The Board of Directors is all volunteer based and comprised of two types of members: voting merchant members and non-voting Advisors made up of representatives from key acquirers, card companies and service providers. The board is comprised of two types of members:
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The Merchant Board has voting rights and four Executive Board positions; Chair, Vice Chair, Treasurer, and Secretary. The remaining Merchant Board members work on various functions, such as Education, Membership and Marketing to help run the organization
The Advisory Board has no voting privileges but functions as a knowledge base, serving as the pulse of the CNP industry, providing guidance and access to industry experts while also helping in Education, Membership and Marketing functions.
The PaymentsEd Forum is a not for profit organization and is wholly funded by annual membership/conference registration fees and sponsorship revenue received from Advisory Board Member companies. There is no financial sponsorship obligation for Merchant Board members.