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IAABC Committees

To learn more about a committee and to see its members, click on the committee name below. If you are interested in joining a committee please contact our Volunteer Coordinator.

Application Review Committee

The Application Review Committee evaluates all applications for certification. Applications are received anonymously, and the reviewers score submissions against a rubric that assesses both practical experience and the critical thinking skills of the applicant.

Val Pollard
Val Pollard
Committee Chair

Education Committee

The Education Committee processes and reviews each application for continuing education units from education providers. They also communicate with other organizations for approval of courses and submission of continuing education units for those who have taken qualifying courses.

Rochelle Burtt, CBCC-KA
Rochelle Burtt, CBCC-KA
Committee Chair

Ethics Committee

The Ethics Committee reviews and thoroughly researches any complaints submitted regarding members in good standing in the organization. In the event that violations are found, the Committee acts in accordance with the Ethics Policy Guidelines of the IAABC.

Ruth Crisler
Ruth Crisler
Committee Chair

Library Committee

The Library committee purchases and shares with members textbooks, papers and other educational source materials. A unique member benefit, this committee of IAABC "librarians" ensures our members have access to seminal material not easily accessed or affordable.

Katrin Andberg Hawkins CDBC, CBCC-KA
Katrin Hawkins CDBC, CBCC-KA
Committee Co-Chair
Melinda Lee
Melinda Lee
Committee Co-Chair

Live Chat Committee

The Live Chat committee staffs the web site's live chat feature, responding to site visitors' questions and queries about the organization.

Patricia Thorp
Patricia Thorp
Committee Chair