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Global Professional Association Elects New North American Leadership Team
The IIA names 7-Eleven’s Carolyn Saint as chairman of the board

ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla. – Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) members in the United States, Canada, Caribbean, and Bermuda this week elected the association’s 2013-2014 North American Board officers. The North American membership meeting, where the vote took place, was held April 28 at the Disney Yacht and Beach Club Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. North American district representatives and advisors were also elected during the meeting.

The IIA’s North American Board, whose mission is to ensure that the association’s volunteer and staff activities adequately address member needs, will be chaired by Carolyn D. Saint, CIA, CRMA, CPA, vice president of internal audit at 7-Eleven Inc. in Dallas. An active IIA volunteer both globally and locally, Saint has served on the North American Board since 2011, is a member of the Global Board of Directors, serves on the North American Advocacy Committee, and is a past member of The IIA Research Foundation’s Board of Trustees. Locally, she serves on the Dallas Chapter Board of Governors. A sought-after speaker, Saint is recognized for her passion and enthusiasm on issues such as transformational leadership, change management, and internal auditing.

John Wszelaki, CIA, CRMA, internal audit director at Virginia Department of Alcohol Beverage Control in Richmond, Va., was elected senior vice chair of The IIA’s North American Board. C. Wayne Rose, CIA, CRMA, partner in enterprise risk services at Deloitte & Touche LLP in Dallas, will serve as vice chair of finance and secretary.

Also newly elected to the North American Board are PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP Partner Princy Jain, CIA, CCSA, CRMA, of San Jose, Calif., who will serve as vice chair of professional guidance and research, and Pamela Short Jenkins, CIA, CRMA, vice president audit services at U.S. Foods in Chicago, who will serve as director.

Continuing in their North American Board roles are New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority Auditor General Michael J. Fucilli, CIA, CRMA, as vice chair of member services; Blue Cross/Blue Shield Association Chief Auditor and Compliance Officer J. Michael Joyce, CIA, CRMA, of Chicago, as vice chair of professional development; Boeing Inc. Vice President Corporate Audit Bavan M. Holloway, CIA, CRMA, of Seattle, as director; City Auditor for Calgary, Canada, Todd Horbasenko, CIA, CCSA, as liaison to The IIA’s Canadian Board; and Raytheon Co. Vice President Internal Audit Larry Harrington, CIA, CRMA, as Executive Committee liaison to the North American Board. Serving as ex-officio North American Board members are Past Chairman J. Michael Peppers, CIA, CRMA, chief audit executive at the University of Texas System in Austin; and IIA President and CEO Richard F. Chambers, CIA, CCSA, CGAP, CRMA.

All North American Board members are elected to one- or two-year terms and concurrently serve on The IIA’s Global Board of Directors. North American Board officers serve a one-year term.

For a complete list of district representatives and advisors, please visit www.theiia.org.