Board of Directors

Board Members
Koryn Anderson, CBAP®, President
Nancy Roberts, VP of Membership
Nia Obotette, CBAP®, VP of Sponsorship & Corporate Marketing
Tomette Kirk, CBAP®, VP of Education & Certification
Richard Wagner, CBAP®, VP of Technology & Communications
TJ Schulz, VP of Administration
Kay Casper, CBAP®, VP Finance
Tomette Kirk, CBAP®, Past President
Committee Members
 
President
Koryn Anderson, CBAP®
president@wisconsin.iiba.org

The President leads the Board of Directors and the chapter, makes appointments, and is authorized to vote as a committee member on all committees. The responsibilities of the President include:

Board Leadership

  • Chairing Board meetings.
  • Annually orienting new and continuing Board members.
  • Ensuring the Board follows its Bylaws and constitution.
  • Focusing the Board activities on the Chapter’s mission.
  • Leading the Board in governing and managing programs.
  • Appointing committee chairpersons.
  • Attending committee meetings as needed.

Chapter Leadership

  • Being in charge of the business session at Chapter meetings; mentoring other Board members who desire to preside at a Chapter meeting.
  • Preparing a report for the Annual General Meeting.
  • Recognizing Board contributions.
  • Ensuring programs are implemented.
  • Giving leadership support and attending Chapter-sponsored special events.
  • Promoting the Chapter’s purpose in the community and to the media.
  • Signing disbursements checks and other official documents on behalf of the Chapter.
  • Carrying out the general responsibilities of Board members.

 
Vice President of Membership
Nancy Roberts
membership@wisconsin.iiba.org

The Vice President of Membership maintains accurate membership records including reconciliation with the international organization’s membership dues.

Responsibilities

  • Communicating directly with existing Chapter members and potential new members through the Chapter membership email address.
  • Reconciling the international and local Chapter membership lists.
  • Facilitating registration for each Chapter meeting: tracking the number of potential attendees, finalizing the list of attendees, printing attendee credentials, recording meeting attendees, collecting meeting and/or membership dues to be delivered to the Vice President of Finance.
  • Being involved with the Board in recruiting new members.
  • Reporting Chapter membership to IIBA affiliates, requiring credentials.
  • Establishing and submitting a budget proposal to the Vice President of Finance and the Board for registration materials and needs.
  • Carrying out the general responsibilities of Board members.

 
Vice President of Sponsorship and Corporate Marketing
Nia Obotette, CBAP®
sponsorship@wisconsin.iiba.org

The Vice President of Sponsorship and Corporate Marketing promotes and grows membership in and sponsorship of the Chapter and member/sponsor services.

Responsibilities

  • Developing and/or maintaining a sponsorship packet, including sponsorship commitment levels, benefits, and contracts.
  • Enlisting new Chapter sponsors, through independent research or membership referral.
  • Identifying marketing opportunities for the Chapter via local connections, including media, professional organizations, universities, etc.
  • Establishing and submitting a budget proposal to the Vice President of Finance and the Board for tangible marketing materials for Chapter meetings, trade shows, and/or career fairs.
  • Carrying out the general responsibilities of Board members.

 
Vice President of Education and Certification
Tomette Kirk, CBAP®
education@wisconsin.iiba.org

The Vice President of Education and Certification promotes business analysis professionalism and education throughout the Chapter.

Responsibilities

  • Promoting business analysis-oriented skills for members.
  • Working with the Vice President of Finance and other Board members to establish an annual budget for the six bi-monthly educational presentations, including speaker arrangement and its supporting materials.
  • Ensuring the education presentations are aligned with the Business Analysis areas of interest, as agreed upon by the Board:
    • BABOK® Guide
    • Business Analysis Best Practices
    • Business Analysis Career Framework and Roadmap
    • Business Analysis Certifications
  • Coordinating on behalf of the Chapter with vendors and offering:
    • Books based on Business Analysis education
    • Guides and/or services for IIBA certifications
    • Discounted education opportunities and/or materials for members working toward IIBA certification, when possible, and as approved by the Board
  • Establishing and submitting a budget proposal to the Vice President of Finance and the Board for certification activities.
  • Identifying and arranging for speakers for the Chapter meetings.
  • Delivering educational publications, seminars, and informational updates to the Chapter membership, including changes to the BABOK® Guide.
  • Informing the Chapter membership of IIBA certification requirements.
  • Assisting members in obtaining and maintaining IIBA certification.
  • Carrying out the general responsibilities of Board members.

 
Vice President of Technology and Communications
Richard Wagner, CBAP®
technology@wisconsin.iiba.org

The Vice President of Technology and Communications organizes and coordinates timely communication to and from the Chapter membership via the Chapter web site. Communication includes finding opportunities to promote and recognize the IIBA and the Chapter, marketing and special events that raise awareness of and promote the IIBA and Chapter membership and regularly reviewing the Bylaws with the Chapter.

