Certification Steering Committee

The Steering Committee was established to oversee and review the certification program annually or as often as deemed necessary by the Co-Chairs of the Committee. It directs modifications and improvements to the program curriculum, operation, and reviews accusations concerning inappropriate actions by certified specialists or persons seeking to be certified. The committee has authority concerning prohibiting persons from seeking certification and authority concerning punishment of certified specialists, ranging from verbal reprimand to de-certification. The Committee performs other duties as required to successfully implement and continue the Certification Program.