AC23 - CA ELAP Updates - MUR and TNI
Recorded On: 04/19/2023
CWEA Contact Hours: 1.2 contact hours towards CWEA LAB certification.
Christopher Hand, will present an overview of ELAP's recent updates. The presentation will cover two major updates, impacts to Fields of Accreditation (FOA) due to the US EPA's 2021 Methods Update Rule (MUR), and the 2016 TNI standard incorporated by reference into ELAP's regulations, including free tools and trainings.
Upon completion, participants will identify ELAP programmatic changes that may affect their laboratory.
Upon completion, participants will be able to apply for methods in the 2021 Methods Update Rule.
Upon completion, participants will be able to plan for the upcoming change where the 2016 TNI standard is the regulatory requirement.
Sr. Environmental Scientist
State Water Board / Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (ELAP)
Christopher is a Senior Environmental Scientist with the California Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program where he serves as ELAP’s State Agency Liaison. Christopher is one of ELAP’s Laboratory Certification Officers responsible for accrediting drinking water laboratories; and works in coordination with the Quality Assurance Units at the Division of Drinking Water and the Office of Information Management and Analysis in the State Water Board. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from California State University at East Bay, and prior to his role at ELAP, has worked in both a research laboratory and as a lead analyst at an environmental laboratory.
Water Quality Manager
City of Vacaville Utilities Department
Mindy Boele currently serves as the Water Quality Manager for the City of Vacaville. She has over 25 years in the water quality field including 17 years experience as a Laboratory Supervisor in Vacaville and for the UC Davis WWTP Lab. Mindy is a member of multiple lab committees throughout the state, currently the chair of the State CWEA Lab Committee, and a past member of ELTAC.
Registrants who view the live webinar to see the slides and hear the audio and then enter the correct attention check code (directions below) 1.2 CWEA LAB certification.
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