Call for Nominations for ANAB Personnel Certification Accreditation Committee

Submissions Are Due by August 20, 2021

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 Friday, August 20, 2021, and are for three-year terms beginning January 1, 2022.

The PCAC nominations committee seeks national experts with broad experience in the fields of personnel certification, accreditation, and policy development related to credentials. Although all individuals with relative experience/knowledge are welcome to apply, preference will be given to individuals with a background in the following areas:

  • Psychometrics
  • Post-secondary education
  • Government

Specific duties of committee membership include: providing recommendations regarding policies and procedures for the ANAB Personnel Certification Accreditation Program, determining the accreditation status of certification bodies that have applied for initial accreditation or are undergoing their annual surveillance accreditation process, and providing input and advice to ANAB staff regarding operational issues. More information on PCAC is provided in the Operating Procedure for Credentialing Accreditation Committees.

ANAB's Personnel Certification Accreditation Program verifies a certification body's compliance with requirements outlined in the International Standard, ISO/IEC 17024General Requirements for Bodies Operating Certification Systems of Persons. In conducting its accreditation activities, ANAB follows the International Standard, ISO/IEC 17011:2017Conformity Assessment -- General Requirements for Accreditation Bodies Accrediting Conformity Assessment Bodies. Since the inception of the program in 2003, more than 73 personnel certification bodies for 200 certification programs have been accredited.

Nomination Process

To self-nominate to PCAC, please provide a resume or curriculum vitae (CV) and a letter of intent. To nominate another individual, please provide the nominee's resume or CV, letter of endorsement for the nominee, and current contact information for the nominee. Questions and submissions may be directed to Dr. Vijay Krishna, vice president of credentialing programs, at vkrishna@anab.org. Submissions must be received by Friday, August 20, 2021.

Learn more information about ANAB's accreditation services.

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