LEXINGTON, Ky., March 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Twelve International Coach Federation (ICF) Chapters were announced as 2015 Chapter Recognition honorees at a March 3, 2016, ceremony held during ICF's 2016 Global Leaders Forum in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA.
The 2015 ICF Chapter Recognition honorees are:
- ICF Australasia
- ICF Hungary
- ICF Jakarta
- ICF New York City
- ICF Ohio Valley
- ICF Québec
- ICF Raleigh Area
- ICF Singapore
- ICF Spain
- ICF United Kingdom
- ICF Vancouver
- ICF Venezuela
"ICF's 130-plus chapters are committed to advancing the art and science of professional coaching and to supporting their members. This year's honorees represent every region where ICF has a presence. They have worked tirelessly to further ICF's mission by engaging in strategic partnerships and media and PR campaigns, ensuring professional development for their boards, responding directly to members' needs, and bringing coaching to populations that otherwise may not have participated. The breadth and scope of their activities are amazing, as is their innovative and caring spirit," ICF Global CEO/Executive Director Magdalena Mook said.
2015 marked the inaugural year for ICF's Chapter Recognition process. Honorees were selected on the basis of their 2015 chapter activity reports and evaluated according to the organization's criteria for high-performing chapters.
Honorees were selected by a panel of ICF volunteers from around the globe. The 2015 ICF Chapter Recognition panel of judges included:
- Jane Bishop, ACC (USA)
- Kara Exner, PCC (Canada)
- Eliane Fierro, PCC (Mexico)
- Susan Hahn, PCC (USA)
- Isabel Cristina Jaramillo Velez, PCC (Colombia)
- Ashu Khanna, PCC (India)
- Clodagh Swanson, ACC (Ireland)
The International Coach Federation (ICF) is dedicated to advancing the coaching profession by setting high ethical standards, providing independent certification and building a worldwide network of credentialed coaches across a variety of coaching disciplines. ICF is active in representing all facets of the coaching industry, including Executive, Life, Leadership, Relationship and Career Coaching. Its 25,000-plus members located in more than 135 countries work toward the common goal of enhancing awareness of coaching, upholding the integrity of the profession, and continually educating themselves with the newest research and practices.
Abby Tripp Heverin, ICF Global Communications and Awards Manager
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SOURCE International Coach Federation