AMCA Certification Board

The AMCA Certification Board was established in 2013 to be an autonomous and independent board of the AMCA, LLC. The AMCA Certification Board complies with national accreditation standards set by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA).

The Certification Board has independent decision-making authority for all essential certification program policies which include:

  • Eligibility requirements for initial certification
  • Recertification, or renewal, requirements for maintaining certification
  • Examination content, development, and cut scores
  • Examination administration
  • Complaint, grievance, and disciplinary processes
  • Certification program related committees and subject matter expert panels
  • Certification Board meeting rules, agendas, meetings, and board policies
  • Published information related to certification and recertification
Second Photo: Cover photo form Policy and Procedure Handbook

The AMCA Certification Board is made up of highly qualified volunteers who are experienced, respected individuals and leaders in their profession. The composition of the Certification Board includes voting members, a Board Chair, and Vice Chair and the Executive Director (non-voting).

The AMCA Certification Board includes a representation of various stakeholder groups including certified members from the professions, the public, and the healthcare industry. The Certification Board operates in the best interest of the public, the industry and certified members of the AMCA by establishing clear guidelines, quality testing materials, and policies and procedures.

Certification Board Purpose Statement:

  • Judy Vasquez
    Board Chair, Certified Board Member, Nominating Committee Chair
    Credentials: PTC
  • Deborah Goulian
    Public Board Member
  • Alexandra Della Terza
    Healthcare Representative Board Member
  • Herman Elliot
    Certified Board Member
    Credentials: MAAC, BCSC, PHIC, CMAAC
  • Marcus Loureiro
    Certified Board Member
    Credentials: ETC
  • Glen Rada
    Certified Board Member
    Credentials: CMAC, PTC, ETC
  • Zia Rivera-Clarkson
    Certified Board Member
    Credentials: BCSC, EHRC, MAAC
  • Colleen Geehan
    Certified Board Member
    Credentials: PIC
  • Carlie Davies
    Executive Director (non-voting)