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1 IEEE SCC18 & National Fire Protection Association Standards & External Representative Overview Melvin K Sanders OB/C Type 1 SCC18 Chair 09 August 2012 (Rev)

2 2 Topics Authorization of Standards Coordinating Committee 18 (SCC18) SCC18 Operating Procedures ( P & P) SCC18 & National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) SCC18 & IEEE-External Representatives (ER)

3 3 Authorization for SCC18 IEEE Bylaw I establishes the IEEE Standards Association (SA) IEEE-SA OM Clause 5.1 provides for IEEE-SA Board of Governors to establish IEEE-SA Standards Board (SB) IEEE-SASB By-Laws –4.1.3 establishes SCC Coordinator annual appointment –4.2.4 establisher AudCom which reviews all procedures of Accredited Standards Committees

4 4 Authorization for SCC18 (Cont.) –4.3.1 Establishes SCCs  Reports directly to SASB  Activity encompasses multiple Societies  Type 1 are forums for exchange of information to avoid duplication  Type 1 do not develop standards  Owning Board/Committee Chair are appointed by and serve as will of SASB

5 5 Authorization for SCC18 (Cont.) IEEE-SASB OM supplements SASB By-Laws –4.3 provides for formation of SCCs and its officers –4.4.2 IEEE-SA membership is encouraged  NOTE: SCC18 Operating Procedures requires SA membership –4.5 SCC18 Chair annual reports to SASB –4.6 Provides basis for disbanding SCCs –5.1.1 requires SCC Operating Procedures to be reviewed within 5 year intervals

6 6 SCC18 Operating Procedures Introduction –Adherence to ensure applicability of IEEE’s indemnification (hold harmless) policy –Due process for those with direct and material interests meeting these procedures –Openness, and balance of members so any single interest category cannot achieve dominance –Comply with applicable laws, incorporation, and hierarchy of IEEE –Robert’s Rules of Order are recommended guides for non-specific procedures

7 7 SCC18 Operating Procedures Scope –IEEE Type 1 serving as a forum for information exchange in technical areas –SCC18 Type 1 does not develop standards –Develops IEEE position for NFPA Committees –Coordinates between IEEE Societies and Technical Committees (TC) on  Toxicity and fire hazard assessment  Brings these matters to NFPA –IEEE-SASB OM governs Scope issues

8 8 SCC18 Operating Procedures 1.0 Organization of the Committee –Chair, Vice-Chair and Secretary –Membership consists of  Principal and Alternates to NFPA TC  Liaison members from IEEE Societies and TC –IEEE External Representatives (IEEE-ER) (principal and alternate) meet interest categories of NFPA for IEEE organizational participation –SCC18 ensures balanced Committee interests as specified by IEEE-SA procedures

9 9 SCC18 Operating Procedures 2.0 Responsibilities of the Committee –10 specific items  Position on NFPA TC actions – coordinate between IEEE and NFPA on IEEE sanctioned NFPA revision proposals –other matters requiring Committee actions – not responsible for developing, maintaining or interpreting any IEEE standards – provide information on IEEE TC NFPA requests but no interpretations – annually reports to SASB – cooperates with other SDO – guard against unauthorized actions – notify IEEE-SASB when needed – establish criteria to determine balance

10 10 SCC18 Operating Procedures 3.0 Offices –SASB appoints and removes Chair  Any member grade but must be SA member  Organize Committee and its compliance  Recommends IEEE appointees to NFPA TC to IEEE Standards Staff Liaison  Chair is non-member of SCC18 and non-voting –Vice-Chair and Secretary  Appointed by Chair with concurrence of SCC18 members and are voting members at all times  Secretary records and publishes adminstrative work

11 11 SCC18 Operating Procedures 4.0 Membership –Appointed by Chair, IEEE-SASB or representatives of IEEE Societies –Members are  IEEE-ER Principal or Alternates to NFPA TC  IEEE TC appointees meeting SCC18 criteria –Must be SA members –All must submit application documentation for approval –Members self-categorize in one of 11 types

12 12 SCC18 Operating Procedures 4.1 Application –Addressed to Chair –Provide applicant’s direct and material interest in Committee’s work –Provide qualifications –Indicate willingness to actively participate –Has necessary support to participate in SCC18 work

