"The Call to Action shows how some entities have successfully enhanced their audit committee disclosures without the need for new regulation or an expansion of the committee’s scope of work."

Holly Gregory, Partner in the corporate governance and financial regulatory practice at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP.
plaud the approach in the Call to Action as it is all about effective disclosure rather than just more disclosure that may not be truly beneficial to investo
Elson, Director, Center for Corporate Governance, University of Delaware.

Call to Action Supporters

Original Signatories

Additional Call to Action Supporters

The following individuals and organizations support the underlying principles of the Call to Action


Vida Botes
University of Waikato, New Zealand

Kim Chatani
YGEIA Consulting Group

Todd DeZoort, Ph.D., CFE
Professor of Accounting & PAB Fellow
The University of Alabama, Culverhouse School of Accountancy

Charles Elson
Edgar S. Woolard, Jr., Chair in Corporate Governance, Professor of Finance, and Director of the John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance at the University of Delaware


Margaret Foran
Chief Governance Officer
VP and Corporate Secretary
Prudential Financial, Inc.

Matt Glazner
AMN Healthcare


Laila Hima
Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières


Daniel L Goelzer
Baker & McKenzie
Former PCAOB Board Member

Renee Hornbaker
Board of Directors
Eastman Chemical Company

John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance


Robert B. Jones
Chief Executive Officer
Innovative Compensation and Benefits Concepts, LLC


Daniel Kalwiji
Zisc Limited


Merran Kelsall
Chairman, Australian Auditing and Assurance Standards Board


Ken Kiyohara
Jones Day


Jon Lukomnik
Executive Director
IRRC Institute


Pamela A. Patone, CPA
General Manager/Secretary
City of New Castle, Municipal Services Commission


Matthew Reidenbach, PhD
Assistant Professor of Accounting
Pace University


Edward F. Smith
Adjunct Professor, St John's University (NYC)
Former Executive Director, KPMG Audit Committee Institute

Society of Corporate Secretaries & Governance Professionals


Robert M. Tarola
President, Right Advisory LLC
Director, Legg Mason's Mutual Funds and TeleTech Holdings, Inc.

R. Wayne Stratton
Audit Committee Chairman
Republic Bancorp, Inc.

Michael R. Young
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP

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