Chapter Officer


The ISC2 Chapter Program provides ISC2 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, ISC2 advances its vision of inspiring a safe and secure cyber world by extending programs and services to local communities around the world.


Chapter officers manage chapter operations and address the needs and expectations of their members, the ISC2 organization, and the local community. Officers should lead by example and encourage members to participate in chapter activities.

ISC2 Membership Requirement


Skills Required

Only ISC2 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-ISC2 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

Terms typically last 1-3 years, depending on the chapter’s bylaws


CPE Credit(s)

Group B, 1 CPE per 1 hour of work

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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