The primary function of our committees is to develop and implement programs to achieve the goals and objectives of our organization. Our committees include volunteer leaders who are members of The Institute, and are elected for service through the annual nomination process.
Following are brief summaries of the committee missions. The committee members encourage and welcome member feedback and suggestions to ensure that we are serving your needs and meeting your expectations. Just click on the email link within each committee description to submit your message to a staff liaison who will forward your message promptly to the committee chair and members.
Ask the experts
Ask the experts is responsible for reviewing, collaborating on, and responding to questions submitted by members through the web site, in support of the advancement of financial operation professionals and associates. Team members are asked to provide prompt responses that include varying viewpoints. Responses to the question are posted in our online Resource Center for access by our members. Contact us at: ask the experts for more information or with inquiries.
The certification committee is responsible for ensuring the accuracy and integrity of the CAPP and CAPA certification programs, and for the development, maintenance, and administration of the exams and their content. The committee has designated The Institute as the official administrator of the CAPP and CAPA candidate application/registration process, certificate issuance, and maintenance of the certification database for all necessary record keeping. Contact us at: certification committee for more information or with inquiries.
Chapter advisory committee
The chapter advisory committee is responsible for assisting chapter leadership as a resource, enabling chapters to meet their objectives, and ensuring that effective strategies are developed to address issues and opportunities at the chapter level. Contact us at: chapter advisory committee for more information or with inquiries.
Editorial advisory committee
The editorial advisory committee is committed to ensuring excellence in publications of The Institute, including but not limited to Financial Operations Matters. Committee members support the content of the publications by recruiting, encouraging, and supporting writers and subject matter experts from among the members and other stakeholders of The Institute, as well as committee members' professional contacts and/or clients. Contact us at: editorial advisory committee for more information or with inquiries.
Exhibitor advisory committee
The exhibitor advisory committee serves to advise The Institute regarding issues and concerns affecting exhibitors who participate with our organization. Exhibitors are encouraged to share their viewpoints and concerns with us. This committee provides a communication link between The Institute and exhibitors. Contact us at: exhibitor advisory committee for more information or with inquiries.
The education committee is committed to providing an exceptional educational experience through our conference and e-learning programs by offering guidance, suggestions, and expertise on key topics and market needs. The committee is responsible for reviewing, validating, and ensuring the accuracy and integrity of all continuing education materials managed and sponsored by The Institute in support of the advancement of financial operation professionals and associates. Contact us at: education committee for more information or with inquiries.
Membership advisory committee
The mission of the membership advisory committee is to establish open communication between The Institute and its members. The committee works with staff to better understand the interests and needs of members and to help exceed their expectations. The committee develops new and innovative ways to attract new members, as well as retain current membership. Contact us at: membership advisory committee for more information or with inquiries.
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