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ISACA Chapter  Awards recognize outstanding contributions by chapters and individual chapter members in fulfilling the needs of ISACA and its professional community.

ISACA Chapter Awards are presented by chapter-size category:
Small: 1-100 members
Medium: 101 – 300 members
Large: 301 – 800 members
Very Large: 801+ members

Click here to review the eligibility criteria for nominators, candidates, and endorsers.

By 1 May all award nomination forms will be available for the next nomination cycle. After that date, click on the award name below to open the nomination form. Submissions are due 15 August. Learn tips on how to write a quality nomination.

Awards, Scopes and Criteria

K. Wayne Snipes Best Chapter Award

  • Scope: Recognizes chapters that exceed service goals by actively supporting local membership and thus ISACA.
  • Judging Criteria: Creating impactful engagement programs offering local services to members; building relationships; effective communication techniques; inspiring membership growth and retention; support of ISACA initiatives; demonstration of fulfilling ISACA’s purpose and promise; evaluation of nominator and endorsers; timeliness of recognition; and quality of nomination.

Innovative Chapter Program Award

  • Scope: Recognizes an outstanding program implemented within an ISACA chapter that demonstrates an innovative approach to member engagement, continuing education or community outreach.
  • Judging Criteria: Innovative program design and implementation; the program’s impact on the local chapter and influence on the global community; efficient and effective use of resources; evaluation of nominator and endorsers; timeliness of recognition; and quality of nomination.

Outstanding Chapter Leader Award

  • Scope: Recognizes a Chapter Leader for his/her effective and inspiring leadership within the chapter resulting in increased member engagement and a positive impact on ISACA’s professional community. 
  • Judging Criteria: Inspiring leadership skills; ability to think strategically concerning the chapter’s relationship with the greater ISACA community; ability to effectively lead programs and initiatives that increase member engagement; development of partnerships for the chapter; evaluation of nominator and endorsers; timeliness of recognition; and quality of nomination.