2018 NCWM Newsletter, Issue #3

NCWM NEWS Nat ional Conference on Weights and Measures

Chairman ’ s Column Brett Gurney, NCWM Chairman — State of Utah

2018 Issue 3

Chairman’s Column. ......................1

can. NCWM experiences success from the ideas, comments and work from those who participate. We need input from everyone. Thank you for your support and entrusting me as the next NCWM Chairman. I appreciate and thank Carl Cotton, Lance Robertson, and Luciano Burtini of Measurement Canada for their continued support and expertise. It was a great pleasure to meet Bala Panti of Nigeria, and Ronny Cornelis and Robert Peterson of Curaçao. We welcome them and hope they will continue to participate in our conference. I would like to congratulate our new officers and members of the Board of Directors: Chair-Elect Craig VanBuren (MI) SWMA Representative Hal Prince (FL) NEWMA Representative Jack Walsh (Town of Wellesley, MA) CWMA Representative Ivan Hankins (IA) At-Large Rebecca Richardson (MARC-IV Consulting) Continued on page 2

NTEP Column: “Weighing Device Terms, Abbreviations and Definitions”..............................4 Voting Record of the 103 rd NCWM Annual Meeting.........5 2018 NCWM Lifetime Achievement Award.......................6 103 rd NCWM Annual Meeting: Additional Award Recipients. .........8 NCWM Welcomes New Members.............................. 11 103 rd NCWM Annual Meeting Highlights!. .....................12 Safety Column: “Is it Safe to Run Gasoline Through a Large Volume Prover?”..........................18 2019 NCWM Interim Meeting.......10

Dear NCWM Members,

Our meeting in Tulsa, Oklahoma has come and gone. If you were able to attend, there were great opportunities to experience first-hand how standards are developed. The opportunities to obtain information regarding the many topics and discussions were invaluable. Thank you to our NCWM employees. They do such a great job! Thank you to our host: the State of Oklahoma. Thank you to members who are serving on our standing committees, subcommittees, task groups, NIST, and to anyone else who is serving in some capacity. We appreciate the working relationship and technical advice we receive from the NIST, Office of Weights and Measures. Thank you to all of our NCWM members and attendees who made the meeting successful. We cannot do it without you. Your participation and involvement help make the conference a success. I encourage you to get involved in any way you

Tip of the Month...........................18

Event Calendar............................21

Looking Forward..........................21

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