The Certification Committee is comprised of Vibration Institute Category III and IV certificate holders who represent industry, academic, and government interests. The Certification Committee member term is three years and renewable based on interest, attendance and participation in committee work. The committee meets two to three times per year and the members are practicing vibration analysts and experienced technicians in machine condition monitoring and diagnostics. Duties of committee members include job analysis, cut-score studies, question and examination development, question analysis, and policy development. The committee also has the responsibility of periodic evaluation of the certification scheme including expanding or reducing its scope.
Members of the Certification Committee are required to sign an agreement that ensures confidentiality, ethics, competency and are also required to avoid situations where a conflict of interest may occur and when outside commercial interests may pose a potential problem.