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The Complaints Committee shall consist of at least six members. Committee membership should include members with diverse practice specialties and expertise, which may include attest services, governmental accounting and auditing, income tax return preparation, estates and trusts, investments and bankruptcy.
The Complaints Committee shall provide technical assistance to the Board staff in the investigation of complaints received by the Board. The Committee shall review staff investigation reports and make recommendations to the Board regarding disciplinary action or other resolution of complaint investigations. The Committee shall conduct a review of the relevant statutory provisions and administrative rules and make recommendations for revisions to the Oregon Board of Accountancy.
The Qualifications Committee shall consist of at least five members. Membership should include one member in higher education, two members in private industry, and the remaining members shall be involved in the practice of public accounting.
The Qualifications Committee shall review the experience requirements of individuals applying for an Oregon certificate or license to practice public accountancy, and make recommendations to the Oregon Board of Accountancy regarding such applications. The Committee shall review experience records submitted by applicants to demonstrate achievement of the core competencies in other professional standards, including non-public accounting experience (equivalent experience) and experience obtained through Board approved experience programs. The Committee shall consider requests for extensions of the eight-year rule. The Committee shall conduct a review of the relevant statutory provisions and administrative rules and make recommendations for revisions to the Oregon Board of Accountancy.
PEER REVIEW OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE
The Peer Review Oversight Committee (PROC) shall consist of at least three members. Committee membership should include two members with a currently active license to practice, with recent experience in accounting and auditing; one member may be a non-licensee with extensive experience in preparing and/or using financial statements.
The Committee shall approve, oversee and monitor peer review programs sponsored by professional organizations. The Committee shall review such programs for compliance and implementation of the minimum standards for performing and reporting on peer reviews. Firm names and information concerning a specific firm obtained by the Peer Review Oversight Committee during oversight activities shall be kept confidential. The Committee shall report modifications to approved peer review programs to the Board of Accountancy. The Committee shall conduct a review of the relevant statutory provisions and administrative rules and make recommendations for revisions to the Oregon Board of Accountancy.