NU Online News Service, Sept. 16, 10:07 a.m. – The Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Denver, and the International CFP Council have named nine members to a new board that will take over administration of the international CFP program starting in early 2003.

The four international board members are Raymond Griffin, past chair of the Financial Planning Association of Australia; John Carpenter, past-chair of the Financial Planners Standards Council of Canada; Nicolas Koechlin, chief executive of the Swiss Financial Planners Organization; and Ian Middleton, president of the Financial Planning Institute of South Africa.

The five board members from the United States are Elaine Bedel, Joanne Bickel, Maureen Tsu, Louis Garday and Timothy Kochis.

Bedel will be the chair of the new international board, according to CFP Board officials.