Audit Committee

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The Audit Committee of the Wikimedia Foundation represents the Board of Trustees in its oversight of financial and accounting issues, providing advice and counsel based on the experience of Committee members in business, financial and accounting matters. It also serves as Board-level oversight of the relationship with the independent auditor (currently KPMG). Audit Committee members serve one-year terms, typically beginning in June or July of each year. The Audit Committee may include representatives from the community, advisory board, or other outside advisers.

The Audit Committee can be contacted privately at Public feedback may be left on the Meta-wiki.


2014–2015 voting members
Non-voting members
  • Matt Bisanz: Matt is a bureaucrat on EN:WP and an admin on Wikimedia Commons. His experience includes exempt-organization tax compliance with a Big Four accounting firm and federal grants reporting compliance in an educational setting. He is a financial attorney in Washington, DC.
  • Michael Snow: Michael served as Chair of the WMF from 2008 to 2010 and has served on the Audit Committee since 2008. He has been an editor since 2003 and created the Wikipedia Signpost. He is an attorney in the Seattle area.

Voting members must be current WMF trustees. Past committee membership can be found in the committee archive.


Starting in 2013, meeting minutes are published after each meeting.

See also