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Seeking Nominees: Universal GEOINT Certification Governance Board

Posted on July 26, 2017 with 0 comments

The Universal GEOINT Certification Governance Board (CGB), an advisory body to USGIF and its Universal GEOINT Certification Program, is seeking nominees with a background in government and/or industry to serve as members.

The CGB is responsible for all of the program’s essential certification decisions, including reviewing and approving the development and ongoing maintenance of all program policies, procedures, and content, and provides guidance and structure to the vision and marketing of the program.

See requirements and guidelines to become a member of the CGB

Interested individuals should email to self-nominate by Aug. 11.

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USGIF’s Certified GEOINT Professional (CGP) Certifications Earn Third Party Accreditation

Posted on July 24, 2017 with 0 comments

USGIF’s Certified GEOINT Professional (CGP) certifications were recently granted accreditation by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA), the accrediting body of the Institute for Credentialing Excellence (ICE).

NCCA is a third party accrediting organization and its Standards for the Accreditation of Certification Programs were created in 1977 and updated in 2003 to ensure certification programs adhere to modern standards of practice for the certification industry. USGIF joins an elite group of more than 120 organizations representing more than 270 programs that have received and maintained NCCA accreditation.

“Having a third party look at our program lends credibility and gravitas to our certifications,” said Dr. Darryl Murdock, USGIF’s vice president of professional development. “The fact that the program is NCCA-accredited speaks volumes of the professionalism of our team, and is yet another example of the value USGIF brings to our professional development offerings.”

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International Spy Museum Appoints USGIF CEO to Advisory Board

Posted on July 19, 2017 with 0 comments

The International Spy Museum recently appointed USGIF CEO Keith J. Masback to its Advisory Board.

The Advisory Board assists the International Spy Museum in ensuring authenticity and accuracy in its depiction of the history and tradecraft of espionage. The Advisory Board includes leading intelligence experts, scholars, and practitioners, and advises the museum in planning for the institution, from collection building to program development. New board members are chosen for their expertise in specific intelligence disciplines.

“I’m humbled at this opportunity to assist the International Spy Museum given its broad reach and impactful approach to telling the multi-disciplinary story of the tradecraft of spying,” Masback said.

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