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Consensus Standards Development Executive Committee

This Executive Committee consists of five (5) to ten (10) members with one representative from each Expert Committee, one member from the Executive Committee of all other core programs, plus additional At-Large members representing other interests.

Conference Calls: 2nd Thursday, 1 pm ET

Contact the Committee Chair or Program Administrator to participate in the calls of this committee.

Note: On June 9, 2010, this committee was renamed the Consensus Standards Development Executive Committee to reflect a change in the TNI bylaws. Documents such as meeting minutes may show the previous name of this committee, Consensus Standards Development Board.

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Mission Statement: To guide the Consensus Standards Development Program in the development and maintenance of standards.

Objectives:

  • Develop policies and procedures that guide standards development
  • Ensure consensus standards development is in conformance with applicable policies and procedures
  • Provide oversight, guidance, and direction to the Expert Committees
  • Ensure consistency and uniformity between the standards, including interaction with other boards, committees, and interested parties as required
  • Evaluate the need for new standards

Success Measures:

  • Timely development of standards
  • Development of standards consistent with relevant national and international standards and guidelines where appropriate
  • Adoption of the standards by TNI and/or other interested parties
  • Implementation of the standards

Key Milestones:

  • Membership vote on adoption of Environmental Sector (ES) Final Standard (FS) modules - Spring 2007
  • Adoption of FSMO Final Standard - May 2007
  • Adoption of ES Vol 2, Mods 2 and 3 - May 2007
  • Publication of remaining ES Draft Interim Standard (DIS) Modules - June 2007
  • Completed vote on ES DIS modules - July 2007
  • Adoption of remaining ES Final Standards - December 2007
  • Membership vote on Stationary Source Audit Sample (SSAS) Voting Draft Standard - June 2009
  • Completion of editorial changes/TIAs on ES Final standard - July 2009
  • Adoption of SSAS Final Standard - September 2009
  • Implementation of  Environmental Sector standard by NELAP - July 2010
  • Address Tentative Interim Amendments from Expert Committees to resolve issues regarding implementation of the TNI standard by 7/1/2011 - On-going
  • Review and approve annual charters for Expert Committee - March 2011
  • Approve new Environmental Measurement Methods Expert Committee - January 2011
  • Revise SOPs as necessary and appropriate - as required

Considerations:
Committee members are volunteers; limited funding. Committee consists of 3 at-large members and the Chairs of all Expert Committees. Balance is not a requirement of the Consensus Standards Development Executive Committee

Available Resources:

  • Volunteer committee members
  • TNI Infrastructure
  • Environmental technical community
  • Expert committees and support
  • Teleconference services
  • Administrative support
  • Technical editor support

Additional Resources Required:

  • Travel funding

Anticipated Meeting Schedule:

  • Monthly teleconferences
  • Face to Face meetings during the semiannual TNI Forums
Additional teleconferences and/or face-to-face meetings as needed
Robert Wyeth, Chair
Independent Consultant
West Seneca, NY
rfwyeth@yahoo.com

Ken Jackson, Program Administrator
The NELAC Institute
Ballston Spa, NY
ken.jackson@nelac-institute.org

JoAnn Boyd
Southwest Research Institute
San Antonio, TX
jboyd@swri.org

Justin Brown
Environmental Monitoring and Technologies
Morton Grove, IL
jbrown@emt.com

Richard Burrows
TestAmerica Laboratories, Inc.
Arvada, CO
richard.burrows@testamericainc.com

Robin Cook
City of Daytona Beach EML
Daytona Beach, FL
cookr@codb.us

Jessica Evans
NSF International
Ann Arbor, MI
jevans@nsf.org

Paul Junio
Northern Lake Service, Inc.
Waukesha, WI
paulj@nlslab.com

Shawn Kassner
Neptune Inc
Golden, CO
skassner@neptuneinc.org

Carl Kircher
Florida DOH
Jacksonville, FL
carl.kircher@flhealth.gov

Rami Naddy
TRE Env. Strat. LLC
naddyrb.tre@gmail.com

Bob Shannon
Quality Radioanalytical Support
Grand Marais, MN
BobShannon@boreal.org

Tom Widera
ERA (A Waters Company)
Golden, CO
twidera@eraqc.com


December 8, 2016 October 13, 2016
September 8, 2016 May 12, 2016
April 14, 2016 March 10, 2016
February 11, 2016

December 10, 2015 November 12, 2015
October 8, 2015 June 11, 2015
May 14, 2015 April 9, 2015
March 12, 2015 February 5, 2015
January 8, 2015

November 14, 2014 September 11, 2014
July 10, 2014 April 10, 2014
February 13, 2014 January 16, 2014

November 20, 2013
October 17, 2013 September 12, 2013
August 9, 2013 July 11, 2013
June 13, 2013 April 23, 2013
January 17, 2013

November 8, 2012 October 18, 2012
September 13, 2012 August 7, 2012
May 10, 2012 April 12, 2012
February 1, 2012 January 12, 2012

November 10, 2011
October 13, 2011 September 22, 2011
August 18, 2011 July 14, 2011
June 9, 2011 April 14, 2011
March 10, 2011 February 2, 2011
January 13, 2011

December 9, 2010 November 11, 2010
October 14, 2010 September 9, 2010
August 10, 2010 April 8, 2010
March 19, 2010 February 11, 2010
January 14, 2010

November 12, 2009 October 8, 2009
September 10, 2009 August 11, 2009
July 9, 2009 June 11, 2009
May 14, 2009 April 9, 2009
March 12, 2009 February 12, 2009

December 11, 2008
November 20, 2008 September 11, 2008
August 14, 2008 July 10, 2008
May 8, 2008 March 20, 2008
January 17, 2008 January 10, 2008

November 29, 2007
September 13, 2007 June 25, 2007
May 10, 2007 April 12, 2007
March 15, 2007 February 2, 2007
January 11, 2007

December 14, 2006 November 16, 2006

Current Projects:

Evaluation of proposal for taxonomy standard
Finalization of TNI standards for release

Current Needs: