ACTO Committees

We need your passion and talent. Getting involved allows you to express your expertise in a way that supports transforming coaching! If you are an ACTO member interested in joining a committee, please email and embrace the spirit of collaboration.

Board Development Committee develops processes, procedures, and infrastructure to support the robust functioning of the board.

Chair: Shareefah Sabur


  • Actively recruits new board members.
  • Oversees the nomination, election, and onboarding processes.
  • Aligns the board’s learning, planning, and development with mission, vision, and values.
  • Reviews committee alignment with ACTO’s mission, values and stand.

Education (Conference, Forums and Research) ensures quality educational programming that builds knowledge and skill to support members in building competence and professionalism.

Chairs: Sukari Pinnock-Fitts

Conference Co-Chairs 2024: Jim Smith and Steve Galloway


  • Provides monthly forums in both English and Spanish.
  • Oversees development and delivery of the Annual Conference.
  • Supports research initiatives.

Membership & Communications Committee assesses member needs, coordinates member benefits and services, and creates opportunities for members to gather and interact with one another. We work to grow ACTO membership in numbers and degrees of diversity. Additionally, the committee develops and implements strategic communications in alignment with the ACTO vision, mission, and Stand for diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging.

Co-Chairs: Sharon Brown and Rei Perovic


  • Support member services and benefits to sustain membership satisfaction.
  • Advance membership growth.
  • Ensure ACTO communications are relevant, coherent, congruent, and accessible.
  • Expand the public’s awareness of ACTO by facilitating communications that are timely, complete and accurate.

Professional Responsibility & Ethics develops and reviews ethical standards to promote professionalism in coaching.

Chair: Johan van Bavel


  • Review ethical situations brought forth by the membership.
  • To support the ethical behavior, and training standards to ensure highest degree of professionalism.