Board Nominations 2018 – 2020 Term

This page provides information about the nomination process for the ISACA South Africa Chapter Board of Directors. Elections are mandatory in terms of the South Africa Chapter Bylaws and are to be held every two years.

No member may be elected for more than two terms (four years) in the same position. This documented process aims to ensure transparency and good governance and is to be read in conjunction with the Chapter Bylaws.

Nominations will open on 15 January 2018 and close at 14:00 on 8 February 2018.

Nominated candidates will be informed of their nomination and provided instructions for submitting their supporting documentation by latest 12:00 on 9 February 2018 in order to be considered by the Nominations Committee.

The proposed 2018-2020 Board slate will be announced on 20 March 2018. Inauguration will take place at the Chapter’s AGM on 20 April 2018 at The Maslow Conference Centre, Johannesburg.

Please note: Any ISACA South Africa Chapter member may nominate any number of members, or himself/herself (candidate requirements apply).

The Chapter Board
  1. The Chapter Board is a working board meaning each Board member is responsible for the execution or arrangement of the execution of the responsibilities of the allocated portfolio. Board members are accountable to the South African Chapter members and to ISACA Headquarters.
  2. The Board of Directors is the governing body of the South African Chapter. The Board of Directors’ actions are final, unless otherwise specifically provided by the Chapter Bylaws. The Board of Directors exercises judgment in the best interests of the chapter on behalf of its members; retains responsibility for governance, control and oversight, as well as participation in the preparation and approval of the strategic plan.
Nominations Committee

A nominations committee has been appointed and will be chaired by Mr Winston Hayden, Past President of ISACA South Africa Chapter.

The nomination committee will consider all nominations of candidates and compile a shortlist for voting purposes taking into account:

  1. Bylaws and voting procedures
  2. Standing of the member
  3. Experience of the member relevant to the position
  4. Independence
  5. Previous contribution to the chapter
  6. Other factors deemed relevant to ensure continued, effective and efficient chapter operations

The nomination committee shall have sole discretion regarding the acceptance of nominations and the selection of nominees from those members eligible for nominations. No correspondence will be entered into.

The nomination committee is governed by the nominations committee charter.

Nomination Process Timeline
  • Nomination process opens on 15 January 2018
  • Nomination closes at 14:00 on 8 February 2018
  • Nominated candidates must submit their supporting documentation by 12:00 on 9 February 2018
  • Nominations committee ratification on 23 February 2018
  • Voting opens on 26 February 2018
  • Voting closes on 15 March 2018
  • Voting results ratification on 30 March 2018
  • Communication to new Board Members – Nomination Committee Chair on 3 April 2018
  • New Board announcement on 5 April 2018
  • New Board inauguration on 20 April 2018
Requirements for a Candidate to Qualify for a Board Position
  • Candidates must have been a continuous member of the South Africa Chapter for a minimum of three years.
  • Candidates must hold at least one ISACA certification in good standing.
  • Candidates must demonstrate professional and/or commercial contacts and can leverage them for ISACA/ITGI’s benefit.
  • Candidates must demonstrate executive temperament.
  • Candidates must be willing to commit time to ISACA South Africa Chapter. The ISACA South Africa Chapter Board meets on a monthly basis. Board members are required to attend all of the 12(+/-) meetings per year and commit up to 15 hours per month to their responsibilities. Further, attendance at Regional Chapter meetings and participation at our annual Chapter Conference is required.
  • For the post of Treasurer, experience relevant to the position is required. If you apply for this position, please indicate your experience.
  • For the President / Vice President positions, previous participation on the ISACA South Africa Chapter Board for a minimum of two years is required.
Available Board Positions

Refer to the Chapter Bylaws for role descriptions.

  1. President
  2. Vice President
  3. Treasurer
  4. Secretary
  5. Marketing & Communications Coordinator
  6. Certifications & Education Coordinator
  7. Academic Relations & Membership Coordinator
  8. Program Coordinator
  9. Regional Coordinator

The Chapter Board may decide to restructure and amend the roles of the additional Board Directors based on the association’s requirements and the chapter’s strategic objectives. If there have not been any nominations for a particular position, the elected Board may co-opt a member into that position.