Executive Standards Council
The ANSI Executive Standards Council (ExSC) is responsible for coordination of
the overall national and international standards activities of the American
National Standards Institute, as well as the accreditation of U.S. TAGs to ISO.
The ANSI Executive Standards Council (ExSC) was established by the Board of
Directors of ANSI with responsibilities that apply to both American National
Standards and to U.S. Technical Advisory Groups (TAGs) to ISO.
The major responsibilities of the ExSC include, but are not limited to:
Developing and maintaining the criteria and procedures for the development and
coordination of American National Standards and for the development and
coordination of U.S. positions in international standards activities and for
auditing such activity;
Establishing and supervising such groups as are needed to plan and coordinate
the development of American National Standards and to determine U.S. positions
in international standards activities; and
Adjudicating related appeals.
Persons interested in participating as a member of the ExSC should contact Anne
Caldas at firstname.lastname@example.org
Ms. Claire Ramspeck
Mr. Neil Bogatz
Mr. William Berger
Ms. Susan Carioti
Lieutenant Commander Scott A. Colburn, MS, BSN, RN
Center for Devices and Radiological Health, FDA
Ms. Mary Donaldson
Mr. Christian Dubay
Mr. Jean-Paul Emard
Ms. Rita M. Harrold
Illuminating Engineering Society of North America
Mr. David Johnson
Dr. John D. Kulick
Mr. Paul Moliski
Intertek ETL SEMKO Americas
Mr. Dan Ryan
Underwriters Laboratories Inc.
Mr. Greg Orloff
CSA America, Inc.
Mr. Gary Robinson
Mr. Kevin Shanahan
Mr. Peter Shebell
United States Department of Homeland Security
Ms. Trudie Williams
* Mr. Colin Church -
U.S. Department of Defense
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
The requirements for membership and the officers of the ExSC are provided in the
ANSI Constitution and By-Laws. In addition, the ExSC shall be composed of
representatives of organizational members, company members, governmental
members, members of the Consumer Interest Council, and members-at-large. An
attempt shall be made to have at least two members, with a maximum of six
members, in each category. The ExSC shall strive to a balance of representation
among categories to the extent possible. Each member is eligible to serve up to
three, three-year terms. The maximum number of possible years of service is 12
(if the member is serving as chair).
* For more information
regarding the position of Standards Advisor, please see the
Operating Procedures for the ANSI Executive Standards Council
Executive Committee (Chair and Vice-Chair hold same positions for this
committee with members elected by the ExSC for one-year terms.)
Maximum of 21 members of the ExSC per term.
Standards Advisors – individuals who display competence in technical areas of
standards development and coordination. They are appointed by the ExSC
|Operating Guidelines and Processes
The ExSC follows the Operating Procedures ANSI Executive Standards Council.
the Operating Procedures
The ExSC meets three times a year, with additional meetings scheduled as needed.
Schedule of upcoming meetings.
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calendar of events.]
The ANSI Executive Standards Council Document Library is restricted to ExSc
members only. The procedures maintained by the ANSI ExSC are available to the
For information regarding domestic
For information regarding international
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
Recording Secretary of the ExSC