The ANSI Appeals Board is responsible for considering appeals by directly and
materially affected persons (organizations, companies, government agencies,
individuals, and the like) who believe they have been, or will be, adversely
affected by a decision of ANSI. The Appeals Board is the final level of appeal
within the American National Standards Institute.
The ANSI Appeals Board shall consider appeals by directly and materially
affected persons (organizations, companies, government agencies, individuals,
and the like) who believe they have been, or will be, adversely affected by a
decision of ANSI, whether in the form of action or inaction or in the
implementation of ANSI procedures as they may be amended from time to time.
These procedures include, but are not limited to:
ANSI Auditing Policy and Procedures
ANSI Essential Requirements: Due process requirements for American National
ANSI Manual of Operations for Accreditation of Certification Programs
ANSI Policy and Criteria for Accreditation of Certification Programs
ANSI Procedures for the National Adoption of ISO and IEC Standards as American
ANSI Procedures for U.S. Participation in the International Standards
Activities of the ISO, including Annex B, Criteria for
the Development and Coordination of U.S. Positions in the International
Standardization Activities of the ISO and IEC
Operating Procedures of the Accreditation Committee
Operating Procedures of the ANSI Board of Standards Review
Operating Procedures of the ANSI Executive Standards Council
Operating Procedures of the United States National Committee of the
International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC)
Persons interested in participating as a member of the ANSI Appeals Board should
contact Anne Caldas at email@example.com
Chair ANSI Appeals Board
ANSI Appeals Board
Valley View Corporation
Department of Commerce/ITA
United States Department of Defense
Membership in the Institute shall be a prerequisite for participation on the
ANSI Appeals Board, unless, the Board of Directors specifically permits an
exception. Members are chosen from a variety of categories within ANSI
membership, to represent the broadest number of members within ANSI.*
* The resident counsel of ANSI, or in his or her absence, outside ANSI counsel,
shall be a non-voting, ex-officio member of the Appeals Board.
The ANSI Appeals Board shall have a membership of not less than nine nor more
than eighteen members appointed by the chairperson of the Board of ANSI, with
the approval of the Board of Directors. Members shall be appointed for a term
of three years commencing on January 1, and shall be eligible for reappointment
for two additional 3-year terms. The maximum number of possible years of
service is 12 (if the member is serving as chair).
The ANSI Appeals Board follows the ANSI Appeals Board Operating Procedures.
For more information and to review the Operating Procedures,
The ANSI Appeals Board meets as needed.
Access to the ANSI Appeals Board Document Library is restricted to ANSI Appeals
Board members only.
For information about access to the Public Documents Library,
If you are not already a company member of ANSI, find out more about the
benefits of ANSI membership.
For membership application forms,
Secretary ANSI Appeals Board
Tel: (212) 642-4914
Fax: (212) 840-2298
Patricia (Patty) Griffin,
Vice-President and General Counsel
Tel: (212) 642-4954
Fax: (212) 840-2298