Harnessing the Challenges in Reinventing California's Laboratory Accreditation Program - Expert Panel Perspective

Oral Presentation

Prepared by L. Phelps
US EPA - Office of the Science Advisor, 109 T.W. Alexander Drive (E243-05), Research Triangle Park, NC, 27711, United States


Contact Information: [email protected]; 919-541-5544


ABSTRACT

Californiaís Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program has taken a journey of transformation beginning with the acknowledgment of a troubled program. The first step was to commission an Expert Review Panel to identify the programís weaknesses and chart the course for improvements. Hear perspectives from the Expert Panel, ELAP, and stakeholders as they take the road to making ELAP an effective, sustainable accreditation program.