searching for individuals to fill volunteer positions on our Board of
Commissioners and Division Boards. All
positions adhere to the Code of Ethics of the Health Education Profession. The
terms of these positions will begin on January 1, 2017. NCHEC seeks individuals from a variety of
practice settings on all boards: school, medical care, business/industry,
academia and community. Elections will
be held in August 2016. Consider
nominating yourself or encouraging a peer to take this opportunity. The deadline to receive nominations is June
Division Board for Professional
Development (DBPD): One
Director: 5-year term. The DBPD is comprised of seven individuals
responsible for oversight of the recertification and annual renewal
procedures. More specifically, the DBPD
recommends policies and procedures related to the designation of continuing
education providers, recertification and the annual renewal of CHES/MCHES;
recommends fees for recertification, annual renewal and provider designation;
and assures that the processes are monitored and periodically evaluated. Interest or experience in the development or
delivery of continuing education programs for health educators is
Division Board for Certification of
Health Education Specialists (DBCHES): Three Directors: 5-year term. The DBCHES is comprised
of 11 individuals responsible for the credentialing examination. More specifically, the DBCHES assures a
periodic review and evaluation of certification and examination processes;
recommends policies and procedures for administering the CHES and the MCHES
examinations; participates in item-writing workshops and on-going online item-writing
assignments, and ensures that NCHEC’s testing meets acceptable standards. Interest or experience in item-writing and
exam construction is preferred. The
MCHES credential is required to serve on this Board.
Division Board for Professional
Preparation and Practice (DBPPP): Two
Directors: 5-year terms. The DBPPP is comprised of seven individuals
responsible for promoting professional preparation. More specifically, the DBPPP works with
colleges, universities and accrediting agencies to improve professional
preparation programs and promote best practices in health education settings,
and monitors and updates the certification application and eligibility review
process. Interest or experience with the
credentialing process and with professional preparation is preferred.
Requirements for all
CHES/MCHES certification (Note: DBCHES Directors must be MCHES)
in monthly conference calls)
one face-to-face meeting (all expenses paid by NCHEC) per year –typically
this meeting spans a weekend (Thursday night –Sunday noon).
DBCHES may require two face- to-face meetings per year.
agendas, minutes and other documents and information to stay informed.
independent judgment on decisions presented and maintaining
on specific assignments/projects.
the work and mission of NCHEC, protecting confidentiality, and avoiding
conflict of interest.
If you are interested
in becoming a candidate, please contact Melissa Opp at: 888-624-3248 ext. 11 or
firstname.lastname@example.org or fill out a Nomination Form here.
Nomination deadline is June 15,