Committee meeting, held immediately prior to this Board meeting, may be considered by the Board.
  2. The hour designated as the earliest starting time for this meeting is not intended to communicate the expected duration (or ending time) of the preceding meeting.
  3. Public comment may be taken on any agenda item. There is a three-minute limitation on each public comment, unless otherwise directed by the Committee Chair.
  4. Board Members may attend meetings of committees of which they are not members and participate in the discussions during those meetings.


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