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NOTICE: 2021 NCCAOM Committees and Taskforces Are Full

Every year the NCCAOM reviews their committees and taskforces for possible additions of members or guests.

This process takes place throughout the year and positions are finalized early the following year.

All committees and taskforces are complete and full for the 2021 service year. However, if you would like to apply as an NCCAOM committee, taskforce or panel member for the 2022 service year, email your name and documents listed below and you will be added to a pipeline of individuals who may be considered for a future appointment.

Please complete the Volunteer or Subject Matter Expert (SME EDC) application on the nccaom.org website and send it along with your current resume or CV, a short bio and a professional headshot to [email protected]

Some of NCCAOM’s committee members have served the organization for many years in varying capacities, on various committees, taskforces or panels or as an NCCAOM Board Commissioner. Their work often goes unseen by the public, but they are an integral part of our organization. Beginning January 2021, we will occasionally feature one of our volunteers in our quarterly newsletter. We are truly grateful for their work and their service to the NCCAOM. To view the NCCAOM® Volunteer Spotlight click here!

Volunteering for the NCCAOM

NCCAOM Board of Commissioners. June 2021 Board Meeting.

Committees, Taskforces and Panels are established by the BOC (Board of Commissioners) to assist them in governing more efficiently. The Board establishes standing committees. Committees assist the Board by investigating, deliberating, and analyzing special issues on behalf of the Board. Committee initiatives allow for the majority of the Board’s work to take place between meetings which further allows the Commissioners to focus on the strategic goals and critical decisions of the organization. Occasionally taskforces or panels are created for a very specific time-limited purpose. A Taskforce is an ad hoc committee assigned by the Board of Commissioners to research a specific initiative. A special advisory group assigned by the Board of Commissioners to research/discuss a specific topic is considered a panel.

Examination Development Committees (EDCs) are established to provide exam development services. Members of the NCCAOM EDCs serve as Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) who offer their professional expertise in developing the NCCAOM Examination Item Banks and may assist with determining the minimum passing score for all examinations the NCCAOM offers.

For information on the NCCAOM volunteer policies, committee charges and responsibilities, as well as position descriptions the following volunteer resources are available:

Call for Nominations: 2022 NCCAOM Board of Commissioners

Commissioner Application

Board of Commissioner Position Description

General Volunteer Application

General SME EDC Application

NCCAOM® Volunteer Handbook

Please contact the NCCAOM Executive Office for more information on becoming an NCCAOM volunteer.

Committees, Task Forces and Panels

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NCCAOM committees, task forces and panels are appointed by the Board of Commissioners to assist them in governing more efficiently by investigating, deliberating, and analyzing special issues on behalf of the Board. Committee initiatives allow for the majority of the Board’s work to take place between meetings which allows the Commissioners to focus on the strategic goals and critical decisions of the organization.

  • Executive Committee
  • Finance/ Audit Committee
  • Governance Committee
  • Professional Ethics and Disciplinary Committee
  • Eligibility Committee
  • Research Committee
  • Council of Examination Development Committees
  • Acupuncture and Point Location Exam Development Committee
  • Chinese Herbology Exam Development Committee
  • Foundation of Oriental Medicine Exam Development Committee
  • Biomedicine Exam Development Committee
  • Reinstatement Taskforce
  • Advocacy and Regulatory Response Team
Volunteer Application
Commissioner Application