13 13 SCC18 Operating Procedures 4.2 Process for NFPA (TC) Code Panel Representation –Meets NFPA criteria –Qualifications for nominations  Member of IEEE-SA, active member of IEEE TC with direct interest to NFPA CMP/TC applied for, direct and material interest in NFPA work and willingness and qualifications to actively participate, and meet IEEE organizational interest category requirements

14 14 SCC18 Operating Procedures 4.2 Process for NFPA (CMP/TC) Code Panel Representation (Cont.)  Nominated by SCC18 Committee Chair  Nomination recommendation by IEEE TC Chair  IEEE TC nominees submit recommendation to SCC18 Chair –Nominees meet all SCC18 & IEEE-ER requirements –Forward to IEEE-SA for ER consideration –All will be voting members of SCC18  IEEE Staff Liaison processes application to NFPA submittal

15 15 SCC18 Operating Procedures 4.3 Membership roster –Secretary maintains and distributes at least annually  Includes Committee title and designation  Scope of Committee  Officers  SCC18 members and member contact information  Subgroup titles and officers

16 16 SCC18 Operating Procedures 4.4 Review of membership –Conducted annually –Chair, Secretary and one-at-large approved by membership  Member participation  Two missed called meetings result in recommendation to terminate membership 4.5 Interest categories –SCC18 members must meet the interest category requirements of IEEE-SA

17 17 SCC18 Operating Procedures 4.6 Committee procedures for processing NFPA Standards –NFPA  Follow the requirements of the respective NFPA CMP/TC of interest  Applies to both IEEE-ER and IEEE TC members of SCC18 –SCC18  IEEE-ER must attend all NFPA CMP/TC meetings and all SCC18 called meetings

18 18 SCC18 Operating Procedures 4.6 Committee procedures for processing NFPA Standards (Cont.) –Directed votes  Support NFPA proposed CMP/TC actions  Oppose for technical issues, or does not represent best engineering practices, or is not based upon field experiences –Opposing votes require supporting statements  Supporting votes may provide supporting statements

19 19 SCC18 Operating Procedures 4.7 External Representative Requirements –IEEE-SA OM Clause 7 Relationships with Standard Organizations (latest revision) must be followed 5.0 Not used 6.0 Meetings –Held in conjunction with NFPA schedule –Others by petition –TG meet as determined by their members

20 20 SCC18 Operating Procedures 6.1 Quorum –Requires majority of SCC18 members are present  Motions when quorum is not met require 2/3 of all SCC18 members

21 21 SCC18 Operating Procedures 7.0 Vote –Each member votes  Affirmative to support ER recommendation  Negative to oppose ER recommendation  Abstention 7.1 Voting by Mail –All motions require a 2/3 of all SCC18 members

22 22 SCC18 Operating Procedures 7.2 Ad Hoc actions –Appointed at discretion of Chair  Reserved for use when NFPA schedule precludes called Committee meeting or a full letter ballot –3 to 5 members plus the Chair –Majority required of Ad Hoc Committee to provide Committee position

23 23 SCC18 Operating Procedures 7.3 Approval by majority –At meetings or by letter (or )  Formation of subgroup(s)  Disbandment of subgroup(s)  Directed votes on NFPA actions (letter ballots only) –At meetings only  Directed NFPA ballots – approval of minutes – authorization of letter ballot – authorization for Chair to act for committee – confirming Chair appointments

24 24 SCC18 Operating Procedures 7.4 Approval by 2/3 –Letter ballots or equivalent formal recorded votes  A majority of full membership providing 2/3 of those responding, excluding abstentions for –Adoption or revisions of Committee actions –Approval of change of Committee scope –Approval of termination of the Committee

25 25 SCC18 Operating Procedures 8.0 Communications –Committee officers should use official letterhead or for Committee activities –Informal internal communications with Chair copied –Others copied as appropriate –External communication  Directed through Chair to SCC18/IEEE-ER or through Chair to non-SCC18/IEEE-ER public  Includes all external subcommittee correspondence  NFPA regulations are excepted with Chair copied

26 26 SCC18 Operating Procedures 9.0 Appeals –Impartial consideration is to be given on any appeal relating to Committee action –IEEE TC appeals must be considered on their technical merits –NFPA appeals are subject to NFPA criteria subject to IEEE requirements

27 27 SCC18 Operating Procedures 10.0 Position statements for standards –Comply with IEEE-SASB OM  For both governmental and intergovernmental –Require Committee 2/3 approval –Informal communications should be clear they are explantions and are NOT formal interpretations  SASB OM: provides suggested text –Position statements by others must go through IEEE SA SB

