IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants) is a mission-driven organization that couldn’t exist without the time, talent, and expertise of volunteers. IMA welcomes active members, from a variety of career levels and diverse backgrounds. Members are invited to explore the many opportunities for volunteer service, some that are multi-year commitments and others that require just a few hours of time. Visit the Volunteering with IMA webpage to learn more.

Call for Committee Volunteers

IMA is currently looking for members to serve on its numerous Technical Committees and Standing Advisory Committees. The deadline for submitting applications for these committees is March 29, 2019.

Other ongoing volunteer opportunities include:
IMA Leadership Academy Faculty
Campus Influencers
Campus Advocates
Student Chapter Leader
Product Pilot Tester
Research Panel
CMA/CSCA Item Writer
Social Media Ambassador
Judges for Student Case Competition
Reviewers for Scholarships and Memorial Education Fund Grants

Nominations to Open Soon for IMA Global Awards

Know someone who’s an outstanding volunteer? Someone who empowers others and exemplifies the spirit of service through their leadership, commitment, and creativity?

Beginning in April, members are invited to nominate outstanding volunteers for the prestigious IMA Global Awards. The award nomination page will open on April 1, and the deadline for the submission of nominations is April 19, 2019. Note that members must be nominated by another IMA member; IMA will not accept self-nominations. The categories are:
  • IMA Champion: provides volunteer service “above and beyond the call of duty”
  • Exemplary Board Member: serves as an example for all Board members to follow
  • Lifetime Achievement Award: shows extraordinary leadership and dedication to IMA over a lifetime of service
  • Exemplary Young Professional: displays an “outstanding and creative approach to problem solving”
Pat Stefanczyk, CAE, IMA vice president of governance and volunteer relations, said, “The IMA Global Awards celebrate the sacrifice and excellence of our outstanding volunteers. This year’s awards are particularly special, as they come as we celebrate the 100th Anniversary of IMA’s founding. We invite all members to put forth the names of those individuals who stand out from their peers and inspire all of us through the example they set.”

For more information, please visit IMA Global Awards on the IMA website. For questions, please email