Dr. Vijay Krishna, VP of Credentialing at ANAB, Talks About the Value of Accreditation on Cybersecurity Today TV

January 30, 2023

A recent Cybersecurity Today TV broadcast featuring the ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB)’s Dr. Vijay Krishna showcases the role of accreditation and details why it is a critical factor when selecting certifications. Host Jim Wiggins and Dr. Krishna spoke about the National Initiative for Cyber Security Education (NICE), and the best way to evaluate competence when it comes to cyber security professionals.

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R. Douglas Leonard Jr. Appointed to Lead ANAB as Executive Director

November 16, 2022

Warren Merkel to Join as ANAB VP, Policy

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is pleased to announce that R. Douglas Leonard Jr. has been appointed as executive director of its wholly owned subsidiary, the ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB), effective November 21. ANAB is the largest multi-disciplinary ISO/IEC 17011 accreditation body in North America, with comprehensive signatory status across the multilateral recognition arrangements of the International Accreditation Forum (IAF) and International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC).

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ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB) Accredits Alliance for Audited Media (AAM) to Certify in Accordance with Journalism Trust Initiative – Certification Programme

October 3, 2022

The ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB), a wholly owned subsidiary of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), has accredited the not-for-profit media auditor Alliance for Audited Media (AAM) to conduct independent audits to determine media outlets’ compliance with the Journalism Trust Initiative’s (JTI) standard for ethics and trustworthiness in journalism. With the accreditation, AAM becomes the first U.S. certifier of the JTI standard in accordance with ISO/IEC 17065, Conformity assessment—Requirements for bodies certifying products, processes, and services, under JTI’s certification programme scheme requirements. AAM’s achievement of this accreditation will support greater trustworthiness in an era where it has become increasingly difficult to distinguish information shaped by vested interests from facts produced by independent and impartial news professionals.

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ANAB Signs Memorandum of Understanding to Foster Compliance of Clean Fuel Regulations

September 26, 2022

ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB) and Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) have signed an MOU to foster compliance with the Clean Fuel Regulations (CFR or Regulations) implemented under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act.

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Call for Nominations for ANAB Personnel Certification Accreditation Committee

May 24, 2022

Submissions Are Due by August 1, 2022

The ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB), a wholly owned subsidiary of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), is accepting nominations from interested persons to serve on its Personnel Certification Accreditation Committee (PCAC). Nominations must be received by August 1, 2022.

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Connecting Career-Seekers to Paid Job Training: ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB) Recognizes Dallas College’s MRI Technologist Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship Program

April 22, 2022

The ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB), a wholly owned subsidiary of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), is pleased to announce its recognition of Dallas College’s MRI Technologist Program.

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ANAB Accredits the National Marine Dredging Company Certificate Programs

April 20, 2022

The ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB), a wholly owned subsidiary of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), is pleased to announce that it has granted accreditation to the National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) of Abu Dhabi for ten certificate programs.

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ANAB Accredits ASQExcellence Certification Programs

April 15, 2022

The ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB), a wholly owned subsidiary of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), is pleased to announce that it has awarded initial accreditation to ASQ for five certification programs of its ASQExcellence (ASQE) trade association.

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ANAB Expands IAAC MLA Status in Three Areas, Maintains Existing Recognitions in IAAC and APAC

April 8, 2022

The ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), has expanded its signatory status with the Inter-American Accreditation Cooperation (IAAC) multilateral recognition arrangement (MLA) to include personnel credentialing, product certification/global GAP, and greenhouse gas validation and verification. The significant expansion comes on the heels of a successful joint evaluation conducted by IAAC and Asia Pacific Accreditation Cooperation (APAC), which also resulted in ANAB maintaining its existing signatory status in both regions.

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ANAB’S ISO/IEC 17024 Accreditation Program Recognized Under the Inter-American Accreditation Cooperation (IAAC) MLA Arrangement

April 8, 2022

The ANSI National Accreditation Board’s (ANAB) personnel certification accreditation program has earned recognition by the Inter-American Accreditation Cooperation (IAAC) as a signatory to the Multilateral Recognition Arrangement (MLA) for Persons. With this move, ANAB’s ISO/IEC 17024 program has become the first and only personnel certification program recognized by the International Accreditation Forum (IAF), Asia Pacific Accreditation Cooperation (APAC), and the IAAC.

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