The ICF Coaching Education Global Board of Directors is comprised of expert and industry leaders whose commitment, participation and leadership help move the coaching profession forward. As volunteer leaders, they play a critical role in ensuring that ICF Coaching Education serves as the global leader for the accreditation of coaching education organizations.
The 2022 Board of Directors has been appointed and is currently serving. If you’re interested in applying for the 2023 Board, more information will be posted here. Typically, the application, nomination and appointment process begins in late Summer and concludes by the end of the calendar year.
Envisioning a global hub for coach training program accreditation and standards, ICF Coaching Education’s mission is to lead the way in setting the standard for excellence and advancement of coaching education.
ICF Coaching Education is looking for individuals from diverse backgrounds, and with varied skill sets, perspectives and voices to help ICF Coaching Education fulfill its strategic vision. Individuals who are inspired by our mission should apply. We are looking for individuals who are motivated to contribute their expertise to grow ICF Coaching Education’s capacity and impact.
ICF Coaching Education is currently in year two of its three-year Strategic Plan (FY2021 – FY2023). There will be at least (2) two open positions for the ICF Coaching Education Board of Directors starting in January 2022. We are looking for individuals who are dedicated to excellence in coach training and education.
To be eligible to serve on the board, please review the following requirements:
ICF Coaching Education’s Board of Directors is a governance board. We expect board members to have the capacity to think and act as oversight and be future-oriented. It is important that all members collaborate well and engage in productive dialog. All members will be expected to commit to 3-5 hours of one-off and scheduled board meetings / working sessions per month.
ICF Coaching Education board members are expected to attend one (1) annual board meeting in person (time of year and location to be determined, especially during the COVID era). ICF Coaching Education shall offer each board member compensation to cover travel-related expenses to attend the annual in-person board meeting. ICF Coaching Education will also cover expenses related to any necessary board retreat. Such retreats, for instance, could include a strategic planning retreat that occurs every three years, which would be in addition to the annual in-person board meeting for the year.
Once appointed, ICF Coaching Education directors serve a two-year term and not more than two consecutive terms before a one-year break in service.
To be considered by the ICF Coaching Education Nominating Committee, each applicant is asked to submit an application. At the end of the application window, the Nominating Committee will review all applications. Select candidates may be asked to participate in an interview. After a thorough review, candidates will be notified of their application status, after which the approved Board Members will be announced.
Zoë MacLeod, ACC, (Canada)
Micki McMillan, MCC (USA)
Peter James, PCC (USA)
Secretary / Treasurer
Cristina Custodio, PCC (Puerto Rico)
Avni Martin, MCC (Singapore)
Lynda Mansson, ACC (Switzerland)
Pamela Richarde, MCC (USA)
Lucas M. Davis, M.Ed., CAE (USA)
Vice President, ICF Coaching Education
Pat Mathews, MCC, (USA)
Chair, ICF Global Board of Directors
Magdalena Nowicka Mook, (USA)
We, at ICF Coaching Education, celebrate and honor diversity. We commit to inspiring and holding accountable coach training institutions to provide safe learning spaces that are inclusive and fair for all faculty, staff and coach-students to thrive. We do so in alignment with the overarching one ICF commitment to place diversity, inclusion, belonging and justice at the forefront of everything we do.