28 28 SCC18 Operating Procedures 11 Standards publicity –Committee encouraged to contact IEEE Staff Liaison for assistance –See also IEEE-SASB OM: for additional instructions

29 29 SCC18 & NFPA Technical Committees National Fire Protection Association –NFPA 70™ National Electrical Code ® ( NEC ®) –NFPA 70B Recommended Practice for Electrical Equipment Maintenance –NFPA 70E ® Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace ® –NFPA 73 Standard for Electrical Inspection for Existing Dwellings –NFPA ® 780 Standard for Lightning Protection Systems

30 30 SCC18 & NFPA Technical Committees NFPA 70™ National Electrical Code ® ( NEC ®) –Purpose  Practical safeguarding – adequate – some restrictions on user – related to IEC Section 131 –Scope  Covers facility electrical installations  Does not cover those subject to federal or other statutory regulations

31 31 SCC18 & NFPA Technical Committees NEC ® has 19 Code Making Panels and their responsibility is to review and ballot on all public provided Proposals and follow-up Comments The many Articles making up the NEC ® are divided among the CMP to provide the greatest experience and technical expertise possible

32 32 SCC18 & NFPA Technical Committees CMP 1: Articles 90, 100, 110, Chapter 9 Table 10 and Annexes A, H and I –This family of Articles covers  Administrative, general definitions  General examination, use and workspace requirements  Conductor Class B & C stranding  Annex A provides list of product safety Stds  Annex H provides model inspection department operations  Annex I provides fastener torque values

33 33 SCC18 & NFPA Technical Committees CMP 2: Articles 210, 215, 220, Annex D Examples D1 through D6 –This family of Articles covers  All general branch circuits other than standard and hermetic motor types  All feeders supplying general branch circcuits except for certain electrolytic cell lines  Provides for all load calculations  Annex D Example D1 through D6 provides general calculation examples –Does not include motor, ASD, mobile home, park trailer, and cable tray

34 34 SCC18 & NFPA Technical Committees CMP 3: 300, 590, 720, 725, 760, Chapter 9 Tables 11(A) & 12(B), Tables 12(A) and (B) –This family of Articles covers  All wiring methods not integral to equipment  Covers temporary wiring  Covers ac or dc < 50 v; control, signaling and power limited circuits not integral to equipment; industrial control circuits ≤ 150 V and 5 A  Also covers fire alarm, Chapter 9 Tables 11 & 12

35 35 SCC18 & NFPA Technical Committees CMP 4: 225, 230, 690, 692, 694, 705 –This family of Articles covers  Branch and feeder exterior circuits and related equipment  Service conductor and related control, protection and installation  PV and fuel cell power systems, small wind (turbine) electric system ≤ 100 kW and single or multiple electric power production sources operating in parallel with utilities

36 36 SCC18 & NFPA Technical Committees CMP 5: 200, 250, 280, 285 –This family of Articles covers  Grounded conductor identification, termination, and identification  Grounding and bonding of electrical installations  Surge arresters installations of > 1 kV and surge arresters of ≤ 1 kV Types 2, 3 and 4

37 37 SCC18 & NFPA Technical Committees CMP 6: 310, 400, 402, Chapter 9 Tables 5 through 9, Annex B –This family of Articles covers  Covers conductors and type designation; insulation and marking; mechanical features  Flexible cords and cables ≤ 600 V; fixture wires  Chapter 9 Tables 5 through 0 covers installation of different size and physical properties  Annex B provides for engineering supervised underground wiring tables

38 38 SCC18 & NFPA Technical Committees CMP 7: 320, 322, 324, 326, 328, 330, 332, 334, 336, 338, 340, 382, 394, 396, 398, 399 –This family of Articles covers  Non-flexing duty cables and installation; non- metallic extensions; knob- and-tube wiring; messenger-supported wiring; open wiring on insulators; and outdoor overhead conductors > 600 V

39 39 SCC18 & NFPA Technical Committees CMP 8: 342, 344, 348, 350, 352, 353, 354, 355, 356, 358, 360, 362, 366, 368, 370, 372, 374, 376, 378, 380, 384, 386, 388, 390, 392, Chapter 9 Tables 1 through 4, Annex C –This family of Articles covers  Rigid and flexible conduit and tubing raceway; auxiliary gutter and wireways; busways, cablebus; cellular floor, strut-type channel, surface, underfloor raceways; multioutlet assemblies; cable trays; Chapter 9 Tables 1 through 4 and Annex C for raceway fill

