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ASSOCIATION OF CERTIFIED BACKGROUND INVESTIGATORS

IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE!!

The 2022 Earl D. Gould Memorial ACBI Conference

Wednesday and Thursday November 2nd – 3rd, 2022

WHERE:
The William F. Bolger Center
9600 Newbridge Drive, Potomac, MD 20854

WHEN:
Tuesday November 1st Check in, Members meeting after dinner
Wednesday, November 2nd Conference
Thursday, November 3rd Conference
Friday, November 4th FBI – BICS Regional Refresher **For
BICS Credentialed Members Only**

THIS IS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY TO MEET FACE TO FACE WITH REPRESENTATIVES FROM VARIOUS GOVERNMENT AGENCIES, CONTRACT COMPANIES, AND VENDORS, TO PICK UP ADDITIONAL WORK!!

REGISTRATION LINKS TO BE RELEASED SOON

SAVE THE DATES AND BRING YOUR RESUME!!!


ACBI Members,

Please make sure that all of your contact information is accurate in your profile. Log in at ACBI.net and go to your profile and make sure your email address, phone number, and other information is accurate. We are planning a conference for the Fall of 2022, re-doing our website, and hosting virtual Happy Hours. To notify all of you of the developments, we try to send out emails. A lot of emails sent out recently have come back as having invalid email addresses. For example, if you joined ACBI and used a GDIT email address, but no longer work there, the email is being bounced back to us as being rejected.

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Mission Statement

The Association of Certified Background Investigators, Inc. is a national, professional organization comprised of contract investigators who conduct national security background investigations for federal agencies of the United States Government, domestic and TDY overseas. Our mission is to develop and maintain liaison with contract companies and government agencies; to provide our membership with the earliest notice of potential contract opportunities; to assist contract companies and federal agencies in locating highly qualified investigators; to provide services on short notice for both short or a long term basis; to assist our membership in maintaining and enhancing their professional investigative skills and to provide a means for investigators to share information to better perform their duties throughout the United States and its possessions.

If you are a representative of a contract company, federal agency or a private business firm, and you are searching for qualified investigators to fulfill your requirements, please contact us . You will get an immediate response from a member of this Board of Officers. A number of our members are licensed by their local states as private investigators. We maintain a list of those investigators in case we are called upon for such referrals.

The Association of Certified Background Investigators, Inc. was founded on October 1, 2001 in Chantilly, Virginia and incorporated as a formal organization on March 7, 2003 in Maryland. The organization was founded by Earl Gould of the Washington D.C. Metropolitan Police Department. His co-founders were Kathy Pursel, Jason Armintrout, Stephanie Fink, Gary Lafferty, Jim Bordenet, Russell Standford and Grant Harmon. The organization was granted non-profit status based, Section 501 (c) (6), by the IRS on April 10, 2003. The original meeting was comprised of 31 background investigators in 2002. Our membership total today hovers around 500 active federal contract background investigators and the list continues to grow. Membership is open to any individual who is currently working, under contract, to conduct background investigations, directly for a government agency or through a contract company. The Association of Certified Background Investigators offers our membership, networking with other investigators, early notification of potential contract opportunities, national conferences and problem resolution.

If you wish to join our organization, fill out our membership application.