Our members are highly engaged, with several hundred members volunteering their time to further the mission of CES. Below are the Board and non-Board committees as well as two current working groups. We also form other working groups and task forces to work on timely issues and initiatives.
This committee assists the Board of Directors in fulfilling its oversight responsibilities in the areas of financial reporting, internal control systems and the annual audit processes.
This committee assists the Board of Directors in fulfilling its oversight responsibilities regarding communication to members, the promotion of CES and membership services.
This committee supports our efforts and initiatives to demonstrate leadership in the areas by modeling, advocating for and implementing the adoption of practices, policies and principles for equity, diversity, inclusion and environmental sustainability.
This committee oversees the direction and management of our property, business and affairs between meetings of the Board of Directors.
This committee ensures the Board of Directors fulfills its legal, ethical and functional responsibilities through adequate governance policy development and monitoring of Board activities and processes.
This committee assists the Board of Directors in fulfilling its responsibilities in the areas of professional development and continuous learning for members.
This Board is an integral component of the Professional Designations Program (PDP). The Board’s role is to make timely and equitable decisions on applications and appeals for the Credentialed Evaluator designation using established guidelines and criteria, as well as act as ambassadors for and contribute to the ongoing development of the PDP.
This Board supports the development, review and evaluation of the e-Institute courses.
This Working Group reviews and, as necessary, renews CES’s Ethical Guidance.
The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) is an international instrument adopted by the United Nations on September 13, 2007, to enshrine the rights that “constitute the minimum standards for the survival, dignity and well-being of the indigenous peoples of the world” (Article 43). This Working Group advances the implementation of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples within CES.