Committee Opportunities

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 the most and e-mail our CBSI Chair, Ryan Hofer at [email protected].

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.