National Commission for the
Certification of Crane Operators
Committed to Quality, Integrity, and Fairness in Testing since 1995




NCCCO Announces Call for Nominations for Board of Directors

April 11, 2019—The National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) is soliciting nominations through its Nominating Committee for a qualified individual to serve a three-year term on its Board of Directors. For the 2019–2021 term, there is one (1) position to be filled.


Function of the NCCCO Board of Directors. NCCCO certifications serve many stakeholders in crane-related operations, and the Board must have broad representation of its stakeholder interests. As the ultimate supervisory body of NCCCO, the Board of Directors establishes policy, and reviews all recommendations from the Commission for changes to its policies and procedures. The Board is also responsible for prosecuting the mission of NCCCO as stated in the bylaws of the organization, and has oversight of all fiscal matters.

Qualifications of Nominees. Qualified candidates will be able to align themselves with the NCCCO mission and bring the commitment necessary to further its goals through participation at the highest level of governance. Candidates will be able to document extensive managerial and supervisory experience in crane-related activities in construction and/or general industry. They will be accustomed to working within a committee consensus-building environment, and have a demonstrated understanding of, and skill working within, a committee structure. Candidates will also exhibit proficiency in the interpersonal and communication skills required of committee work.

Role of the Nominating Committee. The Nominating Committee is responsible for screening and selecting the most qualified individuals to serve on the Board. In the interest of fairness and consistency in the selection process, submission of an application and supporting documentation is required from all interested individuals.

Application Process. If you are interested in being considered for service on the Board of Directors, please review the Duties and Responsibilities of NCCCO Board Members (see below) and the Bylaws of the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators, as amended May 22, 2014 (in particular Articles IV and V), and submit your completed application packet (see below) to the Chairman, Nominations Committee, in care of the Chief Executive Officer at Deadline for receipt of applications is May 11, 2019.


In an effort to provide information to assist the Nominating Committee in selecting candidates for presentation to the NCCCO Board of Directors, individuals who are interested in being considered as a candidate for nomination to serve on the Board are required to complete this application packet. The Nominating Committee will review completed packets only, and will select candidates who best meet the qualifications for service on the Board. Candidates must submit the following documents:

The Nominating Committee may distribute any information submitted by the nominee in support of his/her nomination, along with other application materials, to the NCCCO Commission.

Note: Statement of Interest.

Interested individuals must provide a written statement of interest which should indicate the purpose of their candidacy and highlight their qualifications and experiences for service on the Board of Directors. The statement must be typed, between 250 and 500 words in length, and signed by the nominee, attesting to the accuracy of the information provided.


  1. Board members shall attend meetings and perform all committee assignments and other duties as required.
  2. Board members are responsible for learning and understanding the mission and purpose of NCCCO certifications.
  3. Board members are responsible for reading, understanding and complying with NCCCO policies and procedures and governance documents.
  4. Board members shall respect the confidentiality of written and verbal communications, and shall maintain the confidentiality of documents and information they receive in the course of their service.
  5. Board members shall sign a non-disclosure agreement, assignment and conflict-of-interest statement as a condition of service.
  6. Board members shall avoid personal and professional conflicts of interest; if at any point a conflict of interest arises, the Board member shall inform the President of the Board.
  7. Board members shall understand and accept their fiduciary responsibilities to NCCCO, the certification programs and the public served.
  8. Board members shall not speak or act for the Board without proper authorization.
  9. Once a decision has been made by the Board, all Board members should publicly support it. Each Board member has an obligation to help place NCCCO in the best possible light. Public comment, whether to a group or an individual, should be supportive of NCCCO’s decisions and activities. If a Board member nevertheless makes statements, expresses opinions or engages in conduct that is contrary to NCCCO’s decisions and activities, the Board member shall clearly disclaim that the statement, opinion or activity is solely their own and has not been sanctioned, approved or endorsed by NCCCO.
  10. Board members shall act fairly and be impartial in their role on behalf of and in service to NCCCO, its certification programs and the public served.
  11. Board members shall meet their obligations as detailed in the NCCCO bylaws as amended.