LEXINGTON, Ky., March 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Thirteen International Coach Federation (ICF) Chapters were announced as 2016 Chapter Recognition honorees at a March 23, 2017, ceremony held during ICF's 2017 Global Leaders Forum in Warsaw, Poland.
The 2016 ICF Chapter Recognition honorees are:
- ICF Colombia
- ICF Houston
- ICF Los Angeles
- ICF Minnesota
- ICF Oman
- ICF Raleigh
- ICF Singapore
- ICF Spain
- ICF Switzerland
- ICF Toronto
- ICF Turkey
- ICF United Kingdom
- ICF Vancouver
The Raleigh, Singapore, Spain, United Kingdom and Vancouver Chapters were all two-time honorees, having previously been recognized as part of ICF's inaugural 2015 recognition program.
"Every day our chapters remind us through their actions that ICF members are connected by our common humanity and by our common desire to support our members through intentionally building a community strengthened by our core values of integrity, excellence, collaboration and respect. This year we honor chapters who have embodied the mission, vision and purpose of ICF by serving as ambassadors for professional coaching and connecting their members to resources and opportunities within the local, national, regional and global coaching community. We are thrilled to celebrate these amazing chapters and recognize their contributions to our global coaching community and in advancing our vision of a thriving society through coaching," Colmon Elridge III, ICF Vice President of Global Development and Membership, said.
Honorees were selected based on their annual chapter activity reports and evaluated according to ICF's criteria for high-performing chapters.
Honorees were selected by a panel of ICF volunteers from around the globe. The 2016 ICF Chapter Recognition panel of judges included:
- Clara Beleiro, PCC
- Arty Coppes, PCC
- Catie Harrison, ACC
- Flame Schoeder, PCC
- Ricci Victorio, PCC
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 Vision and Enhancement, Leadership, Relationship, and Career Coaching. Its 30,000-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
SOURCE International Coach Federation