In addition to General Meetings of representatives of Members, NSDO’s Constitution provides for a broader Members Assembly, Board (of Directors), a Standards Development Committee and Technical Committees and their Subcommittees and Working Groups.
Constitution and Membership Rules.
The NSDO Board of Directors are elected by the Members Assembly.
Members of NSDO are individuals, corporate stakeholders and representative organisations who support the objectives and standards development work being undertaken.
As at 10 November 2015, the following organisations and individuals were Members of the National Standards Development Organisation:
Collective Stakeholder Organisations
Individual Stakeholder Organisations
- Association of Australian Certification Bodies (AACB)
- Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand (EIANZ)
- Exemplar Global (formerly RABQSA)
Individual Person Members
- ARP Consulting
- Clarity Environment
- Global Mark
- Wendy Chapman
- Maurene Horder
- Peter Reeves
NOTE: The NSDO Constitution limits the number of Individual Person Members to no more than one-third of the total membership.
The role of the Members Assembly is to:
- elect the directors
- exercise such other powers as are delegated to the Members Assembly by the members or by the directors
- approve the rules for members and any changes to them
- provide a forum for feedback to the directors and the members on the activities of the company.
The Members Assembly is comprised of:
- each individual person member
- one representative from each individual stakeholder organisation
- two representatives from each collective stakeholder organisation.
Standards Development Committee
The role of the Standards Development Committee is to safeguard the objectivity and impartiality of the standards' developers and to monitor the standards developed.
The Standards Development Committee must have a minimum of five committee members who may be but need not be directors.