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Conservators in Private Practice

Who We Are

The purpose of Conservators in Private Practice group is to provide a forum for members to exchange information, suggestions, and tips on the exigencies, challenges, and rewards of running private practice conservation businesses. Its mission is to:

1) to improve and support the business practices of members, to disseminate business and professional information and to encourage business education, study and research by and for its members;
to provide a forum for the interests of conservators in private practice within AIC and to promote the interests of conservators in private practice to allied professional organizations and in the open marketplace;
To support the AIC Code of Ethics and Guidelines for Practice and to oppose any influence which would tend to lower such standards and ethics;
to support just and equitable business practices within the conservation profession.

Formed in 1986, the group now has more than 580 members.

What We Do

CIPP benefits its members by creating programming at the AIC Annual Meeting, member-exclusive publications, and an online community

How We Work

Each specialty group is managed by officers who guide the group based on its adopted Rules of Order.

How to Join

For more information on dues and how to join this group, go to Membership.