Third Party Risk Association
Furthering the profession of third party risk through knowledge sharing and networking.
The Third Party Risk Association was created out of a necessity to build a community of like-minded third party risk professionals to allow for the sharing of best practices, exchanging of ideas, and influencing of an industry. This organization is a 501(c)(6) not-for-profit.
Activities in support of this purpose include, but are not limited to:
Promoting the value that third party risk professionals and practitioners add to their organizations;
Providing comprehensive professional, educational, and development opportunities, as well as standards and other professional practice guidance;
Researching, disseminating, and promoting to practitioners and stakeholders knowledge concerning third party risk and its appropriate role in control, risk management, and governance;
Educating practitioners and other relevant audiences on best practices in third party risk; and
Bringing together third party risk professionals and practitioners from all countries to share information, experiences, tools, and techniques.
The organization was formed by Jon Ehret and Julie Gaiaschi on October 22, 2018 and is headquartered in Iowa.
Practitioner - $199 / Year (Individual)
MEMBER MEETINGS: Interactive monthly calls to discuss a variety of third party risk topics decided upon by members.
CONFERENCES: In person and virtual conferences dedicated solely to third party risk topics.
KNOWLEDGE SHARING: Online interaction with your peers through membership forums and document databases.
TRAINING & AWARENESS: Virtual or onsite training sessions specially designed to enhance your third party programs. *COMING SOON
NETWORKING: Provided opportunities to share with and learn from others through special events and monthly newsletters. Post your job opportunities with us!
Vendor - $2000 / Year (Organizational - Three Representatives)
VENDOR CALLS: Participate in quarterly calls to discuss customer needs.
PRIORITY & DISCOUNT SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES: Be the first to sponsor conferences and receive discounted member rates, as well as priority positioning.
SURVEY & DEMO OPPORTUNITIES: Work with the TPRA staff to communicate to Practitioner Members the opportunity to respond to vendor surveys and participate in vendor demos.
PRACTITIONER MEETINGS: Access to attend select practitioner meetings.
Note: No Practitioner Member lists will be distributed to vendors unless they opt-in to providing information to vendors as a result of a TPRA event.
Student Membership - $75 / Year (Individual)
Receive all of the benefits of a Practitioner Membership! Must register using your student email account.
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Monthly Practitioner Member Calls
January 16, 2020 - Kick-Off Meeting
February 13, 2020
March 12, 2020
April 9, 2020
May 14, 2020
June 11, 2020
July 9, 2020
August 13, 2020
September 10, 2020
October 8, 2020
November 12, 2020
December 10, 2020
P.O. Box 824
Ankeny, Iowa 50021
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