40 40 SCC18 & NFPA Technical Committees CMP 9: 312, 314, 404, 408, 450, 490 –This family of Articles covers  Cabinets, cutout boxes, meter enclosures, boxes and conduit bodies; switching & switching devices and circuit breakers ≤ 600 V  Switchboards, panelboards ≤ 600 V  All transformers other than specific application type  Provide general requirements for > 600 V equipment

41 41 SCC18 & NFPA Technical Committees CMP 10: 240 –This Articles covers  All overcurrent protection and related devices

42 42 SCC18 & NFPA Technical Committees CMP 11: 409, 430, 440, 460, 470, Annex D Example D8 –This family of Articles covers  General use type industrial control panels; standard motors, their motor circuits, controllers, and protection; hermetic type motors branch circuits and control; capacitor circuits not a component of other apparatus; resistors and reactors for ≤ 600 V not a component of other apparatus  Annex D Example D8 motor circuit example

43 43 SCC18 & NFPA Technical Committees CMP 12: 610, 620, 625, 626, 630, 640, 645, 647, 650, 660, 665, 668, 669, 670, 685, Annex D Examples D9 & D10 –This family of Articles covers  Cranes & hoists, electric vehicle and truck parking spaces; electric welders; audio equipment; information technology and sensitive electronic equipment, pipe organ; X- ray, induction & dielectric heating equipment, electrolytic cells, industrial electroplating; integrated electrical systems; Annex D Examples D9 & 10 for generator field control and ASD feeder examples

44 44 SCC18 & NFPA Technical Committees CMP 13: 445, 455, 480, 695, 700, 701, 702, 708, Annex F and G –This family of Articles covers  Generators, phase convertors, storage batteries; fire pumps, emergency & optional standby systems; critical operations power systems (COPS)  Annex F information for COPS application  Annex G supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA)

45 45 SCC18 & NFPA Technical Committees CMP 14: 500, 501, 502, 503, 504, 505, 506, 510, 511, 513, 514, 515, 516 –This family of Articles covers  Hazardous chemical electrical installations and equipment application

46 46 SCC18 & NFPA Technical Committees CMP 15: 517, 518, 520, 522, 525, 530, 540 –This family of Articles covers  Health care facilities; places of assemblies and theatre areas; permanent amusement park controls; carnivals, circuses, fairs and similar events; motion picture and projection rooms and TV studios

47 47 SCC18 & NFPA Technical Committees CMP 16: 770, 800, 810, 820, 830, 840 –This family of Articles covers  Fiberoptic, telecommunications, antennas of all types, CATV, net-work and premises- powered broadband communication systems

48 48 SCC18 & NFPA Technical Committees CMP 17: 422, 424, 426, 427, 680, 682 –This family of Articles covers  Appliances; fixed electric space-heating, fixed outdoor electric de-icing snow-melting equipment; fixed heating equipment for pipeline & vessels; swimming pools, fountain, natural and artificial bodies of water electrical installations

49 49 SCC18 & NFPA Technical Committees CMP 18: 406, 410, 411, 600, 605 –This family of Articles covers  Lighting systems above and below 30 V; electric signs & outline lighting office furnishing listing & wired partitions

50 50 SCC18 & NFPA Technical Committees CMP 19: 545, 547, 550, 551, 552, 553, 555, 604, 675, Annex D Examples D11 & 12 –This family of Articles covers  Manufactured and agricultural buildings, RV units and parks, park trailers, floating buildings, marina and boatyards, manufactured wiring systems, electrically driven or controlled irrigation systems

51 51 SCC18 & NFPA Technical Committees NFPA 70B Recommended Practice for Electrical Equipment Maintenance –Scope  Preventative maintenance of electrical, electronic & communication systems & equipment –Not intended to duplicate or supersede manufacturer’s instructions –Intended for larger installations  Industrial, institutional, commercial, large apartment complexes –Not intended to address electrical equipment primarily used in homes

52 52 SCC18 & NFPA Technical Committees –NFPA 70E ® Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace ®  Purpose –Provide practical safe working area for employees relative to hazards associated with use of electrical equipment  Scope –Employee electrical safety concerns of installation, operation, maintenance, & demolition –Follows lead of NFPA 70 as to what is covered and not covered

53 53 SCC18 & NFPA Technical Committees NFPA 73 Electrical Inspection Code for Existing Dwellings –Scope  Enables identification of (non-explosive) hazardous conditions evident during visual electrical system inspections in existing one- & two-family& multifamily dwellings –Includes mobile and manufactured homes  Does not define installation requirements for convenience or utilitarian purposes.

