Committee Chairs and members make your Detroit Chapter of ISACA® work for you!  


Academic Relations Committee

Purpose:  To build and maintain potential full time ISACA® member candidates and promote the organization within the context of the academic environment.

  • Chair: Sajay Rai
  • Members: Brad Barton, Doug Copley, Bhaskar Kakulavarapu

Bylaws, Policies & Procedures Committee

Purpose:  To define the process for submitting and approving proposed Detroit Chapter bylaws, policies and/or procedures changes.   

  • Chair: Juman Doleh-Alomary
  • Members: Greg Boehmer, Keith Cheresko, Linda Kearney

Certification Committee

Purpose:  To serve as the focal point for all Detroit Chapter certification programs and activities, and to serve the membership by planning and conducting certification exam review classes. 

  • Chair: Brenda Karl
  • Members: Michael Forrest, Michele Dawson, Charles Murray (Non-Board Member)

Facilities Committee

Purpose:  To coordinate each event sponsored by the organization in terms of cost, fees, facilities, meals, and materials.

  • Chair:  Carrie Schrader
  • Members: Ryan Hodges, Tammy Johnson, Linda Kearney


Purpose: To build and maintain the Chapter’s web site as required to ensure that the it is the primary communication tool to the members. To support Chapter use of technology.

  • Chair: Brad Barton
  • Member: Keith Cheresko, Doug Copley, Christopher Johnson, Bhaskar Kakulavarapu, Linda Kearney

Membership Committee

Purpose:  To encourage and improve over-all consistant attendance at Detroit Chapter meetings and over-all total membership. To assure that the Chapter membership is kept informed of interests, activities, and special programs of ISACA® International.

  • Chair: Michael Forrest
  • Members: 

Nominating  & Audit Committee

Purpose: To facilitate the continued advancement of the Detroit Chapter by nominating well-qualified and experienced members for all the elected Officers and Directors as provided for in the Chapter By-Laws. Additionally the completion of an annual audit of the accounts and financial records of the Chapter in accordance with sound accounting practices, and report the findings to the Board of Directors and the Chapter at the Annual General Meeting.

  • Chair: Linda Kearney
  • Member: Keith Cheresko

Program Committee

Purpose: To prepare and recommend an interesting, informative program for the chapter year which will contribute to the growth of the participating membership.

  • Chair: Doug Copley
  • Members: Bhaskar Kakulavarapu, Greg Boehmer, Keith Cheresko

Seminar Committee

Purpose:  To recommend, oversee and strive to provide quality seminars that offer value, training and networking back to the membership.

  • Chair: Manish Zaveri
  • Members: Brad Barton, Dough Wahr, Carrie Schrader

Social Committee

Purpose:  To organize and recommend at least two outings during the year for the purpose of engaging youthful professionals to disseminate Chapter information to and encourage membership.

  • Chair: Melvin Taylor
  • Members: 

Spring Conference Committee

Purpose:  To plan and facilitate an annual local 3-day multi-track training conference along with the Detroit IIA chapter.   To provide for a variety of quality and cost-effective training choices as well as information from sponsoring vendors to our membership and others who attend.

  • Chair: Juman Doleh-Alomary
  • Members: Bob Okopny, Malini Sarma