NSF is seeking experts to serve on various NSF Joint Committees

Members provide technical guidance, review and vote on revisions to NSF/ANSI Standards, and address public health and safety issues.  Members are needed to represent the three key groups of Industry, Public Health and Safety / Regulatory, and User stakeholders, which are defined below:

- Industry is a person who produces, assembles, distributes, or sells materials, products, systems, or services covered in the scope of the standard.  Industry trade association representatives are included in this membership classification.

- Public Health and Safety / Regulatory is a person from a public agency (local, regional, state, federal, or international) or represents a professional public / environmental health / safety organization, academia, or a model code organization. 

- User is a person outside the manufacturing sector who purchases, uses, or specifies materials, products, systems, or services covered in the various scopes of the NSF/ANSI Standards.

 Additionally, some Joint Committees may have other stakeholder groups if deemed necessary, which are defined below:

- Academic / NGO is a person who is from a university, college, or nongovernmental organization.

- Distributor is a person who represents the supply change of the product following manufacture.

- Ingredient Supplier is a person who represents the supply chain of a product through manufacture.

- Other Industry is a person who represents other businesses commercially engaged with a product, e.g., suppliers and their trade organizations, recyclers and their trade associations, retailers and their trade associations, and other types of businesses commercially engaged.

Product Certifier / Testing Lab is a person who provides certification or whose facility provides controlled conditions in which testing may be performed.

- Trade Association is a person who represents a collection of companies and/or individuals working in the same industry or user group with similar interests in outcome.

- Water Utility is a person who represents a municipality or private corporation or association that furnishes water to the public for household and drinking purposes.

There are currently openings on the following committees:

Food Equipment

Food Processing Equipment
 
Joint Committee on Food Processing Equipment is seeking Industry, Public Health / Regulatory, and User category members for associated Standards: NSF/ANSI 14159-1, 14159-2, and 14159-3.
 
Residential Equipment
 
Joint Committee on Residential Equipment is seeking Industry, Public Health / Regulatory, and User category members for associated Standard: NSF/ANSI 184.

Health Sciences

Biosafety Cabinetry
 
Joint Committee on Biosafety Cabinetry is seeking Product Certifier / Testing Lab, Public Health / Regulatory, and User category members for associated Standard: NSF/ANSI 49.
 
Cosmetics
 
Joint Committee on Good Manufacturing Practices for Cosmetics/Personal Care Products is currently seeking Public Health / Regulatory category members for associated Standard: NSF/ANSI 455-3.
 
Dietary Supplements
 
Joint Committee on Dietary Supplements is seeking Public Health / Regulatory category members for associated Standards: NSF/ANSI 173 and 321.
 
Joint Committee on Good Manufacturing Practices for Dietary Supplements is seeking Public Health / Regulatory and User category members for associated Standard: NSF/ANSI 455-2.
 
Natural and Organic
 
Joint Committee on Natural Personal Care is seeking Public Health / Regulatory category members for associated Standard: NSF 384.
 
Joint Committee on Organic Personal Care is seeking Public Health / Regulatory and Trade Association category members, associated Standard: NSF/ANSI 305.
 
Over-the-Counter Drugs
 
Joint Committee on Good Manufacturing Practices for Over-the-Counter Drugs is currently seeking Public Health / Regulatory category members for associated Standard: NSF/ANSI 455-4.
 
Pharmaceutical Excipients
 
Joint Committee on Pharmaceutical Excipients is seeking Industry and Public Health / Regulatory category members for associated Standard: NSF/IPEC/ANSI 363.
 
Vaccine Storage
 
Joint Committee on Vaccine Storage is seeking User category members for associated developing Standard: NSF/ANSI 456.

Product Category Rules

PCR BIFMA Committee on Furniture is seeking Public Health / Regulatory category members and Public Commenters for associated PCRs: BIFMA PCR for SeatingBIFMA PCR for Storage, and BIFMA PCR for Systems Products.
 
PCR Committee on Architectural Wood Doors is seeking Public Commenters for associated PCR: PCR for Interior Architectural Wood Door Leaves.
 

PCR Committee on Coil Coatings is seeking Public Health / Regulatory and User category members and Public Commenters for associated PCR: PCR for Coil Coatings.

