Through our Partnerships program, CLSI provides international outreach services and hands-on support to laboratories in resource-constrained countries, helping them achieve sustainable quality with systems to better diagnose and treat patients with infectious diseases.
The Consensus Council serves as the consensus body for CLSI. It sets priorities for and manages CLSI standards development and identifies continual improvement opportunities for standards development-related processes. The Consensus Council also votes on Final Draft documents to confirm adherence to process requirements.
What positions are available?
What are my duties as a member of the Consensus Council?
Consensus Council members should have general knowledge of CLSI and the clinical laboratory field and be willing to learn the CLSI Standards Development Policies and Processes, to review and judge materials submitted by peers, and make decisions in alignment with Board-directed goals and objectives. Consensus Council members are expected to actively participate in Consensus Council activities, conference calls, and meetings.
How often does the committee meet?
Quarterly Committees Weeks provide opportunities for volunteers to meet and conduct CLSI business face-to-face. Typically, the Consensus Council meets each Committees Week, and periodically via Web conference. There is no attendance fee for Committees Week meetings, but registration is required.
Meeting dates and locations through the next two years can be found at clsi.org/meetings.
I’m interested! What are my next steps?
Complete your Volunteer Profile to be notified directly of future volunteer opportunities.
Deirdre Astin, MT, MS(ASCP) / Member / New York State Department of Health, United States
Anne T. Daley, MS, MT(ASCP)DLM, CMQ/OE(ASQ)CSBB / Member / ARUP Laboratories, United States
Avis Danishefsky, PhD / Member / FDA Center for Devices and Radiological Health, United States
Collette Fitzgerald, PhD / Member / Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, United States
Mary Lou Gantzer, PhD, FACB / Emeritus Member, United States
Michelle McLean, MS, MT(ASCP), BS / Member / Greiner Bio-One, Inc., United States
Tania Motschman, MS, MT(ASCP)SBB / Vice-Chairholder / Laboratory Corporation of America, United States
James H. Nichols, PhD, DABCC, FAACC / Member / Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, United States
M. Laura Parnas, PhD, DABCC / Member / Roche Diagnostics, United States
James R. Petisce, PhD / Chairholder / BD Diagnostic Systems, United States
Victoria Petrides, MS / Member / Abbott Laboratories, United States
Robert Rej, PhD / Emeritus Member / New York State Department of Health - Wadsworth Center, United States
Matthew A. Wikler, MD, FIDSA, MBA / Member / IDTD Consulting, United States