54 54 SCC18 & NFPA Technical Committees NFPA ® 780 Standard for Lightning Protection Systems –Scope  Covers traditional (Franklin) LPS –Ordinary & miscellaneous structures and occupancies –Heavy duty stacks & watercraft –Flammable gases, vapors, liquids & explosives  Does not cover –Electric generating, transmission & distribution systems –Early streamer or charge dissipation systems

55 55 SCC18 & IEEE-External Representatives Qualify for ER nomination –Must be IEEE and IEEE-SA member  Active member of IEEE TC having direct interest to NFPA applicable committee  Member has a direct and material interest in NFPA CMP/TC work & willingness & qualifications  Nominees must meet both IEEE category requirements as well as NFPA categories participation

56 56 SCC18 & IEEE-External Representatives IEEE-ER represents IEEE interests on NFPA CMP/TC –ER policy has been approved to provide guidance for representing IEEE –IEEE Bylaw I authorized IEEE-SA as the authorized body to represent IEEE on matters concerning IEEE standards activity –IEEE-SA participation on other bodies does not diminish its independence and authority over its own SDO activity

57 57 SCC18 & IEEE-External Representatives ER policy rationale –IEEE is large and complex body with many fields of interest –Many groups seek & obtain IEEE representation for specific purposes –To enable IEEE to “speak with one voice” IEEE Board of Directors empowered SA to develop and approve a suitable policy  Policy for ER approved December 2008  BoG approved IEEE-SA OM December 2009  sect7.html#7

58 58 SCC18 & IEEE-External Representatives ER Defined –Volunteer appointed by IEEE-SA to represent IEEE on matters for standards  To external (i.e., non-IEEE organization, committee or entity)  Participates in consensus building on NFPA CMP/TC –Owning Board/Committee  IEEE-SA Board, IEEE-SA committee, standards sponsor responsible for ensuring consensus of ER is that of OB/C and IEEE-SA –IEEE-SA SCC18 is such an OB/C

59 59 SCC18 & IEEE-External Representatives Imperative principles –Openness  Access to the process  Information & actions public availability  Include all materially & interested affected parties  Open participation does not mean membership or a vote –Balance  Reps from all materially & affected parties  No one category dominance

60 60 SCC18 & IEEE-External Representatives Imperative principles (Cont.) –Due process  Develop procedures, make available, and follow –Consensus  Agreement among the majority  Does not mean unanimity –Right of appeal  Right to have a case heard  Based on either procedual or technical

61 61 SCC18 & IEEE-External Representatives Requirements –ER always acts in interest of IEEE-SA –OB/C Chair  Not serve as ER unless excepted by IEEE-SA based upon OB/C request  IEEE-SA may decide ER can represent that body which OB/C Chairs –IEEE-SASB may be the OB/C

62 62 SCC18 & IEEE-External Representatives Requirements (Cont.) –ER may serve a duty, fiduciary or otherwise to another organization  May be organization to which the ER is appointed to represent IEEE-SA  The ER employer  Of any other ER affiliation –This may result in conflicts for the ER

63 63 SCC18 & IEEE-External Representatives Requirements (Cont.) –In the event conflicts arise  ER is to recuse themselves on that issue  Report to OB/C the situation  OB/C recommends course of action to IEEE- SA concerning the external organization –Duty to IEEE-SA takes priority which is deemed met as a result of the recusal  Recusal may result in leaving the meeting room while abstention may allow participation on issues but not to vote

64 64 SCC18 & IEEE-External Representatives Attributes –OB/C reviews the following  Scientific and technical expertise relevancy to the external organization, committee, entity  Familiarity with operations and goals of the specific external organization, committee, entity  Ability to articulate IEEE-SA goals, objectives, activities clearly in context of the external organization, committee, entity

