Over the next 2 years of my presidency, ISACA New York Metropolitan Chapter will continue to build new partnerships, foster existing key partnerships, encourage best practices and provide our members with top notch activities such as membership events, certification and educational training, conferences and a host of networking opportunities. How will we get this done? Through the leadership of a fantastic group of 21 professionals, the NEW Board of Directors. Together, we will lead the charge to continue the legacy of those who laid the foundation of the organization.
||I am truly humbled and filled with gratitude and excitement to take over as the President of such a prestigious, progressive and professional organization, ISACA New York Metropolitan Chapter, the largest chapter in the world.
- Karen V. Alexander, President
- Farid Abdelkader, 1st VP
- Wei Tschang, 2nd VP
- Jotham Nyamari, Corresponding Secretary
- Michael Shanahan, Treasurer
- Tim Mortimer, Recording Secretary
- Emanuell James, Director
- Marie Ivanov, Director
- Curt Nirenberg, Director
- Barry Dynkin, Director
- Sharon Parker, Director
- Barry Allen Sears, Director
- Kwongmei (May) To, Director
- James M Powers, Director
- Eugene Levin, Director
- Megan Soriano, Director
- Sanjeev Vohra, Director
- Joseph Tso, Director
- Teena Bacchus, Director
- Amar Sewnarine, Director
- Alexander Abramov, Immediate Past President
2019 Annual June Gala and Wasserman Award Dinner: We ended the year with the Annual June Gala and Wasserman Award Dinner celebrating 44 years of growth, accomplishments and strong partnerships. Congratulations to the Membership Committee who provided an elegant venue for the evening and our volunteers for their assistance. A special thank you to Phil Venables, our Wasserman Award Winner for his contribution to the IT Profession. Thank you to our Past Presidents for their vision and foundation for this organization and I thank our sponsors for their support and our showing up in great numbers. Gala highlights will be available in our July Newsletter.
2019 ICCS: I am very excited about the upcoming 2019 International Conference on Cyber Security (ICCS), June 22 – 25. This premier global cybersecurity event will take place over three days with more than 60 distinguished speakers from government, the private sector, and academia. For more information go to: https://iccs.fordham.edu/
Summer Certification Classes: ISACA New York Metropolitan Chapter is offering summer certification exam review classes for the CISA, CISM, CRISC, and CGEIT certification exams taught by Jay Ranade, who has been teaching ISACA certification exam review classes for our chapter since 2006. GET CERTIFIED. Registration is open.
October 16, 2019 NEACS: In partnership with ISACA Greater Hartford, IIA Westchester / Fairfield, and (ISC)2 CT Chapters and co-produced another great North East Annual Cybersecurity Summit (https://neacs.org).
Finally, I’d like to hear from you. Your feedback with regards to current and future events will be captured through short surveys throughout the year. Our goal is to continue to provide our members with access to key information through innovative speakers and presentation and membership events, conferences, educational opportunities, social and networking opportunities, student engagements, key partnerships and a host of other collaborative activities.
Feel free to reach out to me at President@isacany.org with questions.
Karen V. Alexander
President, ISACA New York Metropolitan Chapter
“Some doors will never open unless we step forward”