Forum on Environmental Accreditation

Milwaukee, WI  •  January 2019


Assessment Forum: Purchasing Services and Supplies
Regency B

1:00-5:00TNI's Assessment Forum is structured to provide an opportunity for laboratories and laboratory assessors to share information on how to improve the laboratory assessment process. The 2019 Forum will focus on Section 4.6 of Module 2, Purchasing Services and Supplies.
Session Moderator: Judy Morgan, PACE Analytical

Whole Effluent Toxicity Expert Committee
Milwaukee
8:00-12:00The mission of this committee to update and maintain the whole effluent toxicity testing Standard (TNI Volume 1, Module 7) based upon public comment, to provide technical assistance on issues related to whole effluent toxicity, to develop tools to aid implementation, and to facilitate the implementation of the Standard.
Committee Chair: Rami Naddy, TRE Environmental Strategies

Lunch Provided
Vue
12:00-1:00

Proficiency Testing Program Executive Committee
Regency A
1:00-5:00The purpose of the Proficiency Testing (PT) Program Executive Committee is to establish and maintain a national PT program to support a national environmental accreditation program.
Committee Chair: Maria Friedman, California ELAP

Laboratory Quality Systems Expert Committee
Regency B
8:00-12:00The Laboratory Quality Systems Committee develops a standard for the quality systems in environmental laboratories. The elements of the quality system include organizational structure, responsibilities, procedures, processes, and resources (e.g., facilities, staff, equipment) for implementing quality management in testing operations.
Committee Chair: Paul Junio, Northern Lake Services

Microbiology Expert Committee
Regency A
8:00-12:00The Microbiology Expert Committee is responsible for Module 5 of the TNI laboratory accreditation standard.
Committee Chair: Robin Cook, City of Daytona Beach

Field Activities Committee
Milwaukee
1:00-5:00The Field Activities Committee develops standards for the accreditation of fi eld sampling and measurement organizations (FSMO).
Session Chair: Shannon Swantek, Environmental Standards


8:00-12:00

Whole Effluent Toxicity Expert Committee Milwaukee
The mission of this committee to update and maintain the whole effluent toxicity testing Standard (TNI Volume 1, Module 7) based upon public comment, to provide technical assistance on issues related to whole effluent toxicity, to develop tools to aid implementation, and to facilitate the implementation of the Standard.

Committee Chair: Rami Naddy, TRE Environmental Strategies
Laboratory Quality Systems Expert Committee Regency B
The Laboratory Quality Systems Committee develops a standard for the quality systems in environmental laboratories. The elements of the quality system include organizational structure, responsibilities, procedures, processes, and resources (e.g., facilities, staff, equipment) for implementing quality management in testing operations.

Committee Chair: Paul Junio, Northern Lake Services
Microbiology Expert Committee Regency A
The Microbiology Expert Committee is responsible for Module 5 of the TNI laboratory accreditation standard.

Committee Chair: Robin Cook, City of Daytona Beach

12:00-1:00
Lunch Provided Vue



1:00-5:00
Assessment Forum: Purchasing Services and Supplies Regency B
TNI's Assessment Forum is structured to provide an opportunity for laboratories and laboratory assessors to share information on how to improve the laboratory assessment process. The 2019 Forum will focus on Section 4.6 of Module 2, Purchasing Services and Supplies.

Session Moderator: Judy Morgan, PACE Analytical
Proficiency Testing Program Executive Committee Regency A
The purpose of the Proficiency Testing (PT) Program Executive Committee is to establish and maintain a national PT program to support a national environmental accreditation program.

Committee Chair: Maria Friedman, California ELAP
Field Activities Committee Milwaukee
The Field Activities Committee develops standards for the accreditation of fi eld sampling and measurement organizations (FSMO).

Session Chair: Shannon Swantek, Environmental Standards