Public Announcements


The 30th Annual ACFE Global Fraud Conference - Step Up. Stand Out.


Join your fellow Fraud Professionals at the 30th Annual ACFE Global Fraud Conference June 23-28, 2019 at the Austin Convention Center in Austin, TX. 

Registration and Conference Agenda can be found at the following link:







Job Posting - EquiTrust Life Insurance Co. - Sr Investigator and Compliance Analyst

EquiTrust Life Insurance Co. has an open position for their Sr. Investigator and Compliance Analyst.  Details of this opportunity can be found at this link:




Chapter Elections 2019

It is time to elect new officers to the Des Moines Chapter Board.  The election will be held this spring with an announcement of the results at the May 2019 Chapter Meeting.  We intend to hold the election electronically so look for future emails concerning the election.

In the meantime, we are making a call for anyone interested in running for one of the officer positions.  All officer positions are open for nominations and the description of those offices are listed below.

In order to maintain a vibrant chapter, leadership is required.  I know that many of you have volunteered your time in the past and I would like to thank you for your efforts as well as thank the current officers.  For those of you who have not yet had an opportunity to hold an officer position, please consider volunteering for a two-year term.  

If you are interested in volunteering, please send in your nomination to

To vote in the upcoming elections, you must be a current Chapter Member or Chapter Associate.  Chapter Affiliate and Students are not eligible to vote.   

Here are the officer positions and their descriptions:


Only a certified member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners who is in good standing may hold the office of President. The President shall be the executive head of the Chapter, and when present, shall preside at all meetings of the Chapter and Board of Directors. He or she shall exercise general supervision and management of the affairs of the Chapter; shall consult with and inform other Officers and Directors, Members, and the Corporation of significant events; shall make an annual report to the Members of the Chapter and the Corporation; and shall have additional duties as may be delegated by the Board from time to time.

Vice President

The Vice President shall report to the President and shall assume the duties of the President in his or her absence. The Vice President shall be responsible for other duties that the Board shall delegate from time to time. The Vice President shall be a Member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners in good standing. The Board may vote to allow Associate Members to hold the office of Vice President.

Notwithstanding the forgoing, if the office of President becomes vacant before the expiration of the term, the Vice President may not assume that position for the unexpired term unless the individual is a Certified Fraud Examiner in good standing.


The Secretary shall report to the President and shall be responsible for maintaining all records, other than financial, maintained by the Chapter. The Secretary shall also be responsible for the Membership records and attendance; the minutes of the meetings; and other duties that from time to time may be required. The Secretary shall be a Member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners in good standing.


The Treasurer shall report to the President and shall be responsible for all financial records maintained by the Chapter. All moneys received by the Chapter as well as disbursements therefrom, shall be the responsibility of the Treasurer. He or she will ensure that any funds received are properly deposited for safekeeping to the credit of the Chapter; that all disbursements are properly approved; that the Board is kept advised of the status of the accounting of funds; and otherwise perform appropriate duties to see that the assets of the Chapter are properly safeguarded. The Treasurer shall produce annual financial statements of the Chapter and submit them to the Board and the Corporation within three months of the end of the Chapter’s fiscal year. The Treasurer shall be a Member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners in good standing.

If you have any questions, please contact one of the current officers.

Thank you,

Greg Williams