The ACFE is the world’s largest anti-fraud organization and premier provider of anti-fraud training and education. Together with nearly 85,000 members, the ACFE is reducing business fraud worldwide and inspiring public confidence in the integrity and objectivity within the profession.

If you are looking to become a leader in the New Jersey anti-fraud community, the New Jersey Chapter 9 is a great place to start! Through the New Jersey Chapter, you can participate in great networking opportunities, quality and affordable local CPE training, mentoring opportunities, promoting fraud awareness in your community, as well as leadership roles.

GENERAL ELIGIBILITY

All applicants are subject to approval by the Corporation and the Chapter Board of Directors. No person shall be eligible to participate in the Chapter as a member or an affiliate if that person is currently expelled or suspended from the Association or any other Chapter of the Association. All applicants must complete and submit a written application, pay applicable Chapter dues, and agree to abide by these Bylaws and the operational guidelines established by the Corporation.

 Qualifications for Membership:

  1. Certified Fraud Examiners (“CFE”) Chapter Membership        $35 (USD) Annually
  2. Associate Chapter Membership                                                 $35 (USD) Annually
  3. Chapter Affiliate                                                                           $45 (USD) Annually
  4. Student Chapter Affiliate                                                             $15 (USD) Annually

(1) Certified Fraud Examiners. Any Certified Fraud Examiner of the Association who is in good standing may be a member of the Chapter under the terms set forth in these Bylaws. Certified Fraud Examiners may hold any Chapter office and shall have voting rights. Only Certified Fraud Examiners may hold the office of president or serve as training director. If deemed appropriate, the Board of Directors may allow one Certified Fraud Examiner to hold both of these positions. You must be a CFE in good standing with the National ACFE organization.

(2) Associate Members. Any person who is an associate member of the Association in good standing may be a member of the Chapter under the terms set forth in these Bylaws. Associate members may be granted Chapter voting rights and the right to hold Chapter offices other than president. You must be an Associate Member in good standing with the National ACFE organization.

(3) Chapter Affiliate. The Chapter Board of Directors, at its discretion, may allow other interested parties to become affiliates of the Chapter under the terms set forth below. Affiliates are those parties, regardless of their field of endeavor, who desire to align themselves with the Chapter.

Affiliates of the Chapter are not required to meet all the qualifications and requirements for membership in the Chapter or the Association, but are encouraged to do so. The Chapter Board of Directors may assess appropriate dues for affiliates and may establish other requirements for participation by affiliates as it deems appropriate.

You are neither a CFE nor an Associate Member. Affiliates of the Chapter shall not be, nor represent themselves to be, members of the Chapter, shall have no Chapter voting rights, and shall not be eligible to hold any Chapter office.

(4) Student Chapter Affiliate.  Student Chapter Affiliates are not required to meet all the qualifications and requirements for membership in the Chapter or the Association, but are encouraged to do so. The Chapter Board of Directors may assess appropriate dues for affiliates and may establish other requirements for participation by affiliates as it deems appropriate. You must be a full-time student in an audit, accounting, criminal justice, business and/or law enforcement program.  You are neither a CFE nor an Associate Member. Not eligible for voting in local/national elections to hold office.

Dual Membership and Transfers of Membership. The Board of Directors may decide whether to allow members or affiliates from another Chapter to join as members or affiliates of its Chapter. Individual participation in one Chapter may be transferred to another Chapter, subject to the rules and regulations of both Chapters and the Corporation.

Get involved and join us today, the ACFE New Jersey Chapter!!