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About Our Chapter

Welcome to the ISACA Minnesota Chapter. This chapter is a leading local provider of knowledge, certifications, community, advocacy and education on information systems (IS) assurance and security, enterprise governance and management of IT, and IT-related risk and compliance. With approximately 1200 members from over 100 organizations, we are the premier organization for information technology audit and control professionals in Minnesota and surrounding areas.

Our aim is to sponsor local educational seminars and workshops, conduct regular chapter meetings, and help to further promote and elevate the visibility of the IT governance, IS audit, control and security profession throughout the state of Minnesota.

This chapter is run by volunteers who are ISACA members nominated through ISACA Annual General Meeting (AGM). ISACA members' participations in running the chapter are highly encouraged. For the fiscal year 2018-2019  ISACA MInnesota Chapter Board Members are:

  • President: Steve Arndt – Wells Fargo
  • President Elect: Irina Singh - Medronic
  • Chief Admin Officer: Open
  • Secretary: Mahlet Tamrat – US Bank
  • Treasurer – Mike Hepp – US Bank

  • VP Marketing & Communication: Ted Wallerstedt – US Bank
  • VP Audit Outreach: Sunday Alabi – 3M
  • VP Cybersecurity: Dan May – Wells Fargo
  • VP SheLeadsTech: Val Mooney – US Bank
  • VP Membership: Matt Kissell - RSM
  • VP Programs: Goktug Aksan (Aksan) – RSM
  • Audit Chair: Ben Kucera – US Bank
  • VP Certification: Ryan MacKay – Wells Fargo
  • VP Security Outreach: Alina Steenerson - KPMG
  • VP College, Conference, and Professional Outreach: Michael Graif – Patterson Companies
  • AVP Programs: Natalya Komissova
  • AVP Programs: Linda Haas – Protiviti
  • AVP Programs: Bernardine Krupka – US Bank
  • AVP College Outreach: John Jasinkski
  • AVP Technology: Jamal Awow – Wells Fargo
  • AVP Technology: Gene Kartavtsev – Pentair
  • AVP SheLeadsTech: Melissa Harp – RSM
  • AVP SheLeadsTech: Mary Beranek – Frandsen Bank
  • AVP SheLeadsTech: Jody Collis – US Bank

 Minnesota Chapter mailing address:
1360 University Ave W, #190 , Saint Paul, MN 55104-4086

To contact us email to: communications@mnisaca.org  

About ISACA

About ISACA:

With more than 100,000 constituents in 180 countries, ISACA® (www.isaca.org) is a leading global provider of knowledge, certifications, community, advocacy and education on information systems (IS) assurance and security, enterprise governance and management of IT, and IT-related risk and compliance. Founded in 1969, the nonprofit, independent ISACA hosts international conferences, publishes the ISACA® Journal, and develops international IS auditing and control standards, which help its constituents ensure trust in, and value from, information systems. It also advances and attests IT skills and knowledge through the globally respected Certified Information Systems Auditor® (CISA®), Certified Information Security Manager® (CISM®), Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT® (CGEIT®) and Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) designations.

ISACA continually updates and expands the practical guidance and product family based on the COBIT framework. COBIT helps IT professionals and enterprise leaders fulfill their IT governance and management responsibilities, particularly in the areas of assurance, security, risk and control, and deliver value to the business.

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