IAS People in the News
Recently promoted to Assistant Manager, John Pakianadan assumes a key role of managing International Accreditation Service (IAS) assessment schedules, tasking the assessors to various assignments, coordinating and responding to clients' scope expansion requests, and much more. One of his key roles will be managing the staff assignments for all accreditation officers. In his capacity as Assistant Manager, John will continue to oversee the Special Inspection Agency assessment process, in addition to his involvement in the testing laboratory and inspection agency accreditation programs.
In his new role as Senior Accreditation Officer, Hershal Brewer will continue to manage the calibration laboratory accreditation program, develop proficiency testing activities, coordinate calibration laboratory personnel training such as the Certified Calibration Technician program, and strengthen IAS’ technical assessor community in the calibration field. Hershal will represent IAS in various domestic trade forums in the calibration industry. His considerable experience in information technology management will continue to drive IAS’ IT infrastructure process.
Under her new role as a Senior Accreditation Officer, Sandi McCracken will continue as the primary technical representative relating to IAS’ Fabrication Inspection Programs. With her vast experience in the steel industry, especially as it relates to conformity assessment functions, she will continue to represent IAS in a variety of trade and technical forums in the steel fabrication industry. She will coordinate all of IAS’ recent initiatives with a variety of industry groups and represent IAS in technical forums.