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Message from the Chapter President

Leading Through Critical Change:  THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC ERA

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Dear Chapter Members,

Can you see the light at the end of the tunnel?  With the introduction of the COVID-19 vaccines and the upcoming Spring Season, healthier and warmer days are coming our way.  I encourage you to stay positive and focused on better days coming our way. 

As we prepare for the Chapter board transition, I am pleased to announce that the Chapter is in a strong financial position which is due to a number of embedded efficiencies across our operation.   Over the last year, the Chapter fostered new partnerships, identified alternative topics aligning to the current environment, and strategically enhanced our operations.  We will continue to expand programming, introduce new initiatives, increase the number of events, and expand our certification training efforts throughout this year and beyond.   Take a look at the other sections of this newsletter to learn more about upcoming Membership, SheLeads Tech, Emerging Professionals and Corporate Relations events.  You also find new educational classes and a host of certification prep courses to choose from.  Don’t miss the information under the Academic Relations section regarding our student competition.

BOARD ELECTIONS 2021 -2023

Board nominations closed on February 15th.  Information regarding the voting process will be available in the coming weeks.

2021 WASSERMAN AWARD NOMINATIONS  

The nomination window for 2021 candidates will run through March 15, 2021.  I would like to invite you to nominate yourself or submit a candidate profile for someone you believe embody the spirit of this distinguished award.  Information about Joe Wasserman, his contribution to the profession, award criteria, and past recipients can be found on the Chapters’ Wasserman webpage.  Please send your submission (including all criteria) via email to:  Wasserman@isacany.org.   

As I mentioned in last month’s newsletter, the winner of the Wasserman Award will be announced at the June 24, 2021 Virtual Annual Gala (AGM).  More information on the gala will be made available soon.

PARTNERSHIP EVENT:


cyber.jpgISACA New York Metropolitan Chapter members will have the opportunity to join a full day Banking and IT conference hosted by IIA Long Island Chapter on March 12, 2021.  Earn 8 CPEs.

The IIA Long Island Chapter is offering ISACA members a discount to attend the March 12, 2021 two track Banking and IT conference.   Interested ISACA members can use code ISACA321 to attend the conference and receive member pricing of $150 (but register as a non-member).  For additional Information click here.

Click here to register

 

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

If you are interested in volunteering, see our volunteer webpage, just send an email to volunteer@isacany.org and let us know the following: 

  1. What committee(s) you are interested in?
  2. What is your time commitment?
  3. Submit a photo
  4. Short Bio (up to 250 words)

    Feel free to reach out to me at president@isacany.org with questions.

    Stay informed, stay safe, wear a mask, and practice social distancing: CDC Website

    Warm regards,

    Karen V. Alexander

    President, ISACA® New York Metropolitan Chapter

     

    “While we may be individually strong, we are collectively powerful” Rakhi Voria


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