Board of Directors
Meet the Board of Directors for your IIBA® Calgary Chapter
Mike holds a CBAP® and has been active in the Calgary Chapter over several years most notably as a 'Mentor' in the Mentorship program.
Mike held the position of Director of Education from January 2018 until October 2019 and moved into the role of President in November 2019 .
Reg holds the CBAP® designation and has over 19 years experience with CRM, ERP and business systems implementations and upgrades in various lines of business throughout Alberta and Western Canada. He is currently contracting with a government of Canada department in Calgary.
I decided to volunter with IIBA® Calgary Chapter to give back to my profession. I have appreciated every person that I have met at chapter meetings and functions. I believe that giving back in anyway that I can is a true benefit for the community in which I live and work.
Treasurer, (To Be Updated)
Lola Akande has moved on to other things but we are truly grateful for the years that she gave to our Chapter!
Stay tuned for an announcement of the new Treasurer who will be starting their volunteer journey with us soon.
He holds a CBAP® designation and hopes, via IIBA Calgary Chapter engagements, to reach out to more perspective Business Analysts and help them to kick start their career and/or to assist them with their development from wherever they are.
Austin was most recently the Communications Coordinator for the Chapter.
Director of Education, Eno Eka
Eno Eka is an award winning Career Coach and Mentor who has been recognized for helping immigrants kickstart their professional careers in Calgary.
I was motivated to volunteer with the Calgary Chapter as I wanted to give back to the Business Analysis community and help other aspiring Business Analysts.
I was also inspired by the existing volunteers who passionately lead the affairs of the chapter.
From my first chapter meeting I felt at home and knew that I wanted to be a part of this chapter for a long time to come.
Director of Events, Suzan Darwish
Suzan Darwish is a passionate Business Analyst working at an oil & gas company.
She recently earned her CBAP® and is constantly working towards developing her BA skills and knowledge.
When Suzan is not at work gathering requirements and facilitating workshops, she is travelling around the world or spending time with her family and friends.
Director of Member Services, Deepika Dalal
Deepika has over five years experience in business process improvement, project management, people management, process management, strategic planning and change management. She has coordinated, collaborated and lead projects, programs and events at both the National and International level, resulting in operational effectiveness for various organizations.
Deepika has also worked towards the development, implementation and integration of Enterprise Software Systems, mobile applications and an organizational website.
She is also a 'Google Certified Innovator" and helps people from across the world with their tech queries.
Paula works in the aviation industry here in Calgary as a General Manager, IT Projects. She holds both her CBAP® and PMI-ACP designations, and has spent over 10 years working for and with IIBA® in a variety of capacities.
Her career has taken her all over Canada, as well as overseas, and (aside from work) her passions include training at the local gym, travelling, volunteering, and spending quality time with family and friends. She is motivated the most by building new relationships, solving problems, helping people, and finding ways to add value. Paula is also a frequent speaker at IIBA®/PMI conferences and chapter events, with a special focus on agile practices, project delivery models, and certification.