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 Michael J. Barrett Award

MICHAEL J. BARRETT AWARD RECIPIENTS

In 1991, the Chapter initiated the Michael J. Barrett Award to recognize individuals who have made significant contributions to the internal auditing profession and to the Chapter. The award is named for the late Michael J. Barrett, D.B.A. Dr. Barrett was actively involved in The Institute of Internal Auditors for many years; participated in the Codification of Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing; published numerous articles on internal auditing in The Internal Auditor; hosted a risk analysis symposium at the University of Nebraska at Omaha in 1987 under the aegis of The IIA Research Foundation; and held the positions of Governor and committee chair within the Ak-Sar-Ben Chapter. In 1990, Dr. Barrett received the Bradford Cadmus Memorial Award, The Institute's highest tribute to members who have made outstanding contributions in research, education, publications, and/or other developments in the field of internal auditing.

 

Recipients of the Michael J. Barrett Award are as follows:

Carrie Schroeder, Bank of the West 2012  
Kristen Miller, Mutual of Omaha 2011 Rita Main, CIA, Mutual of Omaha Insurance Co. 2010
 Jeff Woodard, CIA, Mutual of Omaha Insurance Co. 2009  Teresa Ward, CIA, Mutual of Omaha Insurance Co. 2008
 Teresa Ward, CIA, Mutual of Omaha Insurance Co. 2007  Donna White, CISA, CIA , Mutual of Omaha Insurance Co. 2006
 Martin "Skip" Langlois, CIA, FirstCoomp Insurance 2005  Douglas Murphy, CIA, Great Western Bank 2004
 Hal Garyn, CIA, Commercial Federal Bank 2003  Jack Krogstad, CPA,  Creighton University 2002
 Nancy Gore, CIA, CPA University of Neb. Medical Center 2001  Rock Rockefellar, CIA, ARM, CFSA Mutual of Omaha Insurance Co. 2000
 Michael J. Head, CPA, CMA, CBA PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP 1999  Dale K. Niebuhr, CIA, CPA Ameritas Life Insurance Co. 1998
 Kevin C. Parks, CIA, CPA, CBA Commercial Federal Bank 1997  Irene G. Burson, CIA Mutual of Omaha Insurance Co. 1996
 Hugh E. Spellman, CIA Mutual of Omaha Insurance Co. 1995  Jerry C. Gose, CIA Union Pacific Corporation 1994
 Carol J. Haas Union Pacific Corporation 1993  Bruce J. Thrasher, CIA Mutual of Omaha Insurance Co. 1992
William J. Meyer, CIA ConAgra, Inc. 1991