Nominees are required to be actively involved in international and/or national standardization activities such as development (e.g. standards, guides), implementation (e.g. accreditation, certification), policy (e.g. trade agreements), research, and/or technical assistance (e.g. projects assisting developing/emerging economies).
Nominee participation may include but is not limited to the following areas:
International Standardization Activities
- International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and SCC Mirror Committees of ISO;
- International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) and SCC Mirror Committees of IEC;
- Joint Technical Committee (JTC);
- ISO/CASCO (ISO Committee on Conformity Assessment) and its SCC Mirror Committee;
- ISO/COPOLCO (ISO Committee on Consumer Policy) and its SCC Mirror Committee;
- International Accreditation Forum (IAF);
- Pacific Accreditation Cooperation (PAC);
- International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC);
- InterAmerican Accreditation Cooperation (IAAC);
- Pan American Standards Commission (COPANT);
- Pacific Area Standards Congress (PASC).
National Standardization Activities
- Current and previous advisory councils and committees, including but not limited to: the National Public Safety Advisory Committee (NPSAC), the Accreditation Advisory Panel (AAP), the Provincial-Territorial Advisory Committee (PTAC), the Provincial/Territorial Policy Advisory Committee on Codes (PTPACC), the Interprovincial Gas Advisory Council (IGAC), the Canadian Advisory Council on Plumbing (CACP), the Canadian Advisory Council on Electrical Safety (CACES), and the Advisory Panel on Standards (APS);
- Canadian National Committee of IEC (CANC);
- Consumer and Public Interest Panel (CPIP);
- Task groups (TG) such as the TG Lab, TG Certification Bodies;
- A body accredited by the Standards Council of Canada, such as a standards development organization, a laboratory, a product certification body, a personnel certification body, an inspection body, a management systems certification body, and/or greenhouse gas verification and validation body;
- An organization that participates in standardization activities such as a business, a non-governmental organization or an academic, consumer, and/or government body (federal, territorial, provincial, municipal).
NOTE: Members of the Standards Council of Canada’s Governing Council are not eligible for nomination.