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Duties

Formally trained by CALA to assess the conformance of laboratories to the ICO/IEC 17025 standard.

Time commitment

Paid travel to conduct at least six assessments over a three-year period. Paid travel to attend biennial training refresher session.

Qualifications

With more than 5 years experience, you are an expert in lab management, quality practices, or various technical disciplines.


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Duties

Provide input to enhance the quality of CALA and its ability to better serve the laboratory testing community through accreditation.  Evaluate policy development, program effectiveness, and provide guidance on the direction of the company.

Qualifications

We are interested in recruiting members who have a minimum of 10 years of experience working in a testing laboratory or laboratory environment (5 to 10 years experience may be acceptable in some circumstances), are currently in a management position, and are familiar with the ISO/IEC 17025 standard.  We also strive to reflect Canada’s geographic diversity and as such, are principally interested in candidates from Ontario and the Atlantic provinces.  Members from Western Canada are encouraged to indicate their interest in serving on CALA’s Board but additional representation from Eastern Canada is a priority.

Time commitment

  • Terms last for 3 years; members are able to serve up to 2 consecutive terms. 
  • Attendance at the 3-day annual general meeting (when travel safely resumes); travel costs covered by CALA.
  • Attendance at quarterly 2-day meetings, 2 of which are held virtually and 2 are held in person when safe travel resumes; travel costs covered by CALA.
  • Preparation for quarterly meetings includes reviewing materials sent in advance to allow for participation in discussions and contribution of thoughts and opinions; occasionally there will be post-meeting follow-up questions and discussions by email necessitating a response.

You can find a full description of this position using this link:

Board Member Recruitment Web Post.


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