Workgroups are established by the Board of Directors and are assigned a specific charge and outcomes to be completed within a designated period of time. Workgroup members have knowledge, skills, and expertise in a particular area of strategic importance to the Council. The workgroup chair reports to the Board of Directors through the President Elect.
The Diversity Workgroup is charged with recommending: (1) outcome metrics and processes for the Board of Directors to determine its and CEC’s effectiveness in advancing diversity within the field and organization; (2) information and standards or criteria for making this determination; and (3) the mechanism(s) to provide input to and assist the Board with its diversity responsibilities and initiatives.
Rachael (Raquel) Gonzales - Chair
Membership Categories Workgroup
The Membership Categories Workgroup is charged with reviewing and revising a proposed membership model developed by CEC staff to ensure that the model reflects the Board’s identified principles for reviewing and revising the Council’s current membership categories and recommending changes.
Michael Hardman - Co-Chair
James Heiden - Co-Chair (Treasurer)
Professional Standards Workgroup
The Professional Standards Workgroup is charged with: (1) examining the process by which CEC’s professional standards are developed and implemented and determining whether such process ensures that: (a) all sets of CEC standards are well integrated and based on the same or a similar conceptual framework, (b) represent the current practices for developing and implementing professional standards, and (c) any standards developed for CEC are consistent with the current and future direction for professional standards; and (2) determining if revisions may be necessary based upon an examination of the process and structure of the existing sets of professional standards.
Betty Epanchin – Chair