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Governance

CNC Board of Commissioners

The Commission on Nurse Certification is governed by the CNC Board of Commissioners (CNCBOC). The CNCBOC is responsible for the policies and procedures of the CNL Certification Program.

CNL Certification Ambassadors

Ambassadors are champions of the CNL Certification Program who help spread the word about the unique expertise certified CNLs bring to healthcare delivery.

CNL Cut Score Study Committee

The Cut Score Study Committee identifies a passing point (cut score) for the CNL Certification Exam in conjunction with CNC’s testing vendor.

CNL Exam Review and Approval Committee

Members of this committee assist with finalizing the CNL Certification Exam in conjunction with CNC’s testing vendor.

Item Writers/Exam Development Committee

Item writers develop exam questions and collaborate with CNC’s testing vendor in the development of the CNL exam. 

Job Analysis Committee

These are subject matter experts who assist with development of the survey instrument, review the body of knowledge, and finalize the job analysis with CNC’s testing vendor.

Marketing Committee

The committee promotes the value of CNL certification, implement the marketing plan, promote the CNC brand image, educate key stakeholders on the CNL program and promote recertification.

Research Symposium Planning Committee

Committee members are responsible for the program content of CNC’s annual CNL Research Symposium.