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Explore Standards Development Volunteer Opportunities


CLSI is looking for volunteers to serve on its consensus committees and subcommittees.

Volunteers selected to participate on a consensus committee or subcommittee will be responsible for assisting with development, oversight, and review of consensus documents. Other responsibilities include:

  • Reviewing draft documents to ensure technical content is accurate and relevant for the intended audience
  • Confirming all comments have been addressed satisfactorily and appropriate revisions have been made to the document
  • Deeming overall quality of the document acceptable
  • Ensuring the document is ready for publication as an approved consensus document

Consensus Committees


CLSI is requesting nominations for volunteers to serve as members and contributors on document development committees for a new project and a document revision.

Document Development Committee — New Project: Purchasing and Inventory: Management of Laboratory Supplies and Suppliers

Document Development Committee — Document Revision: Training and Competence Assessment (currently CLSI document QMS03)

Committee Roles and Essential Duties

Requirements for Nomination Consideration

Membership/Administrative Fee Requirement

Due Date for Submission of Required Documentation

To find the latest opportunities to participate on our standards development committees, check out our volunteer postings. If you have a new project you’d like to propose, you can submit your idea here.

Notes on the Selection Process

Volunteer Time Commitment

Please specify your preferred role on the committee for consideration when completing the committee volunteer nomination form. Upon receipt of your volunteer nomination form, a disclosure of interests form will be sent to you for completion.

Questions? Please contact Stephanie Robinson at

Please check back often as new opportunities are continually added. For specific questions related to volunteering, please contact us at

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