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Current Body of Knowledge and Competency (BoK-C) for the CPPO and CPPB   Click here for details

The UPPCC Board of Examiners (BOE) oversees the development and ongoing administration of the CPPO and CPPB examinations. The BOE is a group of appointed volunteer Subject Matter Experts who have the primary responsibility for developing and maintaining the certification examinations together with psychometric experts to ensure their integrity, validity, accuracy, and relevancy. The members of the BOE are also responsible for providing expertise in the evaluation of matters relating to certification, recertification, and revocation.

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The BOE is comprised of two sub-committees, the CPPO Team and the CPPB Team. It is led by co-chairs who serve as both members of the BOE and as Chairs of the BOE. The CPPO Team is responsible for test development activities relating only to the CPPO program while the CPPB Team is responsible for test development activities relating only to the CPPB program. CPPO Team members must at minimum be currently certified as a CPPO and CPPB Team members must at minimum be currently certified as a CPPB.

UPPCC Board of Examiners members serve three-year terms and may serve a maximum of 3 consecutive terms. All nominations are evaluated and approved by the UPPCC Board of Directors. If you are currently UPPCC certified and interested in serving on the Board of Examiners, please review the documents linked below for an in-depth description of this rewarding volunteer role and its responsibilities.

UPPCC Board of Examiners Position Description

UPPCC Conflict of Interest Policy

UPPCC Annual Conflict of Interest Disclosure Form

UPPCC Confidentiality Policy Agreement

If you meet the qualifications and are sincerely passionate about promoting and enhancing your profession, please complete a UPPCC Leadership Application to be considered by the UPPCC Board of Directors for appointment to the Board of Examiners.


Trish Rafuse, CPPO, CPPB
Bedford, Nova Scotia
Tim Slifka, CPPO, CPPB
Southlake, Texas
Zac Christensen, CPPO, CPPB
Core Team
Salt Lake City, Utah
Barb Grilli, CPPO, CPPB
Core Team
St. Petersburg, Florida

Francois  Emond, CPPO
Levis, Quebec
Kim Austin, CPPB
Staples, Minnesota
James Ferrell, CPPO
San Francisco, California
Brooke Green, CPPB
Punta Gorda, Florida
Greg Long, CPPO
Longwood, Florida
Andrea Lile, CPPB
Champaign, Illinois
Jelena Maric, CPPO
Airdrie, Alberta
Chelsea Robillard, CPPB
Boise, Idaho
Paige McDonald, CPPO, CPPB
Austin, Texas
Blake Skiles, CPPB
Rosenberg, Texas
David O'Neal, CPPO
Raleigh, North Carolina
Summer Wyllie-Vitt, CPPO, CPPB 
Melbourne, Florida
Stacy Sassman, CPPO, CPPB
Ames, Iowa
Pamela Simpkins, CPPO, CPPB
Roanoke, Virginia
Carla Smith, CPPO, CPPB
Virginia Beach, Virginia
David Wheeler, CPPO, CPPB
Orlando, Florida