The Pacific Northwest Chapter of the ISCEBS is organized exclusively for educational, charitable and scientific purposes as meant and within the meaning of those terms as used in Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954, which include the following specific purposes:
( 1) Through education to improve and develop the capabilities of those persons who hold the CEBS designation awarded pursuant to the program jointly sponsored by the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans, Inc. and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania;
(2) To analyze and identify the educational needs of Certified Employee Benefit Specialists (CEBS designees);
(3) To provide continuing education to CEBS designees through educational conferences, classroom instruction, meetings and publications; the information to be derived from such means to be utilized by CEBS designees in the better performance of their duties and thereby directly benefit beneficiaries of employee benefit plans and indirectly benefit the national citizenry;
(4) To promote the training and education of CEBS designees in the management and operation of employee benefit plans.