National Policy Committee (NPC)
The NPC is responsible for broad-based policy and position decisions regarding
national standards development process issues, government relations and public
The ANSI National Policy Committee (NPC) is an Institute policy committee that
reports to the
Executive Committee of the ANSI Board of Directors. The following
excerpt from the ANSI By-Laws describes this committee and its role:
Section 6.03 National Policy Committee.
The National Policy Committee shall be responsible for broad-based policy and
position decisions regarding national standards issues and government relations
and public policy issues (except as otherwise delegated by the Board to another
body or to the extent such decision would significantly change or affect the
strategic direction of the Institute or the federation)
Reporting to the NPC are the following Institute program oversight committees:
The NPC is also responsible for reviewing and formulating ANSI positions in
connection with ANSI government-related activities. In addition to activities
related to Congress, federal agencies and state and local governments, the NPC
is responsible for formulating and approving ANSI's role in connection with
outside organizations and coalitions which may be useful in achieving ANSI’s
The NPC may recommend policies or positions to the ANSI Board of Directors for
approval, as necessary.
The NPC Membership is made up of members of ANSI.
The current NPC Chair is:
Ms. Mary H. Saunders
National Institute of Standards and Technology
For a schedule of upcoming meetings,
[Note: Please enter either National Policy Committee or NPC in the Key
Word search field in the ANSI Online calendar of events]
The ANSI National Policy Committee
Document Library contains information available only to registered NPC
members. It requires a username and password to use. To access the document
library, click here.
For more information about document access,
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benefits of ANSI membership.
Scott P. Cooper
Vice President, Government Relations DC