Committees, Councils and Advisory Groups
Established to fulfill the goal of effecting change for the screening profession and its stakeholders.
2021-22 Chair: Katie Hartley, Accurate
Background Screening Credentialing Council (BSCC)
Established to act as the governing body for the Background Screening Agency Accreditation Program (BSAAP).
2021-22 Chair: Kevin Bachman, The CRA Doctor
Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Group
Established to further the mission of diversity and inclusiveness among PBSA future global leaders.
2021-22 Chair: Lia Ng, First Advantage Canada Inc.
Educational Resources Committee
Established to fulfill the goal of PBSA becoming the go to source for expert knowledge on the screening profession globally.
2021-22 Co-chairs: Lisa Worgull, TruView Background Screening & Investigations; Mallory Oppermann, Orange Tree
End-User Advisory Group
Established to act as an advisory body to staff and the Board of Directors on issues relating to end-users of consumer reports.
Ethics Advisory Group
Established to investigate and make recommendations, or take appropriate action upon any matters of ethical or professional conduct.
2021-22 Chair: Scott Hall, FirstPoint Resources; Chair Elect: Angela Preston, Sterling Talent Solutions
Established to provide financial oversight for the organization.
2021-22 Chair: Judy Gootkind, Creative Services Inc.; Secretary/ Treasurer: Chad Ascar, Intellicorp Records, Inc.
Governance Advisory Group
Established to act as an advisory body to the Board of Directors on issues of governance and policy.
2021-22 Chair: Scott Hall, FirstPoint Resources
Government Relations Committee
Established to improve the legal environment in which US members operate, with emphasis on a) preventing harmful legislation and regulation and b) assuring access to public-record information.
2021-22 Co-chairs: Chris Lemens, HireRight; Kevin Horval, Intellicorp
Industry Practices Committee
Established to fulfill the goal of developing a robust program for creating, reviewing, and distributing "practical guidance" for the screening profession.
2021-22 Co-Chairs: Esther McDonald, Seyfarth Shaw LLP; Jamie Pelchat, General Information Services Inc.
Leadership Development Committee
Established to actively identify and successfully engage the future leadership of PBSA.
2021-22 Chair: Scott Maloney, Omni Data Retrieval
Provider Advisory Group
Established to act as an advisory body to staff and the Board of Directors on issues relating to associate member interests and concerns.
2021-22 Co-chairs: Phil Bryer, County House Research Inc.; Bobby Shank, Roundstone
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