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The IIA Downeast Maine Chapter is planning to restart in person events in 2022!
Welcome to the IIA Downeast Maine Chapter
The Downeast Maine Chapter of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) was incorporated in 1980. The IIA is the internal audit profession's global 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.
Globally, The IIA has more than 200,000 members. The IIA in North America comprises 159 chapters serving more than 70,000 members in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean (Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Cayman Islands, Curacao, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, and Turks & Caicos), Bermuda, and Trinidad & Tobago. Members enjoy benefits offered by the North American Service Center including local, national, and global professional networking; world-class training; certification; standards and guidance; research; executive development; career opportunities; and more. IIA members throughout North America enjoy free members-only webinars and member savings on national conferences such as the General Audit Management (GAM) and All Star Conferences. The IIA’s Audit Executive Center provides chief audit executives relevant and timely thought leadership and connections to peers for benchmarking and sharing best practices. And resources such as IIA Quality Services make The Institute an indispensable partner to you and your organization.
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:
- Advocating and promoting the value internal audit professionals add to their organizations. - Providing comprehensive professional educational and development opportunities, standards and other professional practice guidance, and certification programs.
- Researching, disseminating, and promoting knowledge concerning internal auditing and its appropriate role in control, risk management, and governance to practitioners and stakeholders.
- Educating practitioners and other relevant audiences on best practices in internal auditing. - Bringing together internal auditors from all countries to share information and experiences.
Deborah Michaelsen, President
Global Project Audit
Sangeeta Norton, Treasurer
Bangor Savings Bank
Denise Garside, Secretary
Zach Porter, Membership Officer
Baker Newman Noyes
Julie Vittum, Programming Officer
Pam Rudman, Certification Officer
Ahold Delhaize USA