2022 AAIA Elections

It is election season for the AAIA.  Below you will learn about the process and the slate of directors to vote upon.

Each airport member receives one vote, and it is delegated to the Primary Registrant also known as the Main Contact.  All voting is done electronically and is really easy.  We appreciate you participating in the election as a minimum number of votes are needed to elect the Slate.

Election Logistics

A Slate of Directors for election is detailed below.

The Main Contact (also known as the Primary Registrant) for each Airport Membership was sent an email on Monday, July 11, 2022 with the Slate of Directors.

The email asks for a call for Nominations at which point the Primary Registrant may make "nominations from the floor." Nominations from the floor shall be submitted within the two week period leading up to the election to AAIANominating@airport-auditors.com.



The Main Contact was sent an electronic ballot by email on July 25, 2022, to cast their vote in the election. The election will close on August 9, 2022.

Votes will be tallied shortly after the close of the election. The candidates elected to the Board of Directors will be announced during the Annual Business Meeting which will be held virtually on Wednesday, August 17, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. EDT

There is one Director position available.  To learn more about joining the board, select About AAIA, "Want to Join the Leadership Team"?



Slate of Directors for Election

In accordance with the AAIA bylaws, Directors shall be elected for an initial term of two years. Directors may be re-elected for a second two-year term.

Please see below for information on all of these candidates.

Questions?  Need more information?  Contact info@airport-auditors.com.



The following Directors are eligible for election for their first two-year term:

  • Samson Kimilu, Kenya Airport Authority
  • Marilou Parayaoan, Reagan National & Dulles International Airports
  • Callie Ullman, San Diego International Airport
  • OPEN POSITION

Callie Ullman is seeking the position of IT Coordinator.

In addition, there is currently one open Director position.  

The Officers, that are on the Board of Directors, are also up for election:

  • President:  Tianna Dumond, Orlando International Airport
  • Vice President: Mike Gee, Minneapolis-St.Paul International Airport
  • Secretary: Paula Murphy, Reno-Tahoe International Airport
  • Treasurer: Arturo Arispe, San Antonio International Airport


DIRECTOR SLATE

Samson Kimilu - Director

Mr. Kimilu is the General Manager of Risk Management and Internal Audit for the Kenya Airports Authority (KAA) that oversees all the airports in Kenya.    His responsibilities include providing objective assurance and consulting services on risk management, internal controls, and governance.  Prior to joining KAA, he worked with the Kenya Wildlife Service for nine years for the Internal Audit Department where he rose through the ranks to be the Chief Internal Auditor before he left in 2007 to join KAA.

Mr. Kimilu is a Certified Public Accountant of Kenya and holds a Bsc. Degree in Business Administration in Accounting.  He also holds a Masters degree in Business Administration in Strategic Management and Finance.  In addition, Mr. Kimilu is a graduate of the Advanced Management Program, Airport Executive Leadership Program and Airport Management Professional Accreditation Program.  He is accredited as an International Airport Professional.

He has been a member of the AAIA since 2009, and has presented at several conferences.  He looks forward to bringing his international experience to the Association.

Mr. Kimilu loves conservation and served as an Honorary Game Warden with the Kenya Wildlife Service from 2008 through 2017.



Marilou Parayaoan - Director

Ms. Parayaoan is an Audit Manager at the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority’s Office of Audit (MWAA).  MWAA operates the US capital’s two airports:  Ronald Reagan Washington National and Washington Dulles International.  She has more than 15 years in auditing experience and has been with MWAA since 2010.  Prior to joining MWAA, she worked as an external and internal auditor primarily in the fields of government, non-profit, financial and manufacturing.

She attended the Polytechnic University of the Philippines - Manila, where she earned a Bachelor’s in Accountancy.  Ms. Parayaoan is a Certified Public Accountant, licensed in California and Virginia.  She is also a Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Government Financial Manager, Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Information Systems Auditor, Chartered Global Management Accountant and holds a Certificate in Airside Safety.

Ms. Parayaoan joined the AAIA in 2010.  She joined the Board in 2021, completing Callie Ullman's term (of the San Diego Regional Airport Authority).  She co-chairs AAIA's Membership Committee.  She also serves on the Board of Governors for the IIA-DC Chapter and is on the Audit Committee and served a charity organization Medical Mission of Mercy as treasurer.

She enjoys gardening, cooking for her family and friends, spending time in the outdoors and traveling with her husband.



Callie Ullman - IT Coordinator

Ms. Ullman is a Senior Auditor, in charge of construction audits, at the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority (SDCRAA) that operates the San Diego International Airport. She has 26 years of audit experience in various industries and has been with SDCRAA since 2010.  Prior to joining the Authority, she was an Audit Manager with RSM LLP, US. 

