ANSI calls for nominations for Institute's PCAC.
Press Release Summary:
August 11, 2010 - Nominations Committee of Personnel Certification Accreditation Committee seeks national experts in fields of personnel certification, accreditation, and policy development. Specific duties of membership include creating recommended policies and procedures for ANSI Personnel Certification Accreditation Program and determining accreditation status of certification bodies that have applied for initial accreditation or are undergoing their annual surveillance accreditation process.
Original Press Release
Call for Nominations for Personnel Certification Accreditation Committee
Press release date: August 9, 2010
Federal and State Governments ANSI's Personnel Certification Accreditation Program verifies a certification body's compliance with requirements outlined in the International Standard ANSI/ISO/IEC 17024, General Requirements for Bodies Operating Certification Systems of Persons. In conducting its accreditation activities, ANSI itself follows the International Standard ISO/IEC 17011:2004, Conformity assessment -- General requirements for accreditation bodies accrediting conformity assessment bodies. Since the inception of the program in 2003, the Institute has accredited 30 personnel certification bodies that represent more than 70 different credentials. In total, over 5.2 million professionals currently hold certifications from ANSI-accredited personnel credentialing bodies. To request an application for yourself or for the nomination of another individual, contact Ivory Lathern (firstname.lastname@example.org; 202-331-3621). The deadline for submission is August 30, 2010. Questions or comments on the PCAC nominations process should be directed to Dr. Roy Swift, ANSI senior program director, Personnel Certifier Accreditation Program (email@example.com; 202-331-3617). For more information on ANSI's accreditation services, visit ansi.org/accreditation.