• “Certification Pet Parents Can Trust”


Annually the PACCC nominating committee solicits candidates to join our board of directors. Board terms are for three years and in most cases service begins in January.

The Board of Directors exists to secure and promote the financial, legal and ethical wellbeing of the Professional Animal Care Certification Council (PACCC) and to ensure that it fulfills its mission. Board members must be able to regularly participate and contribute to PACCC business.

We are currently accepting applications for three board positions to begin service in January 2022.

2021 Nomination Process & Timeline

May 7 to June 15 – Application period

June 10 (11am EST) – Candidate webinar (invitation to attend live or view recording will be sent to all candidates that submit an application)

June 15 – Last day to submit application form

June 19 to July 10 – Nominating Committee members interview candidates

July – Board Candidates announced (all applicants will be notified via email the status of their application)

August – Existing Board of Directors make final selection of new board members

Board Member Qualifications

  • Advocate for professional certification
  • Be a current PACCC certificant or plan to sit for exam within 6 months of joining the board
  • Be actively involved in the animal care industry, having held a paying position in the last six months, preferably over three years of experience
  • Commitment to animal care excellence and raising industry standard of care
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Invests in ongoing learning personally and for all staff
  • Open to new ideas and sharing to improve industry’s overall performance
  • Proven business skills

Submission Process

(1) ReviewBoard of Directors – Duties, Qualifications and Responsibilities” PDF to gain an understanding of board member responsibilities to assess if board service is a good fit for you.

2) Complete the online PACCC Board Candidate Application Form & Board Service Questionnaire. Note: You will be required to upload a resume and three (3) letters of professional reference upon submitting the application form.

(3) Review the documents below to ensure agreement and compliance in the event you are selected as a board member. (You do not submit copies of these documents with your application.)

We appreciate your consideration of service on the PACCC board. Submit any questions you have on service or the submission process to info@paccert.org.

Kari Campbell

Nominating Committee Chair