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Isabel Chavez Baucom (Fed)

Legal Metrology Standards Coordinator

Isabel presently serves as the Legal Metrology Standards Coordinator; where she will work with the Legal Metrology staff to plan, develop, and implement a modern process to manage electronic forms of NIST Handbooks, NIST Special Publications, and other technical guidance documents. She will also work closely with NIST Research Library staff to update and re-build the content within NIST Handbooks 44, 130, and 133 in accordance with the new NIST technical series template.

As the Quality Manager for the OWM training program, Mrs. Baucom assures continued compliance with the IACET accreditation for the OWM training program. She also provides technical data support for IