“The executive board is going to sit down and look at different finance software out there and figure out the best one that would represent our spending,” Munnell said. “That way, we will be able to present that at every monthly meeting. Previously, we had provided monthly loss-and-profit statements, but those were not very detailed.
“We’re going to come up with something more detailed. That way, if anyone has any questions, we will be able to answer them at meetings.”
All parties stressed that while several documents were missing during the committee’s initial audit process, there was never any question of intentional wrongdoing.
“I just want accountability,” Wilkins said. “By law, the BBPC should be transparent in their books.”
“There was never an accusation that anyone was stealing and that’s not how it was presented to me,” Hanks added. “They’re all good people with good hearts and if we can help them establish standardized practices and record keeping, just showcasing a lot more transparency, then we’ll help them as much as we can.”