The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) 2022 Leadership and Service Awards recipients are recognized for their significant contributions to national and international standardization activities, as well as an ongoing commitment to their industry, the nation, and the enhancement of the global voluntary consensus standards system.
Gordon Gillerman, Director of the Standards Coordination Office, will receive ANSI’s Astin-Polk International Standards Medal, which honors distinguished service in promoting trade and understanding among nations through the advancement, development, or administration of international standardization, measurements, or certification.
Gordon has extensive standards experience across a wide range of critical issues including homeland security, safety, health, and protection of the environment. Gordon is an expert on conformity assessment systems design, an advisor to the U.S. Trade Representative on technical barriers to trade and related trade agreements, and has collaborated across the standards community to develop standards based solutions for national priorities throughout his career. Gordon leads international standards cooperation initiatives on critical and emerging technologies for the US Government in the US/EU Trade and Technology Council and with India, Japan and Australia in the QUAD.
Awardees will be honored at the ANSI Leadership and Service Awards Ceremony held in conjunction with World Standards Week, on October 12, 2022, in Washington, DC.