Eloise L. Bradley Award

 
  The Awards Committee is seeking nominations from Detroit Chapter IIA members for the 2017-2018 Eloise L. Bradley Award of Merit.


The award honors a member who has provided outstanding service to the Chapter during the chapter year, or who has provided continuous meritorious service over a period of years. Members who have received the award previously, or those who are currently serving as a Chapter Officer are not eligible.

Your nomination, including a detailed explanation as to why you believe your nominee deserves to be honored by the Chapter, should be forwarded to the Awards Committee Chairperson, Sharon Gipson at sgipson@bcbsm.com.  Nominations must be received by April 10, 2018.  However, your earlier input would be greatly appreciated.  Also, if you are interested in serving on the Awards Committee, please contact Sharon Gipson.





Internal Auditor of the Year Award Call for Nominations


The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) is the internal audit profession's global voice, recognized authority, acknowledged leader, chief advocate, and principal educator. The Detroit Chapter was one of the first chapters in the United States and was established over 70 years ago.

We are seeking nominations for the 2018 Internal Auditor of the Year award. The Internal Auditor of the Year is awarded to one Internal Auditor to recognize leadership, exceptional achievement in business or significant contribution to the internal audit community, including a desire to work with others to foster lifelong learning.

Eligibility and Selection Criteria: Each nominee should exemplify leadership, business acumen, commitment to the internal audit profession and community service. To be eligible for the award, the nominee must be a member of the Detroit Chapter of the IIA and have demonstrated any of the following:

  • Internal Audit leadership in their position, industry, community, etc.;
  • Support of IIA standards and compliance with the IIA code of conduct
  • Commitment and clear contributions to the professional practice of Internal Auditing;
  • Outstanding impact in the execution of their role as an internal auditor
  • Active involvement in support of the community;
  • Support and/or advocacy of the importance of lifelong learning
  • Involvement in Internal Audit thought leadership initiatives and/or innovation;

Expectations of the Award Recipient: The candidate selected to receive the award must be willing to participate in and speak at 2 related events:

  • Participate in and speak at the Internal Auditor of the Year presentation ceremony
  • Attend the subsequent Internal  Auditor of the Year ceremony to introduce the next recipient and present the award to the successor

The awards are scheduled to be presented at the May IIA Detroit Chapter Meeting.  Additional information, including the nomination form can be found online Here. For all inquiries, please contact ChapterAdmin@detroitiia.org or Sharon Gipson, Awards Committee Chair (sgipson@bcbsm.com).  Nominations must be submitted by April 10, 2018.

 

Confidentiality: All submissions received will remain confidential


  

2017-2018 Scholarship Award Announcement

The Detroit Chapter of the Institute of Internal Auditors is pleased to announce 3 scholarship award winners:


  • Brittany Baize

  • Megan Miller

  • Rebecca Whaley

Brittany Baize attends Wayne State University as a graduate student with a 3.25 GPA. Ms. Baize is studying for a Master of Science in Accounting. Her undergraduate degree was awarded by Michigan State University with a 3.5 GPA. Her volunteer activities include fund raising for “Game On Cancer” for Henry Ford Hospital and a patient escort at St. John Macomb/Oakland Hospital.

Megan Miller attends Wayne State University as a graduate student with a 3.86 GPA. Ms. Miller is studying for a Master of Science in Accounting. Her undergraduate degree was awarded by Michigan State University with a 3.5 GPA. Her volunteer activities include American Red Cross Blood Drive, York Apparel for the homeless and a member of the social committee of Phi Chi Theta business fraternity at Michigan State.

Rebecca Whaley attends Wayne State University as a graduate student with a 3.8 GPA. Her undergraduate degree was awarded by Michigan State University in Accounting with a 3.51 GPA. Her volunteer activities include assistant coach for junior varsity basketball, co-leader of spring and summer golf league and legal education services of co-ed softball team. Ms. Whaley is also a member of the Michigan Association of CPA’s and National Society of Accountants for Cooperatives.

Congratulations to these three new professionals!



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