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A2LA hosted its 2019 Technical Forum last weekend in Reston, VA. The event gathered over 400 attendees, including A2LA assessors, accredited organizations, and other stakeholders to discuss the state of the accreditation industry and to engage in professional development related to conformity assessment.
A2LA is pleased to announce the implementation of a new structure for its Board of Directors. The A2LA Board will now be comprised of a Governance Board, ultimately setting a stronger foundation for supporting A2LA staff.
A2LA is proud to announce the launch of its new Biobank Accreditation Program.
Lonnie Spires, A2LA’s President/CEO, was recognized by Frederick County Office of Economic Development (OED) as one of the Top 50 CEOs in 2018.
A2LA is pleased to announce the renewal of accreditation of Phenova based in Golden, Colorado. Phenova is A2LA’s first ISO/IEC 17043 accredited Proficiency Testing Provider for cannabis.