Frances E. Schrotter
Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Frances E. Schrotter is senior vice president and chief operating officer at the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). In this position, she has primary responsibility for the Institute’s activities supporting and facilitating the participation of U.S. interests in domestic, regional, and international standardization activities. She works with the ANSI constituency and other affected interests to identify the need for new standardization programs and works with these groups to facilitate their timely implementation. Her role encompasses management of the ANSI administrative operations, including membership, communications, education and training services, and human resources. Ms. Schrotter is also actively involved with the work of the Institute’s various collaboratives and panels, including the Unmanned Aircraft Systems Standardization Collaborative (UASSC), the America Makes & ANSI Additive Manufacturing Standardization Collaborative (AMSC), and the Nanotechnology Standards Panel (NSP).
Ms. Schrotter, who first joined ANSI in 1976, has worked with numerous domestic and international committees developing standards in dozens of industries. She spent many years in the information technology standards arena, and served as the first international secretariat of the ISO/IEC Joint Technical Committee 1 on Information Technology.
Ms. Schrotter was born and raised in New York City.