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  • September 19, 2016 7:39 AM | Cecily Raiborn (Administrator)

    Do you have any ideas for speakers? (You? A friend? Someone from a particular type of organization?)

    Do you have any ideas for speaker topics? (Yes, ethics is on the list! Other thoughts: interviewing; IT fraud; hacking; risk assessment; fraud against seniors; locating hidden assets; failure to detect fraud…  Your preferences?)

    Do you have any ideas for a good networking/social event for chapter members?

    Do you have a charity/community event with which the chapter could assist in some way?

    Would you be willing to assist the chapter in activities during International Fraud Awareness Week (November 13-19, 2016)? (Would your company be interested in being a sponsor for one or more activities?)

    If you answered yes to any of these questions, please get in touch with me (craiborn1030@att.net) or one of the other board members. We'd love your input!

  • September 19, 2016 7:35 AM | Cecily Raiborn (Administrator)

    There will be a drawing held at the January 9, 2017, meeting for two $500 stipends to help Austin Chapter members defray their costs to attend the Annual ACFE Global Fraud Conference in Nashville, TN, from June 19-21, 2017. If you're interested in participating, please send your name and email address to Marci (mbsundbeck@yahoo.com) no later than midnight January 8, 2017. The stipend will be paid after the conference upon proof of attendance. 

    Good luck to everyone!

  • September 02, 2016 8:12 PM | Billy Petty (Administrator)

    We are rolling out a new and more interactive website for our members.  Your board recently voted to move the chapter website and payment gateway to the "Wild Apricot" website to better serve our chapter members.

    This new site will allow members to self-register and immediately pay online for all of our chapter events.  This should streamline both the registration and payment process, and also the sign-in process at all of our training meetings.  It also will give members access to a members only section of our website and the ability for members to manage their membership better.

    The roll-out of the new website is ongoing and improvements will continue in the upcoming weeks.  Some of the things that will be done over the next few weeks are pointing our domain name (austinacfe.com) to the new website, improved content (as soon as I can get Cecily to write it for me), additional content and more member specific content. 

    In the meantime, you should always be able to reach the new website at: http://acotaocfe.wildapricot.org.

  • July 13, 2016 10:00 AM | Billy Petty (Administrator)

    Results for the July 2016 board election are in.  Our thanks to everyone for participating in the 2016 Austin Area Chapter of the ACFE Election.  Voting is now closed after being open for one week. 

    Your new board is:

    President, Cecily Raiborn
    Vice President, Joe Collins
    Treasurer, Billy Petty
    Secretary, Marci Sundbeck
    Director, Jared Jordan
    Director, Tracy Bohmer
    Director, Andy Prough

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