Memberships

United States Pharmacopeia (USP)

  • 1993 – Named to advisory panel (Preservation Efficacy and Aseptic Processing) to Microbiology Subcommittee of USP
  • Elected to serve the 1995-2000 revision cycle on the USP Subcommittee of Revision, Microbiology
  • Elected Vice-chairman of the USP Committee of Experts, Analytical Microbiology, for the 2000-2005 revision cycle
  • Elected Vice-chairman of the USP Committee of Experts, Microbiology and Sterility Assurance, for the 2005-2010 revision cycle
  • Elected to serve the 2010-2015 revision cycle on the USP Committee of Experts, Microbiology and Sterility Assurance
  • Member Project Team 18 (PAT); Working Group 6 (Rapid Microbiology Methods) from 2003 to present

Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI)

  • USP representative to the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) 1995-2000.
  • Alcon representative to WG 8-Microbiological Methods; and WG 4-Biological Indicators, from 1999 to 2004.

Parenteral Drug Association (PDA)

  • Member of Task Force on “Microbiological Data Deviations”
  • Member of Task Force on “Validation of Alternate Microbiological Test Methods” 1998—2000 (completion)
  • Member of Task Force on “Isolator Technologies”
  • Served on Conference Planning Boards:
  • 1997 Annual Conference (3/97 in Philadelphia, PA)
  • Basel 2000 Meeting (2/00 in Basel, Switzerland)
  • 2001 Spring Conference (3/01 in Las Vegas, NV)
  • 2009 PDA Microbiology Meeting (10/09 in Baltimore, MD)
  • Program Chair of “BSE/TSE Issues Forum” (December 5-6, 2001 in Washington, DC)
  • Faculty for TRI (Training Research Institute) 2004 to present
  • Editorial Board for PDA Newsletter 2006 to present

American Society for Microbiology (ASM)

  • Board of Education and Training
    • Auditor/Reviewer for Workshops
    • Faculty and convener in national workshops 1990, 1992, 1994, 2004
  • Vice President of Central NY chapter 1991-1993
  • President of Central New York Chapter 1993-1994
  • Planning Committee, Texas Branch Fall Meeting, 1999