- Written by Mark Baumgardner, CHMM
IHMM AHMM Scheme Committee
The IHMM Associate Hazardous Materials Manager [AHMM] Scheme Committee has an immediate vacancy for membership. We are also seeking Subject Matter Experts who are CHMM or CHMPs with current military service.
Charter: The Associate Hazardous Materials Manager [AHMM] Scheme Committee shall consist of subject matter experts whose responsibilities are twofold: To develop and maintain valid, legally defensible, and credible certification examinations in accordance with the latest approved policies and procedures; and to recommend and maintain standards for recertification, to evaluate activities that may be claimed for recertification, and to hear appeals of recertification decisions, in accordance with the latest approved policies and procedures. Initially, IHMM will not seek accreditation for this credential until the population attracted to this new credential reaches a critical mass capable of sustaining the investment in accreditation, while this committee nonetheless is aware that accreditation will eventually be sought.
The committee membership is awarded in 2-year increments. It requires that members attend virtual meetings, participate in the test specification process, review the draft blueprint and finalize the blueprint according to best practices. Also develop the examination and write items, participate in the content validation and technical review, and set the cut score. The reward is recognition for your contribution to the continued vitality of the Institute and 10 certification maintenance points (CMPs) per year toward your recertification for your participation and an additional 10 CMPs for developing the final blueprint. In addition, volunteers agree to adhere to the appropriate IHMM Code of Ethics and the IHMM Volunteer Code of Conduct, all members of the scheme committee shall execute an Agreement of Confidentiality at the beginning of each term.
If you are interested, please go to: https://ihmm.org/ahmm-scheme-
The application deadline for this opportunity is Friday, December 17, 2021.
Patricia Buley, IOM
Director of Certification and Accreditation
Institute of Hazardous Materials Management
9210 Corporate Blvd., Suite 470
Rockville, MD 20850
Direct: (301) 244-4866
Main: (301) 984-8969