Volunteers are an essential part of the ISACA organization.  ISACA members who volunteer their skills and time, take pride in knowing they play an important role in the continued success of our local Chapter.  A dedicated leadership is critical, but to really grow our Chapter, we need lots more help!

Typically people are reluctant to volunteer because they are afraid of making a commitment that may interfere with their work or personal time.  However, not every assignment requires a long commitment or a leadership role.  Some assignments are one-time and require as little as 1 or 2 hours. 

To volunteer, e-mail volunteer@isacany.org and let us know which of the following areas are of interest to you:

Volunteer Area

Activity Description


  • Meeting and event planning, on-site registration, and other on-site event assistance. Planning activities include researching speakers, venues, caterers.  On-site assistance includes reporting on event happenings, photography, providing information to participants.

Academic Relations

  • Contact local College and University Staff and Professors to inform them of the benefits ISACA can offer to their students.
  • Future opportunities include meeting with students and possibly organizing a career fair.


  • Register and Check-in attendees at the seminar.
  • Write reviews of education seminars.
  • Assist in contacting and coordinating vendors and venues to fulfill our education plan

Chapter Newsletter

  • Provide updates to our Newsletter by working with the current Board Members and Committees and Chapter Membership.
  • Submit articles on various topics.


  • Help coordinate CISA, CISM, CGEIT, and CRISC review programs, facilities and/or instructors.
  • Promote ISACA certifications and encourage auditors and security professionals to register for exams and review classes.

Volunteer of the Month

We would like to introduce this month's Volunteer of the Month, Barry Dynkin.

Barry Dynkin Esq. is the Co-Founder and President of Atlas Cybersecurity and the Co-Executive Director of the American Cybersecurity Institute. In his work Barry deals with problems at the intersection of law, regulation, technology, and security. He has advised everyone from small business owners to federal officials on emerging cybersecurity issues.

Barry had the honor of working with ISACA’s NYM Chapter in various ways, from participating on a panel, to advising the Board on various legal issues. He is excited to continue and deepen his engagement with and contributions to the Chapter going forward!