Standards Committee


The Standards Committee is the panel that reviews and determines ICCBBA technical policies. The group also reviews all documents prior to publication.

Standards Committee Members

  • Georgsen, Jørgen (Denmark) – CHAIR
  • Armitage, John (United Kingdom)
  • Ashford, Paul (ICCBBA Executive Director)
  • Bolton, Wayne (Australia)
  • Butch, Suzanne (USA)
  • Cabana, Erwin (ICCBBA Technical Manager)
  • Freire, Mónica (ICCBBA Standards Development Manager)
  • Muon, Mario (Portugal)
  • Poniatowski, Stefan (Australia)
  • Poston, Leigh Sims (USA)
  • Slaper-Cortenbach, Ineke (Netherlands)
  • Szczepiorkowski, Zbigniew (USA)
  • Uhrynowska-Tyszkiewicz, Izabela (Poland)


The Standards Committee comprises the chairs of select ICCBBA Technical Advisory Groups, others selected for their knowledge of the practical application of ISBT 128, and the ICCBBA Executive Director and Technical Expert.

  • APTAG Chair: Wayne Bolton
  • ATAG Chair: Suzanne Butch
  • CTCLAG Chair: Zbigniew Szczepiorkowski
  • EBTAG Chair: John Armitage
  • EMATAG Chair: Mario Muon
  • ETTAG Chair: Izabela Uhrynowska-Tyszkiewicz
  • RMTAG Chair: Ineke Slaper-Cortenbach
  • Experts: Jørgen Georgsen, Stefan Poniatowski, and Leigh Sims-Poston
  • ICCBBA Staff: Paul Ashford, Erwin Cabana, and Mónica Freire

The Standards Committee determines which Technical Advisory Group will address specific technical questions and provides guidance to ICCBBA on technical issues.