My Standards Activities

I had the fortune in my professional courier to work for companies that supported domestic and international standards development, but also ensured that their employees participation in active roles. Below is a list of my standards activities:

Present:

  • ISO/TC154 – International Organization for Standardization – Technical Committee for Processes, data elements and documents in commerce, industry and administration
    • Chair (2011 – )
  • ISO/TC154/JWG 1 – UNECE/ISO Joint EDIFACT Syntax Group
    • Convener (2011 – )
    • Member (1990 – )
  • ISO/TC154/WG 5 – Representation of Dates and Times
    • Convener (2013 – )
  • ISO/TC154/WG 7 – Digital Business
    • Convener (2016 – )
  • ISO/IEC/ITU/UNECE – eBusiness Memorandum of Understanding Management Group
    • Member (1993 – )
    • Project Team Leader – Semantic Interoperability PoC (2014 – )
  • ASC X12
    • Member (1988 – 2004)
    • Member Emeritus (2005 – )

Past distinctions include:

  • Chairman
    • UN/CEFACT TMG – Techniques and Methodology Group (2002 – 2004)
    • UN/CEFACT e-Business Transition Ad-hoc Working Group (2001-2002)
    • UN/CEFACT/OASIS ebXML Initiative (1999-2001)
    • UN/EDIFACT Directory Audit Team (1998-2000)
    • UNECE/WP.4/GE.1 TMWG – Techniques and Methodology Working Group (1997 – 2002)
    • ISO/UNECE BSR Management Committee (1995-1996)
    • UN/ECE/WP.4/AC.1 – Research, Strategic Advice and Implementation Planning (1994 – 1997)
    • ANSI X12 Liaison Task Group (1993 – 2000)
    • Pan American EDIFACT Board (1991 – 1994)
    • ANSI X12J-TG6 EDIFACT Technical Assessment (1990-1992)
    • NA/PAEB Technical Assessment Group (1989 – 1992)
    • WP.4/GE.1 JRT Technical Advisory/Assessment Group (1989-1992)
  • Vice-Chairman
    • UN/ECE/WP.4/GE.1 – Group of Experts 1 (1997)
    • ANSI X12J (Technical Assessment Subcommittee; 1993 – 1996)
    • North American EDIFACT Board (NAEB; 1990-1991)
  • Others:
    • Canadian Delegation to UN/CEFACT (formally UN/ECE/WP.4) (1988 – 2004)
    • UNECE Technical Advisor for Pan America (1992 – 1996)
    • UNECE Vice-Rapporteur for Pan America (1990-1991)
    • UNECE Standards Liaison Rapporteur (1991 – 2000)
    • Convener X12 – Technical Help Desk for UN/EDIFACT Message Design (1994 – 1996)
    • Convener X12 SITG/TG7 – Strategic Implementation Task Group – Proof of Concept (1998-1999)

Past memberships:

  • CEFACT Steering Group Member (1997 – 2004)
  • UN/EDIFACT Directory Audit Team Member (1994 – 2000)
  • ANSI X12 Steering Committee Member (1991 – 2000)
  • UN/EDIFACT Message Design Guideline Group Member (1991 – 1996)
  • ISO/UNECE Basic Semantic Repository (BSR) Team Member (1993 – 1996)
  • ISO/IEC JTC1/SC30, formally WG3 – Open-edi (1992 – 2000)
  • ISO/IEC JTC1/SC30, formally SC14 – Data Representation (1992 – 1995)
  • ISO/UNECE Data Element Co-ordination Group Member (1990-1994)
  • UNECE Directory Reference Group (DRG) Member (1989-1994)
  • ANSI X12J – Technical Assessment Subcommittee Member (1989 -1997)