Become an IIA Volunteer
With more than 180,000 members in over 170 countries, The IIA provides dynamic leadership for the global profession of internal auditing. Volunteers play a key role and the contributions they make impact the day-to-day functions of internal auditors, as well as shape the future of the internal audit profession. Whether you are an experienced leader or just entering the field of internal audit, there is a place for you — locally or globally — at The IIA. Download the volunteer brochure.
Volunteer Leadership Elected Roles
Every fall, The IIA seeks qualified members to serve in the following leadership roles:
- Executive Officers
- Board of Directors
- North American Board (US, Canada, Caribbean only)
- The IIA Research Foundation Board of Trustees
- 17 Committees comprising 250 members
- District Advisors and Representatives (US, Canada, Caribbean only)
Qualifications / Recommendations
Candidates should have relevant expertise and the ability to participate in the leadership of The IIA. Nominations are accepted from IIA Institutes and Chapters, IIA members who know of interested candidates, or candidates themselves.
You must have an active IIA membership to volunteer or submit a nomination or an endorsement.
All candidates are encouraged to log into their IIA account and ensure all contact information is current.
Nominations for North American and global boards and committees are open September through October every year. The timeline below notes when selections are completed and candidates are notified:
||Call for Volunteers nomination system open|
||North American Board & District Representatives/Advisors|
Executive Officers, Board of Directors, and IIA Research Foundation Board of Trustees
Committee Chairmen are appointed
Committee members (you are contacted even if you are not selected)
North American committee terms begin
All global committee/board terms begin
Please download the Call for Volunteers PDF below to review the requirements for each board/committee and to learn more about submitting nominations.
2015-16 Call for Volunteers - Detailed Information
Nominations Will Re-Open Fall 2016
For questions, please contact Lori Gagnon Director, Governance at firstname.lastname@example.org.