John Knappenberger has been President and CEO of ANAB since November 2007. Previously, he was Vice President, Quality and Administration (Sales and Marketing, Materials, and IT) at Dura Automotive Systems, Inc.. Knappenberger is a former chair of the board of directors of ANAB (then the Registrar Accreditation Board).
Keith Greenaway is Chief Operating Officer of ANAB. He was President and CEO of ACLASS Accreditation Services prior to the acquisition of the company by ANAB, and joined ANAB as Vice President.
Lori Gillespie is ANAB’s Vice President, Management Systems. She has been with ANAB since 1998 and previously was ANAB’s Director of Accreditation.
Doug Leonard is ANAB's Vice President, Laboratory-Related. Previously, he was President of the Laboratory Accreditation Bureau, which was acquired by ANAB in 2016.
Pamela Sale is ANAB’s Vice President, Forensics. She was Executive Director of the American Society of Crime Lab Directors/Laboratory Accreditation Board prior to the merger of ASCLD/LAB with ANAB’s forensics program.
Roger Muse is ANAB’s Vice President, Business Development. He was Vice President of ACLASS prior to the acquisition by ANAB. He is responsible for business development, marketing, and the commercial training program.
Board of Directors
The board of directors of the ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board is responsible for facilitating communication about accreditation programs, recommending creation of new accreditation programs, and providing annual budget approval. Members of the board represent stakeholders and include technical experts and industry and government representatives.
Joe Bhatia, American National Standards Institute (ex officio)
Rick Calabrese, Sartorius Group North America
Charlotte Christin, FDA
Keith Conerly, Sodexo
Ashok Dandekar, Fujitsu Laboratories of America
Alan Daniels, The Boeing Company
Janet Girten, Colorado Bureau of Investigation
Patricia Gleason, Safety Equipment Institute (chair)
George Huff Jr., The Continuity Project, LLC
Glenn Michaelsen, Spring Bank
Edward Mikoski Jr., Electronic Components Association
Robert Noth, ret. Deere & Company
Ulo Palm, Allergan PIC
William Troy, American Society for Quality (ex officio)
Richelle Kinzie, American Systems Registrar (non-voting)
George Lofgren, RAB President Emeritus (non-voting)
ANAB Management Systems Accreditation Council
The ANAB Management Systems Accreditation Council grants, suspends, and withdraws accreditation of certification bodies; prepares ANAB management systems program procedures and criteria; provides a mechanism for initial appeal on accreditation decisions; reviews and approves ANAB operating procedures that guide day-to-day operations; and provides technical resources to ANAB administrative staff.
Rena Bass, ANAB Accreditation Assessor
Reg Blake, BSI, Inc.
Wynn Bowman, Star Associates International (chair)
William Bozzo, Dekra Insight
Joe Cascio, George Washington University
Pamela Cremeens, Cremeens Management Group Inc. (vice chair)
Elizabeth Delaney, First Environment
Deann Desai, Georgia Tech
Lori Gillespie, (ex officio)
Philip Heinle, Quality Consulting
Steve Holladay, ANAB Accreditation Assessor
Pete Kucan, Performance Review Institute Registrar
Tim Lee, The Boeing Company
Tracey McMillan, Motorola Inc.
Bryan Milne, Gulfstream
Mary (Susie) Neal, Goodrich
Mark Overland, Cargill Incorporated
John (Jay) Pendergrass, Environmental Law Institute
Jamie Phillips, National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center
Thomas Smith, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Chris Spire, MSIA Associates, LLC
ANAB Accreditation Council for Forensics
ANAB’s Accreditation Council for Forensics is made up of appropriate interested parties. The Council’s purpose is to:
- Be a standing committee to serve as an ad-hoc advisory group to advise on recommended changes to and implementation of policy related to defined technical activities associated with accreditation programs, as necessary.
- Represent the appropriate technical competencies and provide specific technical input for new accreditation programs and existing accreditation requirements, as requested.
- When required, participate in appeals and complaints in accordance with applicable ANAB procedures.