Board of Directors Member


Provide strategic direction, governance, and oversight for the organization.


  • Determine the organization’s mission & purpose
  • Select the Executive Director (or CEO)
  • Support the chief executive and review his/her performance
  • Ensure effective organizational planning
  • Ensure adequate resources
  • Manage resources effectively
  • Determine and monitor the organization’s programs and services
  • Enhance the organization’s public image
  • Serve as a court of appeal
  • Assess its own performance

ISC2 Membership Requirement


Skills Required

Member in good standing. Member’s skills must match the needs required by the board.


Board orientation is provided at the beginning of term.

Time Requirement

  • Directors serve three-year terms, unless appointed to fill a vacancy
  • A director may serve up to six years in any 10-year period
  • Time required outside meetings = 10hrs/month

Travel Requirement

Travel to Board meetings is required quarterly.

Start/End Date

January 1 – December 31


CPE Credit(s)

40 Group A CPE credits per year

CPE Submission Process

Self-submit via Member Portal

  • Category: Contributions to the Profession
  • Choose: Board Services for a Professional Security Organization
  • Details: title, years of service, position, credits


Be part of a diverse group of directors playing a key strategic role in the oversight of the organization.

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