Our membership and activities are supported by a framework of committees, regional chapters, and a Board of Directors. The objectives of CAHP – ACECP are to provide stewardship for cultural heritage resources, promote the highest standards of heritage conservation principled and practice, and to foster and promote public and legislative support for the conservation of heritage resources.
CAHP – ACECP has defined a heritage professional as the following:
A Heritage Professional is a person who has specialized knowledge, supported by formal training and/or work experience, in the conservation and stewardship of cultural heritage. The Professional conforms to accepted technical and ethical standards and works in accordance with the regulations and guidelines of the person’s specialty heritage field and the jurisdictions of practice.