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Board of Directors

The current Board of Directors is comprised of eleven members with alternating two-year terms. The current members of the IIBA Board of Directors are:

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Biographies of the Board of Directors

Indy Mitra

Indy MitraPositions on Board: Chair of the Board
Term: 2010-2014;

Director since 2007 Ms. Mitra was re-appointed Chair of the Board in 2013. Indy is a proud founding member of IIBA, and as a volunteer led the not-for-profit incorporation of IIBA, and other IIBA governance processes. Ms. Mitra is a Technology Risk Officer with Bank of Montreal (BMO) in Toronto, Canada. She provides support and oversight to technology leaders in the management of operational risk, and is a subject matter expert for Information Technology Risk. Indy has worked in business analysis roles since graduating from the University of Waterloo in 1981. She has extensive experience working for consulting and financial companies, and has been with BMO since 1997. Indy is a passionate advocate for the business analysis professional and is thrilled to be actively involved in making a difference for the profession. Her vision is to build a strong governance board that represents and protects the interests of the members of IIBA. 

Michael Augello

Michael AugelloPositions on Board: Chair of the Nominations Committee and member of HR & Compensation Committee.
Term: 2010-2014

Michael is a nationally recognized IIBA® advocate in Australia where over the past several years he has combined his skills, experiences and passion for the BA profession to devote significant time to the IIBA Australia Chapter.
2007-2010, Michael supported his local BA community to host regular IIBA events in Melbourne.
2008-2010, served as a Director with the Australia Chapter Board, focusing on Marketing and National Events.
In June 2010 he was elected to IIBA Global’s Board of Directors.
Michael continues to support the Melbourne IIBA branch and the local community presenting the IIBA value proposition to corporations, sponsors and other BA industry stakeholders.
Michael is a highly experienced consultant with strong interpersonal and well-defined skills in both business management and technology-based projects.  He has enjoyed success leading and coordinating teams in a range of roles including enterprise analysis, architecture, business process analysis, data analysis and requirement definition on numerous projects.
Currently, in a consultancy role, he performs the role of Lead Business Analyst at a leading Australian Health Services organization.
In 2004 Michael co-founded a highly successful specialist business and technical IT consulting firm, OptimiseIT, before its merger with Ingena Group Limited and subsequent listing on the Australian Stock Exchange.
Michael has a Bachelor of Science, Major in Computer Science from Monash University, and is a member of the , Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Michael is married with 3 children and maintains a relatively active lifestyle through many hours of cycling to work. Living in the “sporting capital of the world”, Michael enjoys all sporting activities.



Ken Fulmer

Ken FulmerPosition on Board – Co-Chair of the Audit & Risk Management Committee
Term 2011 - 2014

Ken Fulmer is currently a management consultant and Interim CIO at Delek US. Ken was formerly the Chief Technology Officer at Sunoco, Inc.- Fortune 500 Oil Company. Ken had been with Sunoco for over 25 years, in various positions within the Information Technology field. His responsibilities as CTO included managing the Project Management Office (PMO), managing the IT planning and application architecture, and leading the practice area for Business Analysis.  Ken is deeply involved in Commercial Product and ERP implementations, Plant and Plant Maintenance systems, and Retail systems. 

Ken has an undergraduate degree from LaSalle University, and has an MBA from Clarion University. He also attended post graduate work at the MIT executive program, and he holds a PMP certificate in Project Management. Ken recently served as a Chair of the Advisory Board at LaSalle University department of Management Information Systems. 

Ken is a member of the board for Inspiritec, Inc. a non-profit which performs call centre services.  Ken is active with many local organizations including SIM, GPSEG, PMI, and IIBA.  Ken is the currently Chapter President for the Philadelphia Chapter of IIBA.  Ken is a frequent speaker on topics involving Enterprise Business Analysis, Technology and Non-functional requirements planning, and Business case methods.

Ken Fulmer is on the Board of the IIBA and is on the Finance, Audit and Risk Committee. 

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Sarah Gibson

Sarah Gibson
Positions on Board: Member of the Nominations Committee, and member of Audit & Risk Management Committee
Term: 2012 – 2016
Sarah is a nationally recognised advocate for IIBA® through her role as President of the NZ Chapter of the IIBA (2008 – 2012). In 2011 the chapter received the inaugural IIBA Top Chapter award. Under Sarah's lead, the chapter also initiated the now annual BA Development Day event for New Zealand BAs.
Sarah's knowledge of the BA industry, Asia Pacific region relationships, previous high school and elite sporting board experience all provide a valuable back drop for her IIBA Board governance. Sarah is a member of the NZ Institute of Directors and brings valuable oversight, insight and foresight to the IIBA board.
Sarah's current CEO role encompasses governance, strategic and operational leadership of Redvespa Consultants Limited – New Zealand's largest independent BA consultancy, with a permanent staff of 55. Prior to working for Redvespa, Sarah was heavily involved in HR, both within organisations and as an external freelance consultant. Sarah is married with 2 adult children.

