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State Treasurer, Chairman David H. Lillard, Jr.
Comptroller of the Treasury Justin Wilson
Secretary of State Tre Hargett
Executive Director, Tennessee Higher Education Commission Mike Krause
Commissioner, Department of Finance and Administration Larry B. Martin
Chancellor, Tennessee Board of Regents Dr. Flora Tydings
President, University of Tennessee Dr. Joe Dipietro
State University President Dr. Alisa White
Tennessee Association of Independent Colleges and Universities Dr. Claude Pressnell

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Larry B. Martin

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Dr. Alisa White

President, University of Tennessee

Dr. Joe Dipietro

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Tre Hargett


The audit committee is comprised of three members of the BEST Board of Trustees. The primary purpose of the Committee is to assist the Board in fulfilling its oversight responsibilities with respect to:
  • The financial reporting process
  • The system of internal controls and risk management
  • The internal and external audit process

If you are aware of or suspect fraud, waste, or abuse, you are able to anonymously report them to the Comptroller of the Treasury's fraud hotline at 1-800-232-5454.

 

PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE:

Audit Committee for the College Savings Trust Fund Program Meeting Notice (July 17, 2018)

College Savings Trust Fund Program Board of Trustees Meeting Notice (July 17, 2018)

AGENDA
College Savings Trust Fund Program Board of Trustees
July 17, 2018
10:30 a.m. CT
Executive Conference Room, Ground Floor State Capitol

Call to Order

I. Review and Approval of Minutes of the July 18, 2017 Meeting (Action item)

II. Best Prepaid Plan

A. Best Prepaid Plan Update

B. Best Prepaid Plan Investment Reports for periods ending March 31, 2018 and May 31, 2018

March 2018

May 2018

C. 2018-2019 Weighted Average Tuition Recommendation (Action item)

Weighted Average Tuition Recommendation

2018-2019 Tuition and Fees Calculation

III. TNStars® College Savings 529 Program

A. TNStars Update

B. TNStars Investment Reports for periods ending March 31, 2018 and June 30, 2018

TNStars & ABLE Plans Investment Review

March 31, 2018

June 30, 2018

C. Housekeeping Proposed Rule Changes resultant of Recordkeeping Conversion (Action item)

IV. Tennessee Investments Preparing Scholars

A. TIPS Update

B. FY 2019 TIPS Qualifying Period Recommendation (Action item)

V. Annual Review of Conflict of Interests Policy for Board Members

Conflict of Interest Policy

Attestation and Disclosure

VI. Annual Review of Investment Policies

Educational Services Plan

Educational Investment Plan

VII. Audit Committee Charter Review and Approval (Action item)

X. Other Business

Adjournment

 


Individuals with disabilities who wish to participate in these proceedings and require an accommodation should contact the Board of Trustees of the Baccalaureate Education System Trust Fund Program no less than two (2) days prior to the scheduled meeting date to allow time for the Treasury Department to arrange for an accommodation.  You may contact the Board of Trustees of the Baccalaureate Education System Trust Fund Program Staff at Andrew Jackson State Office Building, 15th Floor; 502 Deaderick Street; Nashville, Tennessee 37243 or by phone at (615) 532-8056 or by email to the Board Administrator LaKesha Page at Best.Office@tn.gov