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2020 Award Recipients: Click here to complete your recipient form by 31 December.


More details about the 2020 award recipients will be posted in early 2020.


ISACA Michael Cangemi Best Book/Author Award
Recognizes an individual or co-authors for major contributions to ISACA publications in the field of IS audit, control, risk, governance and/or security.

Ian James Cooke, CISA, CRISC, CGEIT

“IS Audit Basics: Developing the IT Audit Plan Using COBIT 2019.” ISACA® Journal, volume 3, 2019.


ISACA Eugene M. Frank Award for Meritorious Performance

Recognizes an individual whose longstanding service in multiple roles including key volunteer leadership positions has contributed to ISACA’s global success.

Jo Stewart-Rattray, CISA, CISM, CGEIT, CRISC

Citation: “For leadership in the SheLeadsTech program and advocating for women in tech globally.”


ISACA John Kuyers Award for Best Speaker
Recognizes an individual for outstanding speaking achievements at an ISACA sponsored event.

Arnulfo Espinosa Domínguez, CISA, CISM, CRISC

Citation: “For his ability to present complex concepts to audiences in simple manner and for sharing his passion and knowledge by speaking at ISACA events.”


 ISACA Harold Weiss Award for Outstanding Achievement 
Recognizes an individual for sustained contributions to the advancement of the governance of enterprise IT.

Andre Pitkowski, CGEIT, CRISC

Citation: “For his significant contributions towards the GEIT profession and within the Latin America region.”



K. Wayne Snipes Best Chapter Award
Recognizes chapters that exceed service goals by actively supporting local membership, and thus ISACA.

Very Large

ISACA Chicago Chapter


ISACA Middle Tennessee Chapter


ISACA Tallahassee Chapter


ISACA Coimbatore Chapter


Innovative Chapter Program Award
Recognizes an outstanding program implemented within an ISACA chapter that demonstrates an innovative approach to member engagement, continuing education, or community outreach.

Very Large

ISACA China Hong Kong Chapter

Innovative Program: All-Female-Speaker Tech & Risk Management Conference Program


ISACA Vancouver Chapter

Innovative Program: SheLeadsTech Vancouver Chapter


ISACA Amman Chapter

Innovative Program: National Launch Event Publicizing New ISACA Chapter


Outstanding Chapter Leader Award
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.

Very Large

Daniela Gschwend, ISACA Switzerland Chapter

Citation: “For amazing leadership and exceptional dedication for the ISACA community in the last 20 years.”


Peter Morin, ISACA Atlantic Provinces Chapter

Citation: “For contributions and leadership in the ISACA Atlantic Provinces Chapter over the last ten years.”


Carolous Walters, ISACA Curacao Chapter

Citation: “For leadership in establishing the ISACA Curacao Chapter as a well-known organization within the region and for running successful chapter initiatives.”



To be calculated at year-end.