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​​WELCOME TO THE IIA - AUSTIN CHAPTER

 
RECENT CHAPTER NEWS

The Deadline is Near! Help Yourself AND the Chapter!

The IIA Austin Chapter needs YOU! Build your self-esteem, leadership acumen, résumé, and your value to your organization and the Chapter. Self-nominate for a volunteer leadership position now! Nominations are open through Dec. 31Visit our Nominations Info page​ for more details and submit your nomination! If you have questions, please contact our Nominations Committee Chair, Nicole Rhyne, at president-elect@austiniia.org​.

 

Sparkle, give​, hope, and love with the Austin IIA 

Thi​s holiday season gives us all a chance to
sparkle, give, hope and love.

Sparkle

Our chapter shines like little twinkling lights on a Christmas tree because of the amazing professionalism of our members.

Please congratulate

  • Kristine Vazquez, our newest CIA.  You rock, Kristine!
  • Tyler Myers, who is now a CGAP!  You’re the man, Tyler!

And welcome these new members

  • Rosaria Simmons with Apple
  • Austin Somers with Apple
  • Erin L Powell with Health and Human Services


G​ive

"The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the greatest inte​ntion." -- Kahlil Gibran

How about giving an aspiring auditor an easier transition into auditing by providing an audit project for them to work on? For more info, click here.

And are you interested in furthering your career by getting involved in the chapter? Thanks to Nazrine Khan, our chapter secretary, and Brian Lair, our webmaster, you can now get inspired to serve by perusing our list of leadership roles on our About Us​​ page.


H​ope


Bye Bye 2018!  Hello 2019!
The new year always gives us a chance to rethink our professional goals.

If you are looking for new team members or to challenge yourself with a new job, make it a habit to check out our Careers page regularly.

And don’t miss our next professional training opportunity on January 8!  Find out more here​!


L​ove

The chapter officers and board of governors have loved on our members all year by keeping the chapter going! A huge shout out to Nicole Rhyne for acting as President and Vice President for the first few months of this year and to our new super-skilled webmaster, Brian Lair.  We seriously appreciate you guys!

Share some love with your audit team by publicizing their greatness on social media.  The Austin IIA’s LinkedIn Group is a great place to start -- you can find it here!


May your days be merry and bright!​


Free Internal Audit Labor!

Well, almost free. ​Augment your project teams with University of Texas Internal Audit students working for your organization to accomplish an audit project defined by you. 

Read the details here to learn how both your organization and the students can benefit from this great opportunity!

Kick off meetings are on February 4th, but you can reserve your team now by contacting Steve Goodson, CIA, Internal Audit Lecturer at the McCombs School of Business, UT Austin, 512-422-0164 or steve.goodson@mccombs.utexas.edu​.


IIA A​ustin Chapter Busy-ness

Several important pieces of chapter business will be addressed in the next few months. Members, please:

  • Vote on an update to the bylaws
  • Nominate leaders for next year
  • Clean up your member profile
  • Document what you do for the chapter
Learn more here! 

​​VOTE ON AN​​ UPDATE TO THE BYLAWS

On January 8, 2019, The IIA Austin Chapter will be seeking votes from members on proposed changes to the Chapter Bylaws. As a member of The IIA Austin Chapter, your vote on the proposed Bylaws is of the highest importance. 

Read more about this important change here!

GET AHEAD OF THE AI CURVE!

Let’s learn about Artificial Intelligence before it learns everything about us!  Sign up for this timely seminar in the upper left-hand corner of the webpage. See you at the Alamo!

CHIRP AT​ THE BARNBURNER on December 12

Not hip to that lingo?  Well, even if you aren’t a hockey fan, a free night out with your IIA buddies is still going to be fun. Sign up on the upper left-hand corner of the website.

  


​Upcoming IIA Events

  • December 12 - Free for members - Texas Star Hockey at the HEB Cenber
  • January 8 - AI & Robotics Half-Day Training at the Alamo Drafthouse
Is there no end to the cutting-edge programs that Sarah Purkeypile has arranged? Space is Limited! Sign up for all of these events using the links in the upper left-hand corner of this page.



Got Any Ideas You Want to Share?

Any board member or officer will be happy to talk with you.  Finder their contact info on the "About Us" tab of this website.

Thanks,

The IIA-Austin Chapter Communications Committee 



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