CFP Board Seeks Nominations for 2009 Board of Directors

Certification Updates

CFP Board Seeks Nominations for 2009 Board of Directors

May 09, 2008

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 2009. 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 on CFP Board's Board of Directors may download an application form and return it to CFP Board by fax, or 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 May 23, 2008, and all related documentation must be received by June 13, 2008.

Selected candidates will be interviewed by the Committee during the summer, and final selections will be made by the Board of Directors this fall.

If you submitted an application in years past and would like to be considered for the 2009 Board of Directors, please complete the online application to express your continued interest.

The mission of Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. is to benefit the public by granting the CFP® certification and upholding it as the recognized standard of excellence for personal 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 57,000 individuals to use these marks in the United States.

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