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There are many opportunities to help grow the chapter and serve the community of Business Analysts in the Research Triangle Park area!


Committee Charter Committee Members
Education & Events Education Speaker Conferences

  • Monthly Chapter Meetings
  • Professional Development Day

Monthly Meetups

  • Networking
  • Team Building
  • Informal BA Discussions

Anjana Manocha, CBAP, CSM, PAHM
Committee Chair


Marketing & Communications Promotion of the IIBA and BA Certifications

  • Educating BAs on the Value of IIBA Membership
  • Educating BAs on the Value of CBAP and CCBA Certifications
  • Educating the broader Business community on the IIBA and BA Certifications

Connecting Business Analysts

  • Social Media Outreach:   LinkedIn and MeetUp
  • Email Communication

Compiling Website Information

  • Up to date and relevant information on the website
  • Presentation of Materials in the Mediums most used by BAs (Mobile and Desktop)

Compiling Marketing Materials

  • Up to date and relevant information on IIBA Membership and Certifications
  • Up to date and relevant information on the RTP Chapter
  • Development of Templates and Artifacts usable by Chapter Leadership in their Roles
Seema Manchikalapati, PMP, CBAP
Committee Chair

Ravi Mulukutla, PhD
Market Research & Digital Analytics Lead


Membership Maintain Membership Data

  • Establish and maintain a current Chapter membership list
  • Provide membership metrics and report to the Board on a periodic basis

Recruit and Retain Members

  • Ensure Chapter growth by recruiting and partnering with major area employers
  • Make it easier to join the Chapter
    • Create and maintain a Membership area on the website (e.g. how to join the chapter)
    • Automate the process to join the chapter
  • Send letters to members with expiring memberships encouraging them to renew
  • Follow up with members who do not renew
  • Contact new members welcoming them to the Chapter, answering questions and encouraging them to come to the meetings
  • Work with the Communications & Marketing Committee to market the benefits of the Chapter to help increase membership
  • Use a list of IIBA’s members in the greater RTP area in order to solicit their membership with the IIBA RTP Chapter
  • Initiate and send a “thank you for coming to an IIBA RTP event” letters to event participants
  • Partner with other Committees to ensure that value is delivered to members

Pamela JS Thomas, IIBA-CCBA, LSSBB, Agilist
Committee Chair

Karen Toger
Committee Member


Finance    Felicia (Ware) Joyner, CBAP
Committee Chair

Priti Acharya, CBAP, PMP
Committee Member