2019 NCWM Newsletter, Issue #3

2020 NCWM Interim Meeting January 26 - 29 | Riverside, California

The Interim Meeting is where our standing committees come together to hear testimony on new proposals brought fourth from the regional meetings as well as carryover items from the previous year. In addition, the committees will determine the status of each item for the Annual Meeting in July. Presentations, testimony, and work sessions will occur through the week. Our committees have their work cut out for them with some very full and diverse agendas. Committee agendas will be available at www.ncwm.net/meetings/interim/publication-15. HOTEL The Mission Inn Hotel & Spa 3649 Mission Inn Avenue Riverside, CA 92501 EVENTS The Chairman’s Reception will honor Craig VanBuren from the State of Michigan. VanBuren attended Michigan Technological University and earned a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. Starting his career in the automotive industry, he began designing chassis for motor homes and later designing parts for a Tier 1 supplier to Ford Motor Company. VanBuren began work for the State of Michigan as a Field Metrologist in 2000. He later transferred into the laboratory after training at NIST in basic, intermediate and advanced mass calibrations. VanBuren became the Metrology Lab Manager in 2003 and served in that role until 2010 when he became the Director of the Consumer Protection Section. The Section administers the State’s Metrology Lab, Motor Fuels Quality Program and the Weights and Measures Program. VanBuren has been active in the Central Weights and Measures Association (CWMA) serving currently as a member on their Executive Committee. VanBuren has served NCWM Board of Directors since 2013. Previously, he served as Chair for the Credentials Committee for NCWM in 2014.The reception will be Sunday, January 26 th at 5:30 p.m. Attire is business casual . P. (951) 784-0300 Group Rate: $ 131 Reservation Discount Deadline: January 2, 2020

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