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2016-2017 Chapter Leadership Team


Don Strange, MAc

Infinity Insurance Companies


Bio: Don is an Internal Auditor with Infinity Insurance.  He is serving his fifth year on the Board of Directors.


Responsibilities: Among other responsibilities, the President shall reside at all meetings of the Chapter and the Chapter Board, Appoint, with the approval of the Chapter Board, all committee chairpersons and committee members, and Supervise budgetary matters and proper internal control of finances. 

      Vice President

Josh Shelton

Regions Financial



Joshua Shelton is a SR. IT Auditor with Regions and has over 10 years of varying Internal Audit experiences within Oil & Gas and Financial Services industries.

Responsibilities: In the absence of or disability of the President shall perform all the duties of the President. Chairman of the Program Committee. Among other duties, responsible for obtaining, and coordinating, all speaker engagements.


David Hall, CISA, CPA

RSM US Insurance Agency Services


Bio: David is a charter member of the Birmingham Chapter and has previously served as President, Vice-President and Treasurer.  David's prior work history includes Director of IT Audit at Protective Life, 12 years with the IT Audit Services group with Coopers & Lybrand and 12 years as IT Audit Director at SouthTrust Bank.


ResponsibilitiesResponsible for the financial affairs of the chapter, preparing monthly financial statements, collecting, recording, and accounting for all monies of all chapter meetings and socials, and preparing yearly Tax Packages.


Nanette Taylor, CISA

Infinity Insurance Companies


Bio: Nanette has over 20 years experience in the IT Audit profession.  She served as the Birmingham Chapter President in 1994-1995 and has served a total of 16 years in other Board positions.


Responsibilities: Responsible for the legal affairs, chapter reports, membership records. Shall keep minutes of the proceedings at Chapter Board meetings; shall preserve communications pertaining to the affairs of the chapter. Responsible for coordinating the offering of preparation courses for the various certification exams, i.e. CISA, CISM, CGEIT and CRISC, as well as acquiring the gifts and awards for all applicable chapter meetings.

Communications Director/Webmaster
Southern Company 

Bio: Neil has over 15 years of experience in IT Audit, IT Security and IT Risk and Compliance.  He has proudly served on the Board of Directors for the ISACA-Birmingham Chapter for 11 years, and has held multiple roles, including President (2008-2010).  

Responsibilities: Shall be responsible for supporting and publishing the Chapter Website and Chapter Communications.
Membership Committee Director


Bio: Jason is an Experienced Associate in PwC’s Risk Assurance practice concentrating on business process and information technology (IT) risks and controls. He has a Bachelor’s of Administration degree in Accounting and Information Systems, as well as a Master’s of Accounting degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Jason is a licensed CPA in the state of Alabama.

Responsibilities: Responsible for publicizing chapter activities, assisting in supporting and publishing major events and accomplishments of the Association, developing and recommending chapter editorial policies, soliciting articles for the Chapter Website.

Program/Meetings Committee Co-Director

Alicja Foksinska, CISA 

Protective Life


Bio: Alicja Foksinska is a Lead IT Auditor at Protective Life Insurance Company. She graduated Summa Cum Laude with a double major in Information Systems and Management from the University of Alabama in Birmingham. She is currently a member of ISACA, IIA, and IIAG. Alicja is serving her 2nd year on the Board of Directors.


Responsibilities: Responsible for coordinating the arrangements of facilities and food for each chapter meeting. The Meetings Committee shall also be responsible for the processing of attendees at each chapter meeting. Responsible for preparing and recommending the chapter programs for the year, including a schedule of meeting dates.

Program/Meetings Committee Co-Director

Justin Headley

Warren Averett


Bio: Justin is a Technology Consulting Supervisor in Warren Averett's Risk Management Division providing IT assessments and SOC engagements. His past experience also includes Governmental and Financial Services Auditing. 


Responsibilities: Responsible for coordinating the arrangements of facilities and food for each chapter meeting.   The Meeting Committee shall also be responsible for the processing of attendees at each chapter meeting.  Responsible for preparing and recommending the chapter programs for the year, including a schedule of meeting dates. 

Academic Relations/Research Committee Director

Elaine Arnold, CPA,CISA,CIA

Vulcan Materials


Bio: Elaine is currently Manager of IS Compliance and Security at Vulcan Materials Company and previously held positions in internal and external audit.  She is a CPA, CISA and CIA and is currently serving her first year on the Board of Directors.

Responsibilities: Identifies and encourages academic advocates at local colleges and universities; Acts as liaison to local colleges and universities and/or the university's academic advocate; Creates relationships with university and college contacts; Contacts professors and instructors to promote ISACA and ITGI.

Certifications/Awards Committee Director
Ascension Health

Bio: Noelle has over 13 years of auditing experience including serving in external audit, internal audit and compliance audit roles. Noelle is a CPA, CISA and CIA.

Responsibilities:Advocate for ISACA's core certifications and is responsible for coordinating the awards ceremony activities.

Immediate Past President/Auditing & Nominating Committee Director

Jamey Worrell, CPA, CISA, CIA

University of Alabama at Birmingham


Bio: Jamey Worrell is an Assistant Professor of Accounting at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, where he teaches Internal Auditing and Strategic Information Systems. Prior to pursuing his PhD at Florida State University, he was employed by Raymond James Financial as an IT Internal Audit Manager, and by PricewaterhouseCoopers in their Security Integration Services practice. Jamey is a CPA, CISA and CIA.


ResponsibilitiesShall provide advice and guidance to the new President and Chapter Board and perform other duties as they pertain to this office.   Responsible for coordinating a fiscal year-end audit with an independant Certified Public Accountant.  Shall also be responsible for soliciting suggestions for likely candidates for the next slate of officers and facilitating all nomination/selection activities.