 
PCR Committee on Composite Products is seeking Public Health / Regulatory and User category members for associated new PCR: PCR for Composite Products.
 
PCR Committee on Construction Aggregates is seeking Public Health / Regulatory and User category members and Public Commenters for associated PCR: PCR for Construction Aggregates: Natural Aggregate, Crushed Concrete, and Iron/Steel Furnace Slag.
 
PCR Committee on Residential Countertops is seeking Public Health / Regulatory and User category members for associated PCR: PCR for Residential Countertops.
 
PCR Committee on Pressure-Treated Wood is seeking Public Health / Regulatory and User category members and Public Commenters for associated PCR: PCR for North American Pressure-Treated Wood Products.
 
PCR Committee on Windows is seeking Public Health / Regulatory and User category members and Public Commenters for associated PCR: PCR for Windows.
 

 Sustainability

 Joint Committee on Environmental Leadership Standard for Servers is seeking Other Industry and User category members for associated Standard: NSF/ANSI 426.
 
Joint Committee on Health Based Emissions is seeking Academic / NGO, Public Health / Regulatory category members for associated Standard: NSF 440.
 
Joint Committee on Sustainability Leadership Standard for Photovoltaic Modules and Inverters is seeking User category members for associated Standard: NSF/ANSI 457.
 
Joint Committee on Sustainability Program Document for Architectural Coatings Documents is seeking Public Health / Regulatory and User category members for associated developing Standard: NSF/ANSI 498.
 
Joint Committee on Sustainable Carpet is seeking User category members for associated Standard: NSF/ANSI 140.
 
Joint Committee on Sustainable Commercial Furnishings Textiles is seeking Academic / NGO, Ingredient SupplierPublic Health / Regulatory, and User category members for associated Standard: NSF/ANSI 336.
 
Joint Committee on Sustainable Dimension Stone is seeking Academic / NGO, Distributors and Public Health / Regulatory category members for associated Standard: NSC 373.
 
Joint Committee on Sustainable Flooring is seeking Industry and User category members for associated Standard: NSF/ANSI 332.
  
Joint Committee on Sustainable Service Providers is seeking Academic / NGO, Public Health / Regulatory and User category members for associated Standard: NSF 391.1.
 
Joint Committee on Sustainable Wallcovering Products is seeking Academic / NGO, Public Health / Regulatory and User category members for associated Standard: NSF/ANSI 342.
 
Joint Committee on Sustainable Water Products is seeking User category members for associated Standard: NSF/AWWA/ANSI 375.
  
Joint Committee on Water Sustainability Chemicals is seeking Academic / NGO, Public Health / Regulatory and User category members for associated Standard: NSF/AWWA/ANSI 416.

Water

Drinking Water
 
Joint Committee on Drinking Water Additives – System Components is seeking Public Health / Regulatory category members (including representatives from regional areas of jurisdiction of Canadian provinces and territories) for associated Standards: NSF/ANSI/CAN 61372, and 600.
 
Joint Committee on Drinking Water Additives – Treatment Chemicals is seeking Product Certifier / Testing Lab, Public Health / Regulatory, and Users category members (including representatives from regional areas of jurisdiction of Canadian provinces and territories) for associated Standards: NSF/ANSI/CAN 60 and 600.
 
Joint Committee on Drinking Water Treatment Units is seeking Product Certifier / Testing Lab, Public Health / Regulatory, and User category members for associated Standards: NSF/ANSI 42, 44, 53, 55, 58, 62, 177, 244, 330, and 401.
 
Joint Committee on Public Drinking Water Equipment Performance is seeking Water Utility / User category members (including representatives from regional areas of jurisdiction of Canadian provinces and territories) for associated Standards: NSF/ANSI 419 and 420.
 
Plastics
 
Joint Committee on Plastics and RV Plumbing Components is seeking Academic / NGO, Industry, Public Health / Regulatory, and User category members for associated Standards: NSF/ANSI 14, 24, 358-1, 358-2, 358-3, 358-4, and 359.
 
Recreational Water Facilities
 
Joint Committee on Recreational Water Facilities is seeking Academic / NGO, Public Health / Regulatory, and User category members  (including representatives from regional areas of jurisdiction of Canadian provinces and territories) for associated Standard: NSF/ANSI/CAN 50 and NSF/ANSI 505.
 
