Board of Directors - Under Construction - More Updates Coming Soon!
Meet the Board of Directors for your IIBA® Calgary Chapter - UNDER CONSTRUCTION
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.
Lola holds the CBAP® designation and has over 9 years experience across various roles and geographies. She currently works as a Business Systems Analyst with a Financial Services company in Calgary. Outside of work, she enjoys travelling and sampling new cuisines. She is also an avid watcher of soccer games and an ever-optimistic fan of Manchester United! Lola believes Business Analysts make the world a much better place.
Austin became interested in the Business Analysis profession after working with only machines for a few years as a Network Engineer. He holds a CBAP and hopes to, via IIBA Calgary Communication engagements, reach out to more prospective Business Analysts and help them to kick-start their career or develop from wherever status they are.
He was recently the Communications Coordinator for the Chapter.
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.
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.
Past President, Paula Maychruk
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.