As an interim step to enable Oceania and Europa CEM candidates to transition to the full education requirement, a compromise was recommended by the Global CEM Commission for the next two years. From Jan. 1, 2014 through Dec. 31, 2015, 2015, Oceania and Europa CEM candidates can satisfy the education requirement with a:
This interim step will expire at the end of 2015. At that time, all Oceania and Europa CEM candidates must have a bachelor's degree to satisfy the education requirements for the CEM credential. This will bring Oceania and Europa CEM candidates in line with USA CEM candidates.
"I am grateful to these members for stepping up to lead our Council," stated President Rabjohn. "Of course, huge thanks go to Michael Kay (outgoing Vice President) and Laura Shapland (outgoing Secretary) for their contributions to the achievements of IAEM-Europa over the past four years. The handover will take place at a ceremony at the start of EMEC Europa, set for October in Munich. Your Council, your representatives..."