65 65 SCC18 & IEEE-External Representatives Attributes –OB/C determines the following  Individual does not have conflicts of interests specific external organization, committee, entity to which ER would represent IEEE-SA  The individual shall –File a signed letter with both OB/C and IEEE- SASB Secretary covering  Their affiliation(s) per IEEE-SA OM &  Letter of endorsement from affiliation(s)  Complete IEEE-SA Conflict of Interest Disclosure statement with IEEE-SA Secretary –Ensure the accuracy of their documentation

66 66 SCC18 & IEEE-External Representatives Reports –ER files regular reports to OB/C  Description of OB/C objectives and guidance with external organization  Summary of significant positions and actions taken by ER  Achieved results including agreements & disagreements  Issues summary where ER chose to recuse  ER future plans and milestones  Summary of future plans of the external organization and relative guidance requests

67 67 SCC18 & IEEE-External Representatives Appointments –IEEE-SA BoG shall confirm their appointment, or reappointment, to that position –ER serve no less than 1 year; reappointed at discretion of OB/C

68 68 SCC18 & IEEE-External Representatives Annual review –OB/C reports annually to both IEEE-SA BoG and IEEE-SASB on ER status Liaison relationships –OB/C identifies other committees IEEE- SA should place under their purview –OB/C develops liaison with such and inform them of ER positions taken

69 69 SCC18 & IEEE-External Representatives Implementation of ER policy –After nominee applies for ER and before appointment  Letter(s) of affiliation and endorsement  Declaration of conflict of interest statement

70 70 SCC18 & IEEE-External Representatives Declaration of affiliation –Disclosure at any working group of project meeting  Chair to inform all of this requirement (See IEEE-SA By-Laws )  Disclosure of employer & any other affiliation  Definition reminder of affiliation (See IEEE- SASB By-Laws )  Possible penalties incurred for non- compliance

71 71 SCC18 & IEEE-External Representatives Definition of affiliation –“An individual is deemed “affiliated” with any individual or entity that has been, or will be, financially or materially supporting that individual’s participation in a particular standards activity. This includes, but is not limited to, his or her employer and any individual or entity that has or will have,either directly or indirectly, requested, paid for, or otherwise sponsored his or her participation.”

72 72 SCC18 & IEEE-External Representatives Why the emphasis –IEEE standards development is based on the principles of openness and balance What about a consultant –The definition states it is the person or entity that is financially or materially supporting your participation –See Declaration of Affiliation FAQ  nce/conflict_of_interest/coiandpob.html nce/conflict_of_interest/coiandpob.html

73 73 SCC18 & IEEE-External Representatives Must declare affiliation in “myProject” –An IEEE Web Account is required –Access myProject site  site site –Use IEEE Web Account login and password –Complete requested affiilation information

74 74 SCC18 & IEEE-External Representatives Set & Manage Activity Profile for SCC18 –From myProject Homepage, select –On the “Select you Activity Areas” scroll to “IEEE-SASB Coordination Committees” and click on “+” sign to view SCC18 National Fire Protection Association Standards  Check off the box next to SCC18 – National Fire Protection Association Standards  Select

75 75 SCC18 & IEEE-External Representatives Set & Manage Activity Profile for SCC18 (Cont.) – the interest area –Select/enter  If desired employer/affiliation information is not listed, select and add appropriate information –Select

76 76 SCC18 & IEEE-External Representatives Inappropriate discussion topics  Prices, discounts, or terms of sale  Profits, profit margins or cost data  Market shares, sales territories or markets  Allocation of customers, markets, territories  Discriminatory licensing provisions  Topics that could result in hindrance of competition or of product barriers to entry by new competitors  Selection, rejection, termination of customer or supplies  Restricting territory or markets where a company may sell or resell products  Restricting customers  Bidding or the restraint of bidding  Any matter that restricts a participants independence

77 77 SCC18 & IEEE-External Representatives Summary –SCC18 is authorized through IEEE-SASB to represent IEEE on specific NFPA CMP/TC –SCC18 memberships are affirmed by IEEE-SASB  Assist in developing IEEE-ER position on NFPA TC & CMP ROP/ROC  Membership activity is reviewed annually –IEEE-ER are appointed by IEEE-SASB to NFPA TC & CMP from SCC18 members  One year minimum and can be extended –SCC18 and IEEE-ER serve at will and pleasure of IEEE-SASB

78 78 SCC18 & IEEE-External Representatives Contacts for SCC18 membership inquiry –IEEE-SA OB/C Chair SCC18 Mel Sanders   Cell –IEEE-Staff Liaison Standards Development Sue Vogel 

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