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CFP Board Seeks Qualified Candidates for 2011 Board of Directors

April 30, 2010

Washington, DC, May 1, 2010 – The Nominating Committee of Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. (CFP Board) seeks individuals to serve on CFP Board's Board of Directors beginning in January 2011. Board Directors serve four-year terms on CFP Board's governing body.

As the strategic governing body of the organization, the Board of Directors is responsible for furthering CFP Board’s mission and acts on behalf of the public, CFP® certificants and other stakeholders. The Board is the policy-making and oversight body of CFP Board.

Each year only two to four new Board positions are available. To complement the experience of the existing Board members, the Nominating Committee seeks qualified candidates who have the competencies to be an effective, strategically-focused leader on the Board and to successfully fulfill the roles and responsibilities of a Board Director.

Those interested in being considered for as a Director on CFP Board's Board of Directors may obtain more information on the position and candidate specifications by downloading the CFP Board Director Position and Candidate Specifications document and then completing the application form available at Completed forms may be sent to CFP Board by fax to 202-379-2302, by e-mail to or by mail to:

CFP Board
Attn: Tammy Turner
1425 K Street NW, Suite 500
Washington, DC 20005

The deadline for submitting a completed application form is June 18, 2010. Selected candidates will be interviewed by the Committee during the summer, and final selections will be made by the Board of Directors this fall.

If you submitted an application in years past and would like to be considered for the 2011 Board of Directors, please complete a new application form to express your continued interest.

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