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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 Dr. Richard Rhoda
Commissioner, Department of Finance and Administration Larry B. Martin
Chancellor, Tennessee Board of Regents John Morgan
President, University of Tennessee Dr. Joe Dipietro
Executive Director, Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation Dr. Richard Rhoda
Tennessee Association of Independent Colleges and Universities Dr. Betty Sue McGarvey

Commissioner, Department of Finance and Administration

Larry B. Martin

Chancellor, Tennessee Board of Regents

John Morgan

President, University of Tennessee

Dr. Joe Dipietro

Secretary of State

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:

The Board of Trustees of the Baccalaureate Education System Trust Fund Program (“Board”) will be meeting at 2:00 P.M. Central Time on July 23, 2015  in Room G3 of the State Capitol located at 600 Charlotte Ave, Nashville, Tennessee 37243.  The Board will consider the Tuition Unit Payout Value for the 2015-16 academic year; actuarial assumptions used for the BEST Prepaid Plan; the Matching Grant Program for lower to moderate income families; and other business relative to the BEST Prepaid Plan and the TNStars® College Savings 529 Program.


This meeting will be conducted permitting participation by electronic or other means of communication pursuant to Tenn. Code Ann. §8-44-108.  Please contact the BEST Board Administrator LaKesha Page at (615) 532-8056 or by email at BEST.Office@tn.gov.


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

BEST Board of Trustees Meeting Material

 


Any individuals with disabilities who wish to participate in these proceedings should contact the BEST Division to discuss any auxiliary aids or services needed to facilitate such participation. Such contact may be in person, by writing, telephonically, or otherwise, and should be made no less than three (3) days prior to the scheduled meeting date to allow time for the BEST division to provide such aids or services. The address for the BEST Division is 9th floor, Andrew Jackson Building, Nashville, TN 37243. The phone number for the BEST Division is (615) 532-8056 or 888 486-BEST (2378).