Professional Affiliations

The International Coach Federation (ICF) is the primary body representing coaches around the world. It has over 5,000 members in thirty-five countries. The ICF maintains certification standards for personal and business coaches, and strives to protect the integrity and professionalism of the coaching profession.

You can learn more about the ICF from their web site:

The Coaches Training Institute (CTI) is the premiere training organization for the coaching profession. They espouse a strong co-active development philosophy between client and coach. I have attended their sessions in Providence, Rhode Island; Atlanta, Georgia; and Chicago, Illinois.

You can learn more about CTI from their web site:

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world's largest association devoted to human resource management. Representing more than 180,000 individual members, the Society's mission is to serve the needs of HR professionals by providing the most essential and comprehensive resources available. SHRM currently has more than 500 affiliated chapters within the United States and members in more than 100 countries.

You can learn more about SHRM from their web site:

The Capital Region Human Resource Association is my local SHRM chapter. With over 500 members, it is very active in aiding and educating HR professionals in the Capital District of New York. CRHRA is consistently awarded Merit or Superior Merit Chapter status by SHRM.

You can learn more about the CRHRA from their web site:

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Business Network International Business Network International (BNI) is a business and professional networking organization that offers members the opportunity to share ideas, contacts and most importantly, referrals. Click here for the web site of the Diamond Referral Network, my local chapter. Click here to learn more about my BNI chapter partners.

You can learn more about BNI corporate from their web site: