Vice President / Board Director
Company: National Association for Proficiency Testing / NAPT
Mr. Ellis has over thirty five years of technical experience in the administration & maintenance of test equipment. Mr. Ellis is a former U.S. Army officer serving first as a calibration technician, and then as an electronic support platoon leader. After serving in the Army, he became a calibration supervisor for a third party calibration laboratory. For eight years, Mr. Ellis managed calibrations services for various external clients, corporate facilities and 28 district offices for a midwest testing firm.
Mr. Ellis has had formal auditor training for ISO 9000 and the ISO 17025 standards. He has performed assessments to ISO 17025 for several accreditation bodies in the US. Mr. Ellis currently serves on several technical committees relative to the test & measurement community.
In his present position, he is responsible for the development, growth, and operations, of a non-profit association that provides administration & technical support to the test & measurement community in the area of interlaboratory comparisons / proficiency tests.