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CPO Fall Summit | Columbus, OH | October 26, 2016

Registration is now open for the 2016 Fall Summit.

The Fall Summit offers speakers presenting on cutting-edge topics, CPO updates, networking event, knowledge sharing, lunch, raffle and a chance to win a 2017 DRJ Spring World Pass.


Register Now! 


Executive Council Election

If you are interested in running for one of the Executive Council positions, please send an email to cpoelectionchair@cpohio.org .  Please include:

  • Desired Positions
  • Contact Information
  • A Brief Biography
  • Why you would be a good …


  • Candidates for President and Vice President must have previously served one term within the Executive Council.
  • Candidates for CPO officers must be a member in good standing as of the date of their nomination.
  • A member may only serve in one office at a time. If nominated for more than one office, the member may decide for which office they would like to be considered.
  • The election results shall be based on a simple majority vote.
  • The term of office shall consist of one year coincident with the calendar year.


Executive Council Positions

Full descriptions of the positions are available in the CPO Bylaws in the “MyCPO” , "Library" section.

Nominations Due By:  November 4, 2016

Voting: November 9, 2016 until end of day December 9, 2016

2017 CPO Executive Council Announcement: mid-December


Welcome North Region Program Directors 

Lisa Skalecki and Dave Spalding have answered the call for help and are excited to begin working together to revitalize our North region. Both Lisa and Dave have served in many capacities with CPO in years past and they are just what we need to help get the engine fired up and running strong in Cleveland and the surrounding areas. More to come from Lisa and Dave once they have had a chance to get started.


Spring Summit on May 5, 2016 

 The Spring Summit was a success! Attendees took away some good information and were able to network with peers. 

 As per CPO practice, all presentations are made available to CPO members. To access the presentations, click here.


Check it Out!! New Job Postings!!

Looking for a job? An open position in our industry have been posted on MyCPO Jobs. Check it out by logging into MyCPO!





As a professional in the business continuity, disaster recovery and/or information security arenas - or you're tasked with these responsibilities within your organization - you can surely appreciate the necessity and importance of advanced preparation and planning, as well as the benefit that accompanies education, information knowledge sharing and networking.

Celebrating 30 years in 2016, CPO is growing stronger and becoming more valuable to individuals and organizations – get involved now!

Whether you find value in the networking, education, information-sharing, conversations and camaraderie of the monthly regional meetings, understanding peer organizations' challenges and strategies, the annual conference, website functionality only available to members, details about seminars and training or the many other benefits associated with being a member of CPO, your involvement with us will not only strengthen the organization, yet will also support your continued development.

NOTE: you do not have to be a member of CPO to participate in the monthly meetings, yet your membership is strongly encouraged to ensure our continued success and growth. Please join online.

This site also lists the Programs Directors and contact information for each region (North, Central, and South) and the whole Executive Council on the Contact page to ensure that you are involved in any activities in your area.