Ms. Ullman attended Southeast Missouri State University, earning a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting, and a Bachelor of Arts in Music.  She is a Certified Public Accounting, licensed in California, a Certified Internal Auditor, and a Certified Construction Auditor. 

Ms. Ullman joined the AAIA in 2010.  She previously served on the board from 2019 – 2021.  She is currently a member of the Conference, Education, and Information Technology Committees.

She enjoys eating, traveling the world, eating, hiking, eating, and running marathons and half marathons so she can justify all the eating.  Since she began running in 2011, Ms. Ullman has completed 154 half marathons and 21 marathons, including 5 of the 6 Abbott World Major Marathons.




OFFICER SLATE

Tianna Dumond - President


Ms. Dumond has been the Director of Internal Audit since 2013 at the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority (GOAA) that oversees the Orlando International Airport and Orlando Executive Airport.  She joined the GOAA in 2004 as an Auditor, and has more than 20 years of auditing experience.  Prior to joining the GOAA, she held various auditing positions with Orlando Health, Disney Worldwide Shared Services, PRG Schultz International, and the MONY Group.

Ms. Dumond attended the University of Central Florida in Orlando, where she earned a B.S. in Business Administration in Accounting.  She also is a Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Information Systems Auditor, Certified Government Auditing Professional, Certified Financial Services Auditor, Certified Fraud Examiner, and holds a Certificate in Risk Management Assurance.

She joined the AAIA in 2004 and was elected in 2019 as Vice President after serving as Secretary beginning in 2016.  She chairs the Governance Committee and is on the Executive Committee.  She was the Conference Chair for the 32nd Annual AAIA Conference.

She is the Past President of the Central Florida Chapter of the Institute of Internal Auditors and currently is on the Board, and is the Vice Chair of the Florida Audit Forum.  She also is a Board Member of the Central Florida Chapter of ISACA.

She enjoys cooking and being a mom.

Mike Gee - Vice President

Mr. Gee is Senior Internal Auditor for the Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC) that owns and operates Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, as well as six general aviation airports within the Twin Cities metropolitan area.  Mr. Gee has worked in the internal audit profession for more than 16 years in various highly regulated industries including: retail; defense/aerospace; and, healthcare, where he has audited Sarbanes-Oxley, Medicare Part D, HIPAA, government contracting, and fraud risk management.

Mr. Gee attended the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, where he earned a B.S. in Finance and Marketing.  He earned his M.B.A. from St. Cloud State University.  He is a Certified Fraud Examiner.

Mr. Gee joined the AAIA in 2014, and was elected Treasurer in 2018.  He is on the Executive, Conference, and Education Committees.  In addition, he was the Chair of the Conference Committee in 2019, when MAC hosted the 30th annual AAIA Conference.

He enjoys golfing, running, and all Minnesota sports teams.



Paula Murphy - Secretary

Ms. Murphy joined the Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority that oversees the Reno-Tahoe International Airport and Reno-Stead Airport in 2013 as an Internal Auditor.  Previously, she worked in banking as a Commercial Bank Examiner for the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, as an Internal Auditor for a community bank in Truckee, California, and as a credit analyst for U.S. Bank.  While raising her two children, she had a contract loan underwriting business, was a girl scout leader, Treasurer for the KidZone Children's Museum, and Treasurer for a Parent Faculty Association.  

Ms. Murphy graduated from the California State University, Chico, and earned a B.S. in Business Administration in Business Policy.  She also is a Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Government Auditing Professional, Commissioned Commercial Bank Examiner, and member of the Biggest Little Talkers Toastmasters Club.

In 2018, Ms. Murphy joined the AAIA Board, and has been a member since 2013.  In 2018, she became the Assistant Treasurer and in 2019 the IT Coordinator.  She chairs the Information Technology Committee and is on the Membership and Conference Committees.

She enjoys spending time with her family, reading, and hanging out with friends.

Arturo Arispe - Treasurer

Mr. Arispe joined San Antonio Airport System (SAAS) in 2012 and promoted to Compliance Manager in 2017. SAAS is owned and operated by the City of San Antonio and is home to two airports, San Antonio International Airport (SAT) and Stinson Municipal Airport (SSF), which is the second oldest continuing operating general aviation airport in the country. Prior to joining the City of San Antonio organization, he worked for the Texas State Auditor’s Office and has more than 15 years auditing experience.

Mr. Arispe attended Concordia Lutheran University in Austin, Texas, where he earned a Bachelor’s in Accounting.

In 2012, Mr. Arispe joined the AAIA and is a current member of the Conference and Education Committees. 

He enjoys boating, fishing, baseball, grilling, and traveling with his wife.



Want to Join the Board?

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Annual Business Meeting

Attend the upcoming Annual Business Meeting virtually to learn about accomplishments, goals, and the results of the election.


Here is link for more information: ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING