The Westerville City School District's Board of Education is seeking applicants to serve on an audit committee as a professional link between the board and state auditors.

Interested persons may apply by visiting and clicking on "Audit Committee Application."

Those who are appointed will serve a one-year term.

The audit committee is a non-voting body that consists of nine members.

While up to four school officials may serve on the audit committee, the other members will be persons independent of the board and administration.

Committee members must be professionals knowledgeable in district operations and in governmental accounting and/or auditing.

The committee is charged with assisting the board to verify that audit recommendations are addressed in a timely and appropriate manner.

All applications must be received by noon Sept. 15.