2019 SES Conference call for speakers, upcoming Standards Engineering articles and more in this issue.
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Save the Date!
The 68th Annual SES Conference
August 6-9, 2019
Le Sheraton Hotel, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Call For Speakers - Submit Today! 
Deadline December 12, 2018
Visit the SES website to learn more.
SES Certifications:

The Society for Standards Professionals (SES) congratulations the following individuals on completing their SES Certification.

AStd Certification Recipient
  • Zijun Tong
Make a Difference in Your Association: 2019 SES Board Nominations

SES is now accepting nominations for a two-year term beginning August 2019 through August 2021 for the SES Board of Directors.

Application Deadline: January 18, 2019

SES needs qualified, talented members to run for Director and Officer positions to provide our Society with effective leadership. We urge all SES members to consider becoming a nominee.

SES Board service is a chance to grow personally and professionally, to develop skills, gain unique experience, and make lasting connections with a team of passionate and motivated professionals. SES Board service also provides these unique opportunities:
  • Develop valuable skills in non-profit governance, program planning, and strategic planning
  • Expand your network of professional contacts
  • Gain recognition from your employer, community, and peers
The following positions need to be filled:
  • President (officer)
  • Vice President (officer)
  • Secretary (officer) - incumbent eligible for a second term
  • Treasurer (officer)
  • Education Council Director
  • Membership Council Director - incumbent eligible for a second term
Please contact Chris Carnahan (, Chair of the SES Leadership Development Committee, to be nominated or for more information.
SES Member Spotlight

The Society for Standards Professionals (SES) is seeking SES Member volunteers to discuss how they became a member, what standards development means to them, and how the SES has contributed or played a part in their professional development. Volunteers will be asked to complete a short one page survey and if chosen, will be included in a future SES News posting.

To request a copy of the Member Spotlight Survey, Contract Mike Morrell, SES Executive Director,
Would you like to get more involved with SES?

SES is looking for new volunteers! The benefits of volunteering with SES include additional networking opportunities, points toward your CStd, and leadership opportunities.

Awards Committee
Certification Committee
Conference Program Committee (CPC)
Education Committee
Marketing Committee
Membership Committee
Publications Committee
Standards Committee

For more information or to sign up, see the SES Committee webpage or contact SES Executive Director, Mike Morrell at
Keeping You Informed:
  • ISO discusses ISO 30500, Non-sewered sanitation systems at the recent Reinvented Toilet Expo summit.  
  • A new ASTM standard hopes to highlight the Beneficial Use of Stored Coal Combustion Products, read more here.
  • IEEE Standards Association Applauds Outstanding Standards Development Achievements, read more here.

SES Refer A Friend (RAF) Program

Refer business associates or friends who you think can benefit from a SES membership, and be rewarded. Through the SES Refer a Friend (RAF) Program, SES rewards your efforts to promote SES and recruit new Members. Entering is easy. Complete the “Refer a Friend” section on the SES Website under My Profile and we’ll take care of the rest. The SES website will track the members who have joined via your invitation. Click here for program details.

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The following standards and publications are available for purchase from SES:

SES 1:2017, Recommended Practice for Designation and Organization of Standards

SES 2:2011, Model Procedure for the Development of Standards

SES 3:2016, Recommended Practice for Joint Standards Development

Standards Engineering - The bimonthly journal of SES

A Guide To Standards

For more information and to purchase SES Standards and Publications, visit the SES Publications website

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