The ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB), a wholly owned subsidiary of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), is accepting nominations from interested persons to serve on its Personnel Certification Accreditation Committee (PCAC). Nominations must be received by April 1, 2023.
The PCAC nominations committee seeks national experts with broad experience in the fields of personnel certification, accreditation, and policy development related to credentials. Although all individuals with relevant experience/knowledge are welcome to apply, preference will be given to individuals with a background in the following areas:
Requirements to serve include:
Members are appointed to a three-year term and are eligible for reappointment for two additional terms. Specific duties of committee membership include: providing recommendations to policies and procedures for the ANAB Personnel Certification Accreditation Program, determining the accreditation status of certification bodies that have applied for initial accreditation or are undergoing their annual surveillance accreditation process, and providing input and advice to ANAB staff regarding operational issues.
Members attend quarterly one-day meetings each year and serve on subcommittees and review panels as appointed by the PCAC chair. Travel for the quarterly meetings may be required. More information on PCAC is provided in the Operating Procedure for Credentialing Accreditation Committees.
To self-nominate, please provide the following:
To nominate another individual, please provide the following:
Questions and submissions may be directed to Katherine Krehbiel, ANAB credentialing accreditation manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About ANAB's Personnel Certification Accreditation Program
ANAB's Personnel Certification Accreditation Program verifies a certification body's compliance with requirements outlined in the International Standard ISO/IEC 17024, General Requirements for Bodies Operating Certification Systems of Persons. In conducting its accreditation activities, ANAB follows the International Standard ISO/IEC 17011:2017, Conformity Assessment -- General Requirements for Accreditation Bodies Accrediting Conformity Assessment Bodies. Since the inception of the program in 2003, more than 75 personnel certification bodies for 200 certification programs have been accredited.
For more information on ANAB's accreditation services, visit https://anab.ansi.org/about-anab.