APLAC General Assembly 2013

We would like congratulate and thank our hosts, BoA, for their hospitality and organisation of a very successful week of meetings in Da Nang from 7 – 13 September 2013.
Congratulations to go the following members:

NABCB, India, on their acceptance into the APLAC MRA for inspection;
TAF, Chinese Taipei on the continuation of their signatory status in the APLAC MRA for testing, calibration, inspection and ISO 15189 and on the extension of its signatory status to include RMP;
PJLA, Inc., USA, on the continuation of their signatory status in the APLAC MRA for testing and calibration and on the extension of its signatory status to include RMP;
NSC-ONAC, Thailand, on the continuation of their signatory status in the APLAC MRA for testing, calibration and inspection;
PNAC, Pakistan, on the continuation of their signatory status in the APLAC MRA for testing and calibration;
AIHA-LAP, LLC, USA on the continuation of their signatory status in the APLAC MRA for testing.
An election was held for the two positions on the APLAC Board of Management that end this year and we are pleased to advise that Mr Yoshinobu Uematsu of JAB, Japan and Mr Yannapat Uthongsap of NSC-ONAC, Thailand were elected. Their two-year term commences on 1 January 2014.

Mrs Chomchailai Sinthusarn of BLQS-DMSc will conclude her term as a Board member at the end of year and we thank her for contributions.

The 20th APLAC General Assembly and associated meetings will be hosted by ema from 21st to 28th June 2014 in Jalisco, Mexico. This will be a joint meeting with the PAC Plenary.