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 About This Chapter

Founded in 1973, our Chapter has over 170 members across Maine.  Our members represent some of Maine's top organizations.  We are currently working towards a page dedicated to all businesses involved with the IIA Downeast Maine Chapter.


About the IIA

Established in 1941, The Institute of Internal Auditor (IIA) is an internal professional association with global headquarters in Lake Mary, Florida, USA. The IIA is the internal audit profession's gloval voice, recognized authority, acknowledged leader, chief advocate, and principal educator. Generally, members work in internal auditing, risk management, governance, internal control, information technology audit, education, and security.


The mission of The Institute of Internal Auditors is to provide dynamic leadership for the global profession of internal auditing. Activities in support of this mission will include, but will not be limited to:
  1. Advocating and promoting the value that internal audit professionals add to their organizations;
  2. Providing comprehensive professional educational and development opportunities; standards and other professional practice guidance; and certification programs;
  3. Researching, disseminating, and promoting to practitioners and stakeholders knowledge concerning internal auditing and its appropriate role in control, risk management, and governance;
  4. Educating practitioners and other relevant audiences on best practices in internal auditing; and
  5. Bringing together internal auditors from all countries to share information and experiences.

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 Chapter Officers

  • Downeast Maine Chapter President
    Deb Michaelsen, CIA, CISA
    Global Project Audit | VP, Audit Manager
  • Downeast Maine Chapter Vice President
    Amy Derrig, CIA, CPA, CISA
    L.L.Bean | Lead Internal Auditor
  • Treasurer
    Sangeeta B Norton, MBA, CIA, CFE
    Bangor Savings Bank | Director of Audit
  • Acting Secretary
    Denise Garside, CIA, CSOX
    WEX, Inc. | Director, Internal Audit
  • Nominating Committee Chair
    Mathieu Poulin, CIA, MBA
    WEX, Inc. | VP, Internal Audit
  • Governor of Board
    Dawn Anderson, CPA, CFE, CIA, CFSA, PMP
    TD Bank Group | Internal Audit
  • Board Member
    Jennifer Crichton, CIA
    Ahold Delhaize USA | Senior Internal Auditor
    Adam Kavanagh
    Maine State Credit Union | Risk Manager
  • Board Member
    WEX, Inc. | Director, IT Internal Audit
  • Board Member
    Jeff Mansir, CPA, CISA
    L.L.Bean | Lead IT Internal Auditor
    Zachary Porter, CISA
    Baker Newman Noyes | Risk and Business Advisory Senior Consultant
    Pam Rudman
    Ahold Delhaize USA | Internal Auditor
  • Board Member
    Eric Rice
    WEX, Inc. | IT Enterprise Risk Management Leader