In 1997, ICF-Long Island, Inc., The Long Island Coaching Alliance was founded as a chapter of the International Coach Federation by a group of executive, business, and personal coaches. It was incorporated as a not-for-profit organization in 2001.
The founding coaches developed ICF-Long Island, Inc. as a means of creating:
- support for one another
- a forum for professional development
- community outreach programs
ICF-Long Island, Inc. coaches are dedicated to partnering with individuals, groups and business that want to make effective changes.
ICF-Long Island, Inc. members are coaching professionals who offer a range of coaching specializations including:
- ADHD coaching
- Business coaching
- Career coaching
- Divorce coaching
- Executive coaching
- Leadership coaching
- Life coaching
- Mentor coaching
- Relationship coaching
- Retirement coaching
- Transition coaching
- Workplace coaching
ICF-Long Island, Inc. Executive Committee:
Maribeth T Kraus- President
Josephine Rotolo- President (Jan. 2012- May, 2014)
Mindy Stern - Public Relations Director
John Little - Membership Director
Akua Bediako and Marc Miller - Co-Directors of Programs, Education, and Professional Development
Barbara Kessler - Treasurer
Our Mission is to:
1. Educate the Long Island (LI) community and create a strong market for coaching here on LI.
2. Provide ongoing support, tools, and networking opportunities to our members.
3. Help our members achieve their goals.
ICF-Long Island Board 2015
Back L TO R: John Little, Mindy Stern, Larry Weiss, Marc Miller
Front L TO R: Barbara Kessler, Maribeth Kraus, Akua Bediako
International Coach Federation Core Purpose
To advance the art, science and practice of professional coaching.
It is the immediate goal of the ICF to take our organization to the next level and become a strong (and unified) voice for the coaching profession and provide ever-increasing value for members.
Contact Information and Inquiries
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