NiNAS is governed by a Board of Trustees, which comprises of multiple and balanced interest groups in seeing a robust accreditation system. The Board oversees the conduct of NiNAS, watches over the finances and provides guidance.The CEO reports to the Board and is responsible for the day-to-day operations of NiNAS.

Reporting to the CEO are the Directors of Accreditation, who are responsible for the overall management of the accreditation programs.

In addition, there are a number of contract assessors that report to the Directors of Accreditation. Assessment teams are made of up these assessors. Technical experts are added to the assessment teams as needed to ensure assessment teams have the appropriate competencies for the evaluations at hand. Currently there is one Director which oversees Laboratory Accreditation, with plans to establish accreditation programs in Certification in the future.

Finally, NiNAS receives support from an Advisory committee to ensure impartiality and fairness, and some Technical committees.


Organizational Chart



Organizational Structure