The work of the Certification Board is divided into a number committees so volunteers can make a difference without a large time burden. Please consider what interests you most and contact us for more information.
Accreditation Committee – Makes application to the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA). NCCA “ensures the health welfare and safety of the public through the accreditation of a variety of certification programs/organizations that assess professional competence.” Chairperson: Currently open, although we have received interested from several experienced practitioners to work on this project.
Certification Policy Committee – Develops and reviews candidate eligibility and qualification requirements.
Exam Communications Subcommittees:
- Marketing Sub-Committee – Creates materials to recruit exam takers. Promotes exam with schools and practitioners. When exams are scheduled, passes to Exam Administration.
- Practitioner Relations Sub-Committee – Communicates with BCSI practitioners about how to best use their Certification including use of symbol, trademarking, and marketing issues.
- Website Sub-Committee – Revises and maintains the website including keeping list of BCSI practitioners and exam dates/locations current.
- Written Materials Sub-Committee – Revises materials such as Study Guide, Candidate Handbook and articles for the website and IASI newsletter.
Exam Development Subcommittees:
- Exam Revision Sub-Committee – Writes, organizes and refines items for the exam.
- Exam Administration Sub-Committee – Facilitates administration of the exam by training proctors and arranging exam locations.
- Finance Committee – Plans the budget, oversees financial affairs, and selects accounting firm for audits.
- Nominating Committee – Solicits nominations for the Board of Directors. We need two BCSI practitioners for this committee January 2010.
- Professional Practices Committee – Addresses disciplinary matters, investigates judicial matters concerning the Executive Committee, Board of Directors, and Code of Ethics if ambiguities or disputes arise.