The CGBP Governance Council is the body responsible for the oversight and management of all aspects of the CGBP certification program. This includes setting certification standards, exams, test questions and review of candidate concerns among other activities.

If you are interested in giving back and supporting NASBITE International’s ongoing development and preservation of the integrity of the CGBP credential, several service opportunities exist.

CGBP Governance Council Membership

CGBP Governance Council members serve a three-year term. Annual opportunities exist for individuals meeting the CGBP Governance Council membership qualifications to submit a membership application. Please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view indicate your interest.

Governance Council member requirements include: 

  • Attained the NASBITE CGBP credential.

  • Demonstrated experience in international trade either as practitioner, teacher, or trade assistance provider.

  • May not be involved with training or teaching of candidates seeking to sit for the CGBP exam.

  • May not be involved with writing or developing training materials related to the CGBP exam.

  • Willingness to learn, assume leadership and participate fully.

  • Willingness to represent NASBITE International in the community.

Note: The CGBP Governance Council Public Member plays a special observation/oversight role on behalf of the general public. As such, the public member is not required to have attained the CGBP credential or be currently engaged in international trade as a practitioner, teacher or trade assistance provider.

CGBP Exam Review Process Support

Periodically, the CGBP Governance Council completes an exam review process to modify or develop new exam forms. Significant volunteer opportunities exist during this process to include assistance with:

  • Item Writing (question authoring)

  • Item Review (technical and editorial review of submitted questions)

  • Exam Construction (creation of exams)

  • Standard Setting (establishing passing point needed for each exam)

The CGBP Governance Council actively communicates with all NASBITE International members when volunteers are needed to support Governance Council operations or exam review/development activities. If you would like to have your name added to the “CGBP Exam Review Process” support team, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.