March 13, 2022

Rob Dye Receives ANAB’s Fifth Annual Burgess Assessor Award

The ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB) is pleased to announce Rob Dye as the recipient of the fifth annual Terry Burgess Assessor of the Year Award. Established to honor the memory of Terry Burgess, a valued ANAB employee, the award recognizes outstanding service by an ANAB contract assessor. The award was presented to Dye on March 13, 2022.

Rob has been working with ANAB since 2009 as a management systems accreditation assessor.  Prior to contracting with ANAB, he was a customer of ANAB, serving as International Director at a management systems certification body, accredited by various accreditation bodies around the world.

Because of Rob’s firsthand experience with a CAB and knowledge from a range of industries; he has been a perfect fit as an accreditation assessor.  He successfully strikes the balance between understanding a CAB’s business, knowledge of the requirements, and understanding various industries serviced by third-party accredited conformity assessment activities.

Since Rob has been with ANAB he has never thought twice about volunteering and helping us with systems, training, improvement initiatives, etc.  We can always count on Rob to step up, and having his input is invaluable.

In addition to supporting ANAB as an assessor, Rob is director of Arrowhead Training Inc and partners with ANAB for various management system training courses.  Rob has also recently expanded his support of ANAB as an ANAB validation and verification lead assessor.

Rob has been a leader with ANAB for over 10 years, he conducts on average of 150 assessor days annually and he meets or exceeds all of our service timing targets, which demonstrates his commitment to customer service.

Rob resides in Norfolk, United Kingdom where he has lived for several years, previously he lived a number of years in the United States.   In his free time, Rob is an avid runner and enjoys quality time with his family, wife Louise, daughter Rachel and son Michael.

The award was presented to Rob on March 13, 2022, please join us in congratulating Rob.

Only ANAB contract assessors are eligible for the award. Recipients must be nominated with a supporting narrative account focusing on traits that Terry Burgess exemplified: teamwork, going the extra mile, customer service, professional advancement, creativity and innovation, performance excellence, leadership skills, and commitment.

Rob Dye, recipient of the fifth annual Burgess Assessor Award, was presented the award by ANAB staff member, Brenda Bissell

About ANAB
The ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB), a wholly owned subsidiary of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), 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). The ANAB accreditation portfolio includes management systems certification bodies, calibration and testing labs, product certification bodies, personnel credentialing organizations, forensic test and calibration service providers, inspection bodies, police crime units, greenhouse gas validation and verification bodies, reference material producers, and proficiency test providers.

About ANSI
The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is a private non-profit organization whose mission is to enhance both the global competitiveness U.S. business and the U.S. quality of life by promoting and facilitating voluntary consensus standards and conformity assessment systems, and safeguarding their integrity. Its membership is comprised of businesses, professional societies and trade associations, standards developers, government agencies, and consumer and labor organizations.

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