ANSI Board names volunteer leaders for the year 2011
The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Board of Directors has announced their new members and officers for the term beginning January 1, 2011.
Arthur E. Cote, P.E., supported by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), was re-appointed for a third and final one-year term as ANSI's chairman of the Board.
Supporting the chairman will be four vice chairs: Sharon K. Stanford, director, standards administration at the American Dental Association, will serve her first term as vice chair. Belinda Collins, Ph.D., director, technology services for the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) was re-elected for a second and final two-year term. Laura E. Hitchcock, corporate project manager, external standards for the Boeing Company, and James A. Thomas, president, ASTM International, continue in their respective positions. Robert W. Noth continues to serve as immediate past chairman.
The following individuals have been elected to the Board as Directors-at-Large for terms beginning January 1, 2011:
In addition to this, the following Board members will serve as the Member Forum chairs: Kathleen Thuner (Consumer Interest Forum), Roberta Nelson Shea (Company Member Forum), Greg Saunders (Government Member Forum), and Fred Hayes (Organizational Member Forum).
Individuals retiring from the Board at the end of 2010 include:
Each of the retiring members was recognized for his past service to the Institute.
The members and staff of the ANSI Federation express their gratitude and thanks to all of these individuals for their many contributions and efforts in support of the Institute and the U.S. voluntary consensus standardization and conformity assessment community.
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