The Audit Review Committee (ARC) is a nine-member committee composed of five representatives of National DHIA, one representative of National Association of Animal Breeders (NAAB), one representative of the Purebred Dairy Cattle Association (PDCA), one representative from AgSource Cooperative and one representative from California DHIA. The Audit Review Committee members are chosen by their respective organizations.

The ARC responsibilities include:

  • To meet annually and review the recommendations from each of the advisory committees,
  • To endorse or modify the recommendations to ensure that the auditing procedures are consistent between the various service provider segments and subsequently submit recommendations to the CDCB,
  • To recommended revisions to the standards or auditing procedures back to the appropriate advisory committee for future consideration.