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Chapter Leadership

Chapter Officer
Purpose/Rationale The (ISC)² Chapter Program provides (ISC)² members and non-members the opportunity to connect with like-minded individuals, educate on security topics and trends, inspire others to pursue the professional, and secure the general public by promoting cybersecurity awareness. Through its chapters, (ISC)² advances its vision of inspiring a safe and secure cyber world by extending programs and services to local communities around the world.
Responsibilities/Expectations  Chapter officers manage chapter operations and address the needs and expectations of their members, the (ISC)² organization and the local community. Officers should lead by example and encourage other members to participate in chapter activities.
(ISC)² Membership Required Yes
Qualifications/Skills Required Only (ISC)² members can hold the positions of President, Secretary, Treasurer and Membership Chair, as well as Vice President. Other board positions can be held by non-(ISC)² credentialed members.
  • Chartering Chapter Orientation is provided for starting a new chapter; New Official Chapter Orientation is provided once a chartering chapter receives its official charter
  • Currently, individual officer training is provided upon request.
  • Time Requirement Varies by chapter
    Travel Requirement Travel to in-person chapter meetings
    Start/End Date(s) Terms typically last 1-3 years, depending on the chapter’s bylaws
    CPE Credit(s) 1 Group B
    1 CPE per 1 hour of service
    CPE Submission Process Self-submit via Member Portal (or bulk submissions by the chapter for meetings consisting of 3 or more individuals)
    • Category: Professional Development
    • Choose: Chapter Formation or Management
    • Earn CPE credits
    • Develop or enhance leadership skills
    • Gain experience that can be added to your resume/CV
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