Wastewater Technology

Joint Committee on Wastewater Technology is seeking Academic / NGO, Public Health / Regulatory, and User category members for associated Standards: NSF/ANSI 40, 41, 46, 245, 350, 350-1, 360, 385, 418, and 437.
 
 
Readers, please forward this request to your expert contact who would be interested in serving in this capacity.
 
Please contact standards@nsf.org for further details or to request an application.
 
A request for interpretation of a standard may be submitted at any time. The procedure for completing the request is available here. Request for interpretations can be submitted to the Joint Committee Secretariat of the affected standard, or emailed to standards@nsf.org.
 
NSF's standards are maintained using ANSI's "continuous maintenance" option, meaning that they may be open for comment at any time, and are revised, reaffirmed or withdrawn at least once every five years.  For further detail, see NSF's standards development and maintenance policies.  An issue paper can be completed by any stakeholder to suggest a modification to an existing standard. The procedure for completing the issue document is available here. Issue documents can be returned:
 
By email: standards@nsf.org
By fax: 734.827.7143
By mail:
 
Standards Department
NSF International
PO Box 130140
Ann Arbor, Michigan 481113-0140
 
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NSF International Advisory Boards 

NSF is seeking experts to serve on various NSF Advisory Boards (Certification Council, NSF-ISR Advisory Council and Global Food Safety Advisory Council). Members provide technical guidance, review and vote on revisions to Certification Policies, and address public health and safety issues. Members are needed to represent Industry, Public Health and Safety / Regulatory, and User stakeholders; which are defined below.
- Industry is a person who produces, assembles, distributes, or sells materials, products, systems, or services covered in the scope of the policy. Industry trade association representatives are included in this membership classification.
 
- Public Health and Safety / Regulatory is a person from a public agency (local, regional, state, federal, or international) or represents a professional public / environmental health / safety organization, academia, or a model code organization.
 
- User is a person outside the manufacturing sector who purchases, uses, or specifies materials, products, systems, or services covered in the various scopes of the Certification Policies.

Certification Council

NSF is currently seeking Public Health / Regulatory and User members with expertise in the areas of Swimming Pool / Spa Equipment, Electrical Safety, and Biosafety Cabinetry; Industry, Public Health / Regulatory, and User members with expertise in the areas of Pharmaceutical Excipients..

Global Food Safety Advisory Council

NSF is currently seeking Public Health / Regulatory and User members with expertise in the areas of Living Animals, Meat, Processing, Produce, Food Service, Distribution, Organic, Consumer Values, Laws / Regulations, Seafood, Food Defense, Technical / Scheme Knowledge, and Animal Feed. 

NSF-ISR Advisory Council

International Strategic Registrations (NSF-ISR) is seeking Industry, Public Health / Regulatory, and User members with expertise in the areas of Automotive, Aerospace, Government, Healthcare, Information Technologies, Medical Devices, Forestry and eWaste.

 

Readers, please forward this request to your expert contacts who would be interested in serving in this capacity.

Please contact standards@nsf.org for further details or to request an application.
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

Some Joint Committees have additional stakeholder groups, as deemed necessary, which are defined below:

Academic is a person who is from a university or nongovernmental organization.

- Product Certifier / Testing Lab is a person who provides certification or whose facility provides controlled conditions in which testing may be performed.

- Trade Association is a collection of companies and/or individuals working in the same industry or user group with similar interests and outcome.

- Water Utility is a municipality or private corporation or association that furnishes water to the public for household and drinking purposes.

 

Additionally, some Joint Committees have additional stakeholder groups when deemed necessary, which are defined below:

Distributor is a person who represents the supply change of the product following manufacture.

Ingredient Supplier is a person who represents the supply chain of a product through manufacture 

Other Industry is a person who represents other businesses commercially engaged with the product, e.g., suppliers and their trade organizations, recyclers and their trade organizations, retailers and their trade associations, and other types of businesses commercially engage.

- Product Certifier / Testing Lab is a person who provides certification or whose facility provides controlled conditions in which testing may be performed.

- Trade Association is a person who represents a collection of companies and/or individuals working in the same industry or user group with similar interests in outcome.

- Water Utility is a person who represents a municipality or private corporation or association that furnishes water to the public for household and drinking purposes.