Christine Cunneen Elected Treasurer of the National Background Screening Organization Board

JOHNSTON, R.I./POMPANO BEACH, FL (July 11, 2012):  Christine M. Cunneen, chief executive officer of Hire Image LLC, a nationwide background screening and drug testing company with offices in Rhode Island and Florida, was elected treasurer of the board of directors of the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS).

Ms. Cunneen was elected to serve a one-year term as treasurer during the annual NAPBS conference held recently in Nashville, Tennessee.  In addition to her fiduciary duties, she is responsible for leading the board in carrying out the NAPBS strategic plan with prioritized key initiatives.

Prior to being named treasurer, Cunneen served as secretary of NAPBS and led the strategic planning project.   She chaired the organization’s Immigration Committee and served as co-chair of the NAPBS Government Relations Committee.  A member of the board since 2010, she remains involved in policy and political advocacy at both the federal and state government levels.

Cunneen is a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Society of Human Resource Management, New England Human Resource Association, and the Human Resource Management Association of Rhode Island.  The company maintains memberships in the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce, the North Central Chamber of Commerce, and the R.I. Chamber of Commerce Coalition.  Ms. Cunneen is a member of the Advisory Committee for Sue Weaver Cause (promoting consumer awareness of unsafe service employment), and Leading Women.  She is a 2006 recipient of the Make Mine a Million Dollar Business award from Count Me In.

Ms. Cunneen resides in Greenville, R.I.

Hire Image LLC is a provider of pre-employment background screening, drug testing and verification services.  The company works with employers throughout the U.S. in various industries including non-profits, universities, small businesses, contact centers, and Fortune 500 companies.  Clients use Hire Image’s web-based system to securely request searches, track report status and archive completed background reports. Information obtained on past criminal history, fraudulent social security numbers, untruthful resumes, sex offender records, workers compensation claims, falsified applications, drug arrests, traffic violations, bankruptcy, liens and judgments, terrorist activity, and more helps minimize the inherent risk associated with the hiring process.  Hire Image is located at 6 Alcazar Avenue in Johnston, RI  02919 (Phone 401-490-2202; Fax 401-490-2232); and 1000 West McNab Road, Suite 133, Pompano Beach, FL 033069 (Phone 954-942-1893; Fax 954-301-070);

Founded in 2003, NAPBS is a trade association based in North Carolina which promotes ethical business practices and fosters awareness of privacy rights and consumer protection issues.  Member companies offer employment, tenant and background screening, and abide by a Code of Conduct and conform to the highest standards and expectations of their clients and lawmakers.

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