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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

Nicole Cairns
New York State DOH
Albany, NY
nicole.cairns@health.ny.gov

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

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

Kevin Holbrooks
JEA
Jacksonville, FL
holbke@jea.com

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

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

Valerie Slaven
Teklab Inc.
Collinsville, IL
mslaven@teklabinc.com

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


February 9, 2017 January 12, 2017

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: