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The Institute of Internal Auditors San Fernando Valley Chapter has a long history of serving the areas diverse network of Internal Audit Professionals for more than 30 years.  With a network of members reaching from the 405/101 interchange to Santa Clarita and up to Santa Barbara, our legacy of chapter leadership has dedicated themselves to bring quality programs to its members.

We strive to be leaders in the internal auditing profession by advocating and promoting the value that internal audit professionals add to their organizations. Our chapter is dedicated to providing comprehensive professional educational and development opportunities, standards and other professional practice guidance, and certification programs to our members.

We encourage our members to engage in chapter activities to build and maintain a far reaching professional network. We also encourage our members to take advantage of our educational events to keep up to date or simply gain additional knowledge concerning internal auditing and its various role in control, risk management, and governance. Our networking opportunities provide an open door to a diverse group of experienced professionals.

Our members actively participate in researching, disseminating, and promoting to practitioners, stakeholders and other relevant audiences best practices in internal auditing.

The strength of our chapter is fueled by the information and experiences shared by our members and professional networks.​


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 Chapter Officers

  • President
    Paul Abate
  • Vice President
    Melissa Svoboda
  • Treasurer
    James Abisror
  • Secretary
    Elaine Hayes
  • Board
    Marilyn Downs
  • Board
    Tammy Romero
  • Board
    Sam Aina
  • Board
    Ronora Sayaman




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