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 & Risk Committee

Members are appointed by the Board Chair 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 Board Chair 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 Board Chair 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 Board Chair. 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 Board Chair 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 Board Chair 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

 


 

Leadership Development Advisory Council

Appointed by the ISACA Board of Directors, the Leadership Development Advisory Council will support the development and delivery of a new system providing training and tools related to skills and experience needed for future leadership service.

 


 

Governance of Enterprise Information & Technology Advisory Council

Appointed by the ISACA Board of Directors, this council will provide insights, review and feedback to support strategy development to help enterprises from the Board of Directors to the C-Suite e.g., business areas and services departments (marketing, finance, IT, etc.) realize that governance is a fundamental core component that is key to their overall success as an enterprise and not just an IT departmental function. The council will also support the next generation suite of products for COBIT.

 


 

Women’s Leadership Council

Appointed by the ISACA Board of Directors, the Women’s Leadership Council will help create the strategy and programming for SheLeadsTech. The Council will participate in outreach and advocacy efforts in their regions as well.

 


 

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.

 


 

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.

 


 

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.

 


 

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.

 


 

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.

 


 

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.

 


 

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.

 


 

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.

 


 

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.

 


 

GDPR Working Group

The GDPR Working Group will participate in the development of ISACA’s position, content and programming on GDPR. The GDPR Working Group will help ISACA understand what guidance is needed (working in close collaboration with the content team) and develop that guidance. Volunteers will serve as ambassadors for ISACA with members, government officials, advocate partners and the media, as appropriate; and make additional recommendations for further programming.

 


 

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 Liaison 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.

 


 

Chapter Compliance Model Working Group

In response to a recent organizational risk assessment, ISACA will be implementing chapter affiliation agreements with each of its local chapters to protect the chapters and ISACA International, helping to define roles and responsibilities for each entity. This working group will create a framework chapters can use to ensure all comply with the terms of the affiliation agreement including timelines, documentation, and processes.

 


 

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.

 


 

Chapter Liaisons Working Group

In response to the commitments made at the 2016 Global Leadership Summit, ISACA continues to transform and efforts are in place to engage local leaders in delivering new services that positively impact the chapters and ISACA as a global organization. Members of the Chapter Liaisons Working Group will serve as the liaisons between ISACA Headquarters (HQ) and local chapters by being trained in new features and responding to chapter inquiries as needed.

 

 

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