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Laboratory Management Workgroup

Background

The Laboratory Management Workgroup researches, studies, evaluates, and/or assesses issues of concern to the environmental laboratory testing community and will make recommendations to the entire Board for action consistent with ELAB's Charter, as appropriate. Workgroups are utilized to assist the Board in dealing with an array of matters under discussion and distribute the workload in information gathering for the Boards consideration.  Examples of discussion topics include; the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) policies affecting laboratory operations, procurement reform, business, and laboratory ethics; appropriate concerns regarding national environmental accreditation participation, such as by States and/or laboratories; small laboratory representation; development of means of outreach to improve laboratory and State/federal Agency participation; participate in means to insure self-sufficiency for national laboratory accreditation; analyst certification as a tool in accreditation process; storage and disposition of hazardous materials and/or wastes in laboratory operations specifically it relates to Homeland Security, training needs for all personnel; assessor consistency for national laboratory accreditation; industry capacity and capabilities; and management systems.

Workgroup Members:

David (Dave) Speis
Aurora Shields
John (Jack) Farrell
Susan Mazur
Michelle Wade

 

Attached below are the minutes of the workgroup and draft documents by the workgroup for consideration of the Board. Workgroups are utilized to assist the Board in dealing with an array of matters under discussion and distribute the workload in information gathering for the Boards consideration. The files within this section are in no way considered approved or final products of the Board.

Workgroup Minutes:

Attached below are the most recent minutes of the workgroup with older files available in the Archives.  The files within this section are in no way considered approved or final products of the Board.

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