Here are members of the Saint Meinrad Archabbey Oblate Finance
Committee, which counsels the oblate director regarding the
financial needs of the oblate community. It assists in preparing
the annual budget and reports to the Oblate Council the financial
status of the oblate community. Click here
to learn more about the Finance Committee and its role within the
Fr. Meinrad Brune, OSB
Committee: Purpose and Membership
The Oblate Community strives to achieve and maintain financial
soundness and stability. Near- and long-term financial needs merit
prudent planning and oversight.
The Oblate Finance Committee serves to assist the oblate
director in meeting the financial needs of the community. The
Committee's responsibilities include:
Report the operating results and financial status to the Oblate
Council and prepare the annual budget in conjunction with the
Recommendations and Counsel
Make financial recommendations to the oblate director recognizing
both revenue-generating programs and operating cost needs and
controls. Respond to concerns and recommendations from the Oblate
Engage in projects as determined by the oblate director, the
Oblate Council or the Finance Committee.
Oblate Finance Committee Membership
The Finance Committee shall consist of five to nine members
appointed by the oblate director. The Finance Committee shall
meet three times per year.
Finance Committee members must be oblates of Saint Meinrad
Archabbey who have an earnest desire for spiritual advancement as
set forth by the Rule of St. Benedict and have some
familiarity with finances, budgets and business accounting.