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MITA's Megan Hays to receive ANSI Meritorious Service Award.

Press Release Summary:

Aug 23, 2016 - According to Medical Imaging & Technology Association (MITA) Executive Director Patrick Hope, Megan Hayes "has made considerable contributions to standardization in the medical imaging industry." Hayes' "tireless efforts" as director of regulatory and standards strategy at MITA (a division of NEMA) have earned 2016 ANSI Meritorious Service Award, which will be presented at 2016 ANSI Awards Reception, Banquet, and Ceremony on October 26 in Washington, D.C.

National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) - Rosslyn, VA

Original Press Release

MITA's Megan Hays Receives ANSI Meritorious Service Award

Press release date: Aug 22, 2016

ROSSLYN, Va.—Megan Hayes, director of regulatory and standards strategy at the Medical Imaging & Technology Association (MITA), a division of the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), has been selected as a recipient of the 2016 American National Standards Association (ANSI) Meritorious Service Award. This honor is presented to individuals or groups who have a record of significant contribution and outstanding service in voluntary standardization initiatives. The standards community will honor recipients at the 2016 ANSI Awards Reception, Banquet, and Ceremony on October 26, 2016, in Washington, D.C.

“Megan has made considerable contributions to standardization in the medical imaging industry, and our members have benefited from her tireless efforts,” said MITA Executive Director Patrick Hope. “We are very proud of Megan for receiving this well-deserved recognition of her leadership and dedication.”

Before assuming her current role at MITA, Hayes served as technical director of the Lighting Systems Division at NEMA, where she was responsible for overseeing NEMA’s technical programs, including participation in UL standards development, input into the National Electric Code, and development of standards and white papers related to lighting. Before joining NEMA, Megan served as senior manager of technology and standards at the Consumer Electronics Association, where she was responsible for the organization’s international standards programs, product-safety activity, and development of standards for consumer electronics.

Megan is the chair emeritus of the ANSI Board of Standards Review, a member of the USNC Council, and the vice chair of the USNC Communication and Continuing Education Committee.

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association represents nearly 400 electrical, medical imaging, and radiation therapy manufacturers on the forefront of electrical safety, reliability, resilience, efficiency, and energy security. Our combined industries account for more than 400,000 American jobs and more than 7,000 facilities across the United States. Domestic production exceeds $117 billion per year.

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