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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.

For questions or comments, please contact volunteer@isacany.org

Volunteer Area

Activity Description

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.


  • 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.

Chapter Newsletter

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

Corporate Relations


  • Seek feedback from corporate leaders in Audit, Information Security, Governance, Risk, and Control fields on services and value offered by ISACA and gain ideas for new offerings – in areas of education, membership, and certification.
  • Determine good practices, techniques, tools in use by corporate leaders that could be shared at membership meetings or form the basis for a training session offering.


  • 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
Emerging Professionals
  • Help plan/assist with event planning, Networking activities, mentoring opportunities, open discussion forums designed for individuals new to the profession, Career related workshops and opportunities such as 'resume writing', mock interviews and a number of collaborative events with other committees


  • 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.

SheLeads Tech

  • Assist with planning SheLeads Tech events (on-site registration, other on-site event assistance, researching speakers, sponsors, venues, caterers)                
  • Help identify and provide 'Women in Tech' social media content in an effort to increase the representation of women in technology leadership roles and the tech workforce.   This can also include:  Book readings and industry events.


  • Place your Business in front of established decision-makers and practitioners;
  • Present training sessions to our Membership Conference attendees
  • Build relationships with industry professionals;

2021-2022 Volunteer Star Award Winners

Jason Starr

Director at CyZen


David Frost


David Frost is a recognized expert in all aspects of Computer Security, Risk, Technical Audit and Process Improvement. At Citicorp, he spent 33 years in different roles specializing in technology solutions for business control issues (CISA Certified), operations redesign, and financial and operational control integrity. Developed and implemented corporate wide risk based audit techniques, implemented audit automation techniques and introduced self audit procedures in compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley.

During his last 5 years at Citicorp, David was on the Senior Management Team for the Depositary Receipts Business responsible for Risk, Compliance and Vendor Management areas. David also spent 15 years within the NewYork Chapter of ISACA reaching the level of President for two consecutive years. David was also a Senior training consultant for an International Audit Training Organization experienced in course design, implementation, with broad seminar and conference exposure. He has achieved a BBA, Economics/Accounting from C.U.N.Y. Baruch Campus and was awarded the Certified Information Systems Auditor designation.

Japneet Kaur

Project Manager at Interpublic Group


Ashley Mangar


My name is Ashley Mangar and I am a recent graduate from Baruch College with a bachelor's degree in Information Risk Management and Cybersecurity. During my time at Baruch College, I was the president of the ISACA Cybersecurity Club for Spring 2019. I am currently working at Anchin Block and Anchin LLP as an Applications Support Administrator as well as a mentor for the current President of the Cybersecurity Club and an ISACA volunteer for the Young Professionals Committee and the Certification Committee Class Leader Trainer. Currently, I am looking to pursue a career in IT Audit and/or Cybersecurity.

Ms. Ashley Mangar has been a dedicated individual who has started her volunteer with the certification committee since July 2019 as the class leader to handle all class administration and operation logistic to assure that all classes are running smoothly.


Jay Rofsky


Jay Rofsky is a Senior Consultant within the Internal Audit & Financial Advisory practice for Protiviti. Jay began his IT audit career with PwC where he spent over two years within the financial services practice. He brings a hard working, positive attitude to any given situation. He attended Rutgers University, where he earned his Bachelor of Science in both Accounting and Finance. He is currently studying for the CISA exam and looks forward to earning many more certifications in the years to come.


Alyssa Santolo


Alissa began her career with Protiviti in September 2019 in the Foundations program. Since joining the company she has had projected experience in Risk and Compliance and Internal Audit. As a Consultant, she has taken on roles as an Anti Money Laundering Analyst, SOX Tester, performed several Audits and assessed bank exposure to Fraud Risks.

Additionally she has worked with her management teams to create onboarding, training and procedure documentation for her team. Before coming to Protiviti she spent one year working as a Finance intern at the American Ballet theatre. Here she was tasked with accounting projects such as Cash Flows and Bank Reconciliations as well as took notes and executed meeting minutes for all major committee meetings the finance team was a part of.

Ashton Laurent