Harnessing the Challenges in Reinventing California's Laboratory Accreditation Program - Introduction

Oral Presentation

Prepared by S. Weisberg
Southern California Coastal Water Research Project - Department of Microbiology, 3535 Harbor Blvd., Suite 110, Costa Mesa, CA, 92626, United States

Contact Information: stevew@sccwrp.org; 714-755-3203


California’s Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program has taken a journey of transformation beginning with the acknowledgement of a troubled program. The first step was to commission an Expert Review Panel to identify the program’s 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.