Connect your Public Member with the Community
I.C.E. Members can add their Public Member to your organizational profile so they can connect and access the following resources. For assistance adding a public member to your organization's profile, contact the firstname.lastname@example.org
I.C.E. Public Member Network Quarterly Meetings
The Public Member Committee hosts quarterly networking calls for public members and other interested parties.
Networking Calls are hosted on Zoom the second Tuesday of March, June, September, and December at 1:00 pm ET/10:00 am PT.
The Public Member Network Calls are recorded. Access past calls to listen to discussions on Integrating Public Memembers in the Standard Setting Process, What Should Public Members Know about Recertification, and an Update on the PCC.
Access Archive of Network Calls
Ben Shimberg was an inspiration to a generation of consumer advocates because of his commitment to making credentialing and regulatory institutions accountable to the public. Ben believed appointing well-chosen public members, orienting them to their role, and supplying them with resources would serve that end. I.C.E. (then NOCA) gave Ben its Lifetime Achievement Award in 2000.
Ben was the first chair of the Citizen Advocacy Center’s Board of Directors until his death, when CAC established in his memory the Benjamin Shimberg Public Service Award to honor individuals whose careers and contributions exemplify the principles Ben stood for. It is no surprise that several I.C.E. leaders have received the award, including Denise Roosendaal in 2018.
Since 2004, CAC has presented the Shimberg Award at its annual meeting, an event CAC discontinued in 2020. Not wanting the award in Ben’s memory to fade away, I.C.E. welcomed the opportunity to present the Ben Shimberg award at its annual Exchange. Shimberg Award recipients deliver a brief lecture on the occasion. This will occur at the I.C.E. Public Member Network Zoom meeting on March 14, 2023. The event is open to all.
The 2022 Ben Shimberg Public Service Award recipient is Tom Granatir, VP for Policy and External Relations at the American Board of Medical Specialties. Responsible for policy, advocacy, and public affairs, Tom interacts with the full spectrum of the organization’s stakeholders, including consumer advocates and public members. Tom is honored with this award “For his career-long commitment to advancing public health, his appreciation for the importance of having the consumer’s voice at the table, and his encouragement of public members in governance and policy making.”
Tuesday, March 14, 2023
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm ET
Save the Date for the 2023 I.C.E. Exchange, October 24-27 in Colorado Springs
Complimentary Registration Offer for Public Members
- Public members play a critical role on certification governing boards. If the President/CEO of a certification organization signs up for a full conference registration, I.C.E. will offer one (1) complimentary registration to the organization’s public member.
- Public members have several opportunities to gather as a group at the I.C.E. Exchange to share experiences and ideas, and to suggest topics they would like to see addressed at the next year’s Exchange.