Vision, Purpose, Goals

(adapted from our Chapter Bylaws)

Vision: The International Coach Federation Metro DC Chapter provides a local forum for the art and science of coaching. We inspire transformational conversations, advocate for excellence in coaching, and actively promote coaching as a life-changing experience for individuals, groups, and teams.

Purpose: We exist to be a catalyst for growth and transformation for our members, our community, our profession, and with our partners in other ICF chapters and at the global level. Our impact will be nourished and realized through

  • Purposeful outreach to and engagement with our members at all stages of their coaching careers
  • Active promotion of the gold standard of ICF-Credentialed coaching to the potential buyers of coaching
  • CCEU-granting Professional Development events supporting the continued growth, development and success of ICF-credentialed coaches
  • Capital Coaches Conferences
  • Pro-Bono coaching activities, including those sponsored by ICF Foundation IGNITE program
  • Networking events and volunteer activities that enrich our members’ professional relationships and business opportunities
  • Chapter-hosted and curated events during International Coaching Week
  • Participation in regional and global leader forums to formulate and promulgate best practices in chapter leadership and member engagement


Goals: Inspired by our Vision, and guided by our Purpose, our success as a chapter will be measurable by

  • Increasing numbers of ICF-credentialed coaches doing more great work!
  • Member feedback identifying the ICF Metro DC Chapter experience as a value-returning investment of time and money