Responsibilities

  • Maintaining the Chapter website, including Chapter meeting invitations and upcoming events.
  • Communicating directly with existing Chapter members and potential new members through the Chapter membership email address.
  • Communicating Chapter announcements via email and social networking forums, including upcoming Chapter meetings and networking opportunities.
  • Establishing and submitting a budget proposal to the Vice President of Finance and the Board for required licensing and technologies.
  • Carrying out the general responsibilities of Board members.

 
Vice President of Finance
Kay Casper, CBAP®
treasurer@wisconsin.iiba.org

The Vice President of Finance is responsible for the management of funds for duly authorized purposes of the Chapter. The Vice President of Finance is responsible to the Board and will submit the books for internal audit, for the past two years, with the serving Past President or two other Board members, before the end of the two-year elected term.

Responsibilities

  • Signing disbursements checks and other official documents on behalf of the Chapter.
  • Paying out all monies as directed by the Board.
  • Ensuring compliance with local and corporate fiduciary responsibilities.
  • Filing necessary financial reports, tax reports, and audits.
    • Annually, before March 30th, generate a Financial Report based on December 31st balances and present to the Chapter membership including:
      • Financial Statement
      • Balance Sheet
      • Filing of federal and state taxes
  • Giving regular reports to the Board on the financial state of the Chapter.
  • Keeping:
    • Financial reports on file
    • Full and accurate accounts of all Chapter receipts and disbursements.
  • At least monthly, checking P.O. Box for invoices, payments, or communications; or coordinate with another Board member in closer proximity.
  • Accounting for the Chapter funds, budget, and payments.
    • Depositing money received into the Chapter checking account.
    • Recording payments and receipts in the checking account and saving account registers (via spreadsheet).
    • Reconciling checking and savings accounts at least quarterly to maintain positive account balances. Moving funds to or from savings when needed.
    • Bringing the checkbook to Chapter and Board meetings to cover any incurred expenses.
    • Documenting payment with an Expense Form.
    • Creating an estimated budget for the following calendar year, based on prior expenses.
  • Managing the day-to-day financial affairs of the Board.
  • Receiving and banking all monies due to the Chapter.
  • Carrying out the general responsibilities of Board members.

 
Vice President of Administration
TJ Schulz
secretary@wisconsin.iiba.org

The Vice President of Administration will keep the records of all business meetings of the Chapter and the Board and handles official correspondence with the Chapter members and the IIBA, except for committee correspondence.

Responsibilities

  • Maintaining a list of Board members and contact information.
  • Chairing the Board meetings when the President cannot attend.
  • Conducting, receiving, reading, and distributing general Board correspondence.
  • Notifying Board members of meetings.
  • Ensuring there is quorum at Board meetings.
  • Maintaining copies of the Chapter’s Bylaws.
  • Filing any required returns, Bylaws amendments, and other incorporating documents with the corporate registry.
  • Recording and maintaining copies of Board meeting minutes, including attendance, motions, and decisions; confirming the accuracy of meeting minutes and distributing promptly.
  • Signing official documents on behalf of the Chapter.
  • Establishing and submitting a budget proposal to the Vice President of Finance and the Board for meals and/or refreshments to be offered during bi-monthly Chapter meetings.
  • Coordinating the purchase and delivery of meals and/or refreshments for the bi-monthly Chapter meetings.
  • At least monthly, checking the P.O. Box for any invoices, payments, or communications; or coordinating with another Board member in closer proximity.
  • Carrying out the general responsibilities of Board members

 
Past President
Tomette Kirk, CBAP®
The immediate Past President has the right to participate in all Board discussions and all committees, but may only vote to break a tie vote.

Responsibilities

  • Assisting with Board recruitment and orientation.
  • Chairing the nominating committee for recruitment of new Board members.
  • Facilitating the Annual General Meeting and tallying votes.
  • Assisting with Board training.
  • Providing:
  • Leadership for special events
  • Historical continuity about the Board’s activities
  • Tie-breaking vote for Board and committee decisions, as required
  • Supporting the current President.
  • Conducting an internal audit with the Vice President of Finance every two years, at the end of the Vice President of Finance’s elected term.

 
General Responsibilities of Board Members
All Board Members are expected to show their commitment to the work of the IIBA through their attendance and support of IIBA activities.

All Board Members are expected to attend:

  • Board meetings
  • Assigned committees
  • Chapter membership meetings
  • Annual General Meetings
  • Chapter-sponsored special events

Responsibilities

All Board Members are expected be actively engaged in Board deliberations on matters of policy, finance, programs, personnel and advocacy such as:

  • Approving:
    • Chapter budget
    • Policy and other recommendations received from the Board or its standing committees
  • Developing and maintaining positive relations among the Board, committees and the community to enhance the Chapter’s mission.
  • Monitoring Board policies.
  • Developing and annually reviewing the Chapter’s organizational plans.
  • Reviewing the Board’s structure, approving changes, and preparing necessary Bylaw amendments.
  • Reviewing the Bylaws and policy manual and recommending Bylaw changes to the membership.
  • Identifying or drawing attention to possible opportunities for Chapter education, including speakers.
  • Orienting their successor upon leaving office