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ANSI Board of Directors Names Volunteer Leaders for 2019

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Board of Directors has announced its new members and officers for the term beginning January 1, 2019.

GP Russ Chaney, chief executive officer, IAPMO, was appointed to a second term as chair of the ANSI Board.

Kevan Lawlor, NSF International, will continue in the role of immediate past chair.

Supporting the chair will be the following vice chairs: Mary McKiel, Ph.D., American Academy of Forensic Sciences; David Miller, American Petroleum Institute; Phil Piqueira, UL; and Paris Stavrianidis, FM Approvals.

The following individuals have been elected to the Board as directors-at-large for terms beginning January 2019 and concluding at year-end 2021:

  • Stephen Crawford, Ph.D., George Washington University Institute of Public Policy
  • Donald R. Deutsch, Ph.D., Oracle
  • Jamie Ferguson, Kaiser Permanente International
  • Earl Lawrence, Federal Aviation Administration
  • Kevin Lippert, Eaton Corporation
  • Angus Low, Rockwell Automation
  • Edward F. Mikoski Jr., Electronic Components Industry Association
  • Earl Nied, Intel Corporation
  • Dan Roley, Caterpillar Incorporated
  • Cynthia Woodley, Ed.D., Professional Testing, Inc.

In addition, the Board of Directors Nominating Committee has filled the vacant director-at-large positions with:

  • Susan Carioti, ASIS International
  • Jack Pokrzywa, SAE International

The following Board members will serve as ANSI Member Forum chairs beginning in 2019: Linda Golodner (Consumer Interest Forum), James Matthews III (Company Member Forum), Timothy A. Klein (Government Member Forum), and Claire Ramspeck (Organizational Member Forum).

Individuals leaving the Board at the end of 2018 are as follows:

  • Paul Hearty, Sony Electronics
  • Joe McGuire, AHAM
  • Susan Miller, ATIS
  • Rachel Weintraub, Consumer Federation of America

The members and staff of the ANSI Federation express their gratitude and thanks to all of these individuals for their many contributions and efforts in support of the Institute and the U.S. voluntary consensus standardization and conformity assessment community.


Jana Zabinski

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Beth Goodbaum

Journalist/Communications Specialist


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