It is recommended that candidates for the PSRC have five years' experience as a Full Member of OPPI. Volunteers on this committee are well-grounded in professionalism and ethics, knowledgeable about the core competencies of planning and standards for continuous professional learning and have a general understanding of OPPI's Professional Code of Practice. Volunteers are familiar with OPPI's Standards of Practice and By-law and are also familiar with the PSB's certification criteria and routes of entry into the certification process. Volunteer experience, as a mentor or sponsor, reviewing exams or acting as a Prior Learning Assessment Recognition (PLAR) reviewer for the PSB, is an asset. Volunteers are committed to accountability and practitioner competence, and possess professional acumen, foresight and creativity.