Committees, Working Groups, Advisory Councils and Other Volunteering Opportunities 

 

Those who serve on ISACA’s volunteer bodies provide ISACA with insights and expertise from around the world, facilitating the execution of ISACA's strategy while interacting and forming connections with peers worldwide. The links below provide additional information on ISACA’s volunteer bodies and the individuals who, through their efforts, support ISACA.

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Committees 

 

Audit Committee

Members are appointed by the International President and provide oversight for the financial audit and ISACA enterprise risk management programs. Members are selected from among board members. Additional members are drawn from ISACA members with specific audit or risk management expertise. View Member List

 


 

Finance Committee

Members are appointed by the International President and provide oversight for the financial management of ISACA, including the development of the annual budget and investment strategies. Members are selected from among board members. Additional members are drawn from ISACA members with specific financial management expertise. View Member List

 


 

Compensation Committee

Members are appointed by the International President and provide oversight for compensation programs for ISACA staff. Members are selected from among board members. Additional members are drawn from ISACA members with specific compensation program or human resource management expertise.

 


 

Nominating Committee

Members are appointed by the International President. This committee is responsible for managing the nomination process for board members and the international president. They review applicants and present a panel of qualified candidates for election. Members include past international presidents and members selected to represent the international membership of ISACA.

 


 

Governance Committee

Members are appointed by the International President and provide oversight for the governance of ISACA. Members are selected from among past international presidents and other members based on expertise in enterprise governance to represent the international membership of ISACA. View Member List

 


 

Ethics and Appeals Committee

Members are appointed by the International President and are responsible for reviewing and determining a course of action for violations of the ISACA Code of Professional Ethics, and for hearing appeals related to issues of ethics.

 


 

Advisory Councils 

 

ISACA China Board of Advisors

This advisory body was appointed by the ISACA Board of Directors for the purpose of providing insight regarding the future direction of information security and cyber security sectors in mainland China. This guidance is being considered by the Board in developing ISACA’s future strategy in China. Members were selected based on their expertise and thought leadership in this profession. View Member List

 


 

Operational Working Groups

  

CISA Exam Item Development Working Group

This working group supports the development of the CISA exam by writing, reviewing and editing items for the examination. Members are drawn from CISA certification holders who represent the population of candidates for the certification.
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CISA Certification Working Group

This working group supports the CISA certification program by approving certification and recertification requirements, maintaining the quality of items within the exam item pool, approving draft exams and setting exam pass points. This group also hears appeals from certification candidates. Members are drawn from CISA certification holders who represent the population of candidates for the certification.
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CISM Exam Item Development Working Group

This working group supports the development of the CISM exam by writing, reviewing and editing items for the examination. Members are drawn from CISM certification holders who represent the population of candidates for the certification.
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CISM Certification Working Group

This working group supports the CISM certification program by approving certification and recertification requirements, maintaining the quality of items within the exam item pool, approving draft exams, and setting exam pass points. This group also hears appeals from certification candidates. Members are drawn from CISM certification holders who represent the population of candidates for the certification.
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CRISC Exam Item Development Working Group

This working group supports the development of the CRISC exam by writing, reviewing and editing items for the examination. Members are drawn from CRISC certification holders who represent the population of candidates for the certification.
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CRISC Certification Working Group

This working group supports the CRISC certification program by approving certification and recertification requirements, maintaining the quality of items within the exam item pool, approving draft exams, and setting exam pass points. This group also hears appeals from certification candidates. Members are drawn from CRISC certification holders who represent the population of candidates for the certification.
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CGEIT Exam Item Development Working Group

This working group supports the development of the CGEIT exam by writing, reviewing and editing items for the examination. Members are drawn from CGEIT certification holders who represent the population of candidates for the certification.
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CGEIT Certification Working Group

This working group supports the CGEIT certification program by approving certification and recertification requirements, maintaining the quality of items within the exam item pool, approving draft exams, and setting exam pass points. This group also hears appeals from certification candidates. Members are drawn from CGEIT certification holders who represent the population of candidates for the certification.
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CSX Certification Working Group

This working group supports the development of the CSX Practitioner certifications by approving exams and setting exam pass points. This groups also hears appeals from certification candidates and approves recertification requirements. View Member List

 


 

Chapter Communication Award Working Group

The Communication Award Working Group will judge the annual chapter communication award for all eligible chapters. The Communication Award was developed to recognize ISACA chapters that plan and execute great communications with their constituents.

 


 

K. Wayne Snipes Award Judging Working Group

The K. Wayne Snipes Award Judging Working Group judged the annual K. Wayne Snipes Award for all eligible chapters. Established in 1989, the K. Wayne Snipes Chapter Recognition Award provides recognition to ISACA chapters that meet or exceed service goals by actively supporting local membership, and thus ISACA.

 


 

ISACA Corporate Awards Working Group

ISACA values the opportunity to recognize outstanding contributions to the organization and our professional community through inspirational leadership, industry advancements, and volunteer participation. The ISACA Corporate Awards Working Group will provide expert input on the selection of the ISACA Award recipients and guide the development of an enhanced corporate awards portfolio and processes in future years.

 


 

ISO Working Group

This working group represents ISACA and the professional areas of practice that ISACA represents within the International Standards Organization. The ISO Working Group participates in standards review and development, providing comment and supporting the drafting of standards related to information systems audit, information and cyber security, information risk management, and the governance of enterprise IT.

 


 

Asia CACS Working Group

The Asia CACS working group collaborates with ISACA HQ staff to advise, support and enable the understanding of the needs of the members attending Asia CACS. They accomplish this by identifying best practices pertinent to the continent and recommending areas where ISACA can benefit from collaborative development activities, partnerships or other relationships.

 


 

CISO Forums Working Group

The CISO Forums Working Group participates in the development of executive forums at all CSX conferences. Primary responsibilities of the group are to help identify CISOs to attend, identify presenters, and give advice and guidance on the forum’s content and agenda.

 


 

U.S. Public Policy Working Group

This working group is responsible for producing a written report identifying and analyzing the current challenges and future trends in IT systems, management, governance, and security impacted by U.S. policy, regulation, and law. The working group will also provide ISACA leadership strategic advice related to organization and industry goals effected by policy. Through this working group of thought leaders and practitioners, ISACA will explore opportunities and recommend actions for participating in the policy process by engaging key stakeholders among government departments, industry and academic organizations, research partners, and other policy groups.

 


 

Chapter Services Working Group

The Chapter Services Working Group is a result of ISACA’s strategic initiative evaluating the future of local engagement. This working group is providing recommendations on possible chapter services and a chapter model that will benefit ISACA at both the local and international levels.

 


 

Chapter Formation Working Group

The Chapter Formation Working Group has the important responsibility of reviewing all new chapter formation proposals submitted to ISACA. It is the job of the Chapter Formation Working Group to help ISACA HQ determine if a proposed chapter can be a viable and sustainable local entity for ISACA that will benefit local members and the greater profession.

 


 

CRISC Quality Assurance Team

The CRISC Quality Assurance Team (QAT) will review the existing CRISC Questions, Answers & Explanations (QAE) database along with newly submitted items to ensure the quality and the usefulness of the CRISC QAE Manual and database for CRISC certification exam prep.

 

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