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Kathleen B. (Kitty) Hass, PMP

Kitty Hass

Position on Board: Member of the Nominations Committee, and member of the Executive Committee
Term 2010 - 2014

Kitty has served as an IIBA Director since 2008, and is serving her second term which will end in 2014.  Kitty is also Chair of the Board Nomination Committee. Kitty has served as the Chair of the Chapter Governance Committee and Chapter Council, and was member of the BABOK® Guide V 2.0 Committee, contributing to several chapters and leading the authorship of the Enterprise Analysis chapter.

Kitty is a recognized thought leader in the Business Analysis profession, a prominent keynote presenter at industry and corporate conferences, author, consultant, and workshop facilitator..  She is the president of KHass and Associates, Inc., a consulting practice specializing in strategic business practices, including enterprise business analysis, complex project management, and strategy execution through portfolio management. Her expertise includes implementing and managing PMOs and BACOEs, managing large complex programs, and leading groundbreaking PM and BA assessments.
Kitty is a member of the International Center for Complex Project Management Education Focus Group, member of the Capella University IT Advisory Council, developer and Instructor for the Villanova University Mastering Business Analysis Online Certificate Program, member of the University of California, Irvine Extension Business Analyst Certificate Advisory Board, and founding member of the Business Analysis Leadership Consortium.

Kitty has authored numerous white papers and articles on leading edge PM/BA practices, the acclaimed series entitled, Business Analysis Essential Library, a compilation of six titles on critical BA practices, the PMI 2009 Book of the Year, Managing Project Complexity - A New Model, and her newest book for Business Analysts: The Enterprise Business Analyst, Developing Creative Solutions to Complex Business Problems.

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Elzbieta Klimczyk, CPA,CMA,PMP, CBAP

Elzbieta Klimczyk
Position on Board: Co-Chair of the Audit & Risk Management Committee
Term 2012-2013
As a Professional Accountant and PMP, Elzbieta has experience in NFP sector and expertise in financial accounting, analysis, performance management and business process management.  She obtained Certification in International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and Certificate in Governance Essentials. She specializes in performance measurement helping strategic planners, board members and officers create and use meaningful performance measures.  Her projects are well known in Not-For-Profit industry. In addition to consulting directly with select clients, Elzbieta emphasizes on building an international network of Business Performance Measurement Practitioners, and providing them with the how-to knowledge, the confidence and professionalism to help their companies and clients to measure what matters.
She has served on several Boards of Directors as a Treasurer, Board Member and a chair of Finance Committee and provided strategic support contributing to a well-earned reputation for commitment to governance, strong financial management and integrity.

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Jonathan Kupersmith,(Kupe), CBAP®

Jonathan Kupersmith
Position on Board: Member of the Audit & Risk Management Committee and Executive Committee
Term 2012-2016
Kupe possesses over 15 years of  experience in the business analysis industry. As B2T Training’s President Kupe is responsible for business operations, financial management, strategic growth, and international partner relations. He resides on a professional board providing leadership, financial and managerial guidance to peers.
Kupe was the first Atlanta IIBA Chapter President and served on the national IIBA Chapter Council.

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Michele Maritato 

Michele Maritato
Positions on Board: Member of the Nominations Committee, member of the HR & Compensation Committee
Term 2012-2016
Over 20 years experience in Project Management and Business Analysis. Since 2006 VP-Organization of the PMI®-Northern Italy Chapter (PMI®-NIC) and responsible for the P3MO Observatory. Since 2008 VP-Education of the IIBA® Italy Chapter. In 2010 President of PMI®-NIC. Is participating in the PMI® Leadership Master Class. Speaker at +30 congresses. Brought 17 BA’s to the CBAP® certification. Partner of PMProgetti. 

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Tony Tarantelli

Tony Tarantelli
Positions on Board: Chair of the HR & Compensation Committee, member of the Executive Committee, and member of the Nominations Committee
Term 2012-2014
Tony Tarantelli, is a Human Resources professional with expertise in financial services.  His experience as an HR leader includes: retail & commercial banking, capital markets (Canada, USA, & Asia), corporate and institutional banking, wealth management, insurance, direct banking and technology development. He has also held senior roles in employee/industrial relations and leadership staffing & development
Tony has a track record for leading organizational redesign, improving managerial leadership, increasing employee retention and positively impacting employee engagement. He also has comprehensive knowledge in implementing talent development and succession planning programs in small and large organizations.
Most recently, he was a Partner at TWC International Executive Search Ltd. where he led business development and talent acquisition assignments in retail/commercial banking and professional services.
Tony is currently a member of the Strategic Capability Network and a former member of the Human Resources Professional Association in York Region.  

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Teresa Cheung J.D., LL.M. (Intellectual Property)

Teresa CheungPosition on Board: Member of the Executive Committee
Term 2012-2013
Teresa is currently a Member of the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, the largest administrative tribunal in Canada. 
From 2006 to 2009, Teresa was legal counsel to IIBA, having been an advisor since its incorporation in 2006. 
Teresa Cheung was also previously a commercial lawyer, and a civil and commercial litigator having represented clients in complex litigation matters. 
Teresa has industry experience in software development and information technology having spent the early part of her career as an information developer at a major technology company, a successful software start-up, and a bank. 
In her spare time, Teresa has traveled widely to Australia, Europe, Africa and Asia.  She also enjoys cycling and yoga.

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