Carolyn Smith, Board Member
Prior to joining Columbus City Schools, Ms. Smith served as director of audit and business services at the Council of Aging of Southwestern Ohio. In that role, she established and managed the audit and contract division that monitored vendors for compliance and fiscal accountability. She also led the quality improvement department.
Earlier in her career, Ms. Smith served as a senior auditor with Foxx & Company CPAs and as a lead auditor with Parms & Company CPAs. She is a board member of the Association of Local Government Auditors, and a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors, the Ohio Society of CPAs, the Association of Government Accountants, and the Council of the Great City Schools.
Ms. Smith holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Franklin University and an MBA from Ohio University. She is a certified public accountant and is certified in risk management assurance.
Ms. Smith’s term concludes on June 30, 2024, and she is eligible for reappointment to a second term.