Certification Council Nominations
The Certification Council is now accepting nominations to fill three upcoming positions. The terms and responsibilities of the positions are as follows:
3 year term
Certificant Representatives are voting members who serve to represent those who hold certifications granted by IAHCSMM and the Certification Council.
Certificant Representatives will hold, at minimum, CRCST certification and membership with IAHCSMM. Additional certifications, such as the CIS or CHL, are encouraged, but not required. Previous experience as a test development committee member, or Subject Matter Expert (SME), is preferred, but not required. A minimum of 3-5 years of Central Service experience is preferred, but not required, as is a minimum of 3-5 years of certification.
2 year term
Industry Stakeholders are voting members who serve to represent appropriate stakeholder groups such as (but not limited to) hospital administrators, infection control specialists, or representatives from such associations as AORN, AAMI, AST, or SGNA. Specific stakeholder groups represented may vary over time.
Industry stakeholders may be IAHCSMM members, but membership is not required. Stakeholders may not hold IAHCSMM certification.
Nominations may be submitted below. Nominations will be accepted through December 14, 2018, and voting will take place the following week. Nominees will be notified of election results, and newly elected Council members will take office, during the first week of January. Individuals are welcome to nominate themselves or a colleague/co-worker. Individuals who accept nominations will be asked to submit additional information.
For more details regarding the duties and composition of the Council, please see the Duties & Responsibilities page.