Certification Updates

CFP Board Seeks Nominees for 2008 Board of Directors

Mar 19, 2007

The Nominating Committee of Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. (CFP Board) seeks individuals to serve on CFP Board's Board of Directors beginning in January 2008. Board of Directors members serve four-year terms on CFP Board's governing body, and the majority of Board members must hold CFP® certification.

Each year only two to four new Board positions are available. To complement the experience of the existing Board members, the Committee would like to see qualified nominees who are leaders in financial planning and have a passion for how CFP® professionals can benefit the public.

Those interested in being considered for membership CFP Board's Board of Directors may visit CFP Board’s Web site at to learn more and complete an online application form. The deadline for submitting a completed application form is April 15, 2007. Selected candidates will be interviewed by the Committee during the summer, and final selections will be made by the Board of Directors this fall.

The mission of Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. is to help people benefit from competent, professional and ethical financial planning. CFP Board owns the certification marks CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and federally registered CFP (with flame design) in the U.S., which it awards to individuals who successfully complete CFP Board's initial and ongoing certification requirements. CFP Board currently authorizes more than 54,500 individuals to use these marks in the United States.