New Jersey Chapter Award Categories
NJ ISACA provides the following annual awards to ISACA members who have contributed significantly to NJ ISACA. All Awards are presented at the Annual General Membership (AGM) meeting for candidates considered based on their contributions:
The President’s Award is given by the NJ Chapter President to recognize an ISACA member who contributed significantly to the growth and development of NJ ISACA. At least one NJISACA member including self-nomination must nominate the candidate. The final selection will be made by the Awards Committee with input from the NJISACA President. Only one such award is given annually.
The Past President Award recognizes the out-going President of the Board for leadership and contribution to the Chapter. The out-going President must have served two consecutive terms as Chapter President.
The Past Board Member Award is given to an outgoing Board member to recognize significant contributions to the Chapter and the Board. The outgoing Board member must have served a minimum of two consecutive terms on the Board. Final selection will be made by the Awards Committee. More than one Past Board Member Award may be given annually.
The Volunteer Award is given to an outstanding uncompensated volunteer who provided significant contribution in supporting Chapter services to the membership. Candidates must be nominated by the Volunteer Liaison with appropriate supporting documentation of each volunteer’s services. Final selection will be made by the Awards Committee. More than one Volunteer Award may be given annually.
The Special Award is given to someone who has made special contributions to the Chapter, but was not selected for other Award categories. Final selection will be made by the Awards Committee. More than one Special Award may be given annually.
The Selma Zorowitz Award was established in 2003 to recognize a NJISACA Board member for long-standing contribution to the Chapter and the profession. This Award is in honor of Selma Zorowitz who was a founding Board member of NJISACA formed in 1978. She served in numerous capacities on the Board and helped implement various chapter activities even beyond her retirement in 1996. She was a mentor to many IT auditors in both the New Jersey and New York City chapters. Candidates must be nominated by at least one NJISACA Board member Final selection will be made by the Awards Committee. Only one such award is given annually.
.Additional awards may be created based on recommendations from the NJISACA Board to the Awards Committee for consideration.