Presentation on theme: "Monogram Program Oversight Board Status and Proposed Path Forward for the ECS API Summer Standards Conference Westminster, Colorado June 26, 2009."— Presentation transcript:
Monogram Program Oversight Board Status and Proposed Path Forward for the ECS API Summer Standards Conference Westminster, Colorado June 26, 2009
Existing Situation Monogram Program [M.P.] –Part of Certifications Group at API –Fiduciary Oversight by GCSP –Unclear Policy Oversight (e.g., C4/SC18) ECS responsible for managing M.P. Revise S1 to Address Proposed Oversight of the M.P.
Monogram Program Oversight Support SC18 Retaining Quality Issues: –Definition of What Constitutes “Manufacturing” –Uniformity of Welding Requirements –Monogram Marking Issues (Spec Q1, Annex A) –Other New Work Items on Quality Issues Support M. P. Oversight Body: –“Guest-Host” Types of Issues –Program Advisories –Other Activities that Impact Licensee’s Ability to Meet the License Agreement or Program Requirements
Monogram Program Oversight (cont’d) Monogram Program Board: –Proposed Oversight Language for Board Activities Developed by SC18 (TG3) –Final Language to be Developed by ECS –Final Language to be Integrated into S1 –Value-Add Elevates Policy Issues to ECS to be Considered at Company Level
Path Forward Options for Proposing Board Roles and Responsibilities –ECS Charges API Staff –ECS Charges Ad Hoc Work Group (C. Williams) What –Seek Input from ECS –Addresses the Needs of All SCs Why –To Provide Consistency with Other similar Oversight Groups within Certifications
Path Forward API Staff/Ad Hoc Group Recommendation to ECS by 9/2009 New Board Established (10/2009) First Board Meeting (before next Standards Conference in January 2010) First Report back to ECS at January 2010 Standards Conference