Gordon Gillerman is the Director of the Standards Coordination Office at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Gordon has extensive experience in coordinating standards policy and development across a wide range of sectors critical to the US including homeland security, safety, health and protection of the environment.
Gordon has been the NIST lead in designing and implementing conformity assessment programs as well as assisting in the development of performance standards to meet other federal agency and industry needs and fulfill NIST's role in coordinating standards and conformity assessment in the US.
Gordon is an American National Standards Institute's (ANSI) Director-at-Large, the Public Sector Co-Chair of the ANSI Homeland Security Standards Panel, a member of the Toy Industry Association, Toy Safety Certification Program's Oversight Council and a sought after lecturer on standards, conformity assessment and regulation.
Previous positions include leading government affairs for the largest US product safety certification and standard development organization, Underwriters Laboratories (UL) in Washington, DC, and Staff Engineer for the medical device and information technology sectors at UL's Northbrook, IL headquarters. Gordon has worked collaboratively within the standards community to enhance health, safety, the environment and security throughout his career. In 2008 Gordon received an Environmental Protection Agency Gold Medal. He has also received a Department of Commerce Bronze Medal and the ANSI Meritorious Service Award for his work in standards and conformity assessment.
Gordon received a Bachelor's Degree BSEET from Bradley University in Peoria, IL.