Accredited Executive Designation


Indiana Accreditation Program for Chamber of Commerce Executives

First-Time Application







City, State:____________________________________________________________________ Zip:_________________




History of employment in the chamber of commerce:

Dates of Employment                                                          Chamber                                           Position

Number of years of chamber employment:___________

1. Year Completed US Chamber of Commerce Institute for Organizational Management program _______________.  Proof of designation required.

 Maximum of 12 points.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                1. Points__
(Max. 12 pts.)

2. Indicate dates of attendance at a minimum of three ICEA conferences or workshops over a minimum five-year period.   Maximum of 20 points @ 2 points for each conference.

Year(s)                                                                              ICEA Annual Meeting/Winter Conference

Year(s)                                           _________________ ICEA Summer Conference

Year(s)                                                                              ICEA Regional Workshop

        2. Points        
         (Max. 20 pts.)

3. Indicate dates of attendance at related professional conferences/meetings.

Maximum of 16 points @ 2 points for each conference/meeting.

                                                                 U.S. Chamber of Commerce regional conference

                                                                 State Chamber of Commerce conference/seminars

                                                                 ACCE annual conference

                                                                 Other (must be approved by ICEA Review Committee)

          3. Points      
           (Max. 16 pts.)

4. List your involvement and role in state or national leadership.

Maximum of 12 points @ 2 points for each role.





          4. Points___
               (Max. 12 pts.)


5. List your involvement and role in local leadership.

Maximum of 8 points @ 2 points for each role.





                                                                                                                                                                                                                         5. Points______ 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          (Max. 8 pts.)



6. Complete and attach an essay of 250 words (or less) describing your philosophy and or, experience in chamber management.

   Maximum of 6 points.

                                                                                                                                                                                                    6. Points___
                                                                                                                                                                                                    (Max. 6 pts.)


7. Completion date of Hoosier Academy (Copy of certification required)___________ 

   Maximum of 6 point.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                         7. Points___

                                                                                                                                                                                                                           (Max. 6pts.)

8. Proof of ICEA designated [CP] Certified Professional

   Maximum of 8 points.  

                                                                                                                                                                                                                         8. Points___

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       (Max. 8 pts.)


9. Point credits for equivalent experience as senior business and/or non-profit management can be awarded at the discretion of the Accreditation Review Committee. 

  Each year of business/non-profit management experience may earn 1 point.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                             9. Points___


                                                                        Total points items 1 - 9 (to be calculated by Review Committee):_________________ Minimum of 55

NOTE: Points earned in items 1 - 8 must have been accomplished in the five years immediately prior to application.

10. Attach a letter of recommendation from your chief elected officer.

11. Enclose check payable to ICEA for $50 application fee, which includes a non-refundable $10 processing fee.


 Signature:                                                             Title:                                                                       Date:

Enclose non-refundable application fee check payable to ICEA for $35 and mail completed application to:


Indiana Chamber Executive Association

Attn: Shelli Williams, President

P.O. Box 377

Hanover, IN 47243

Telephone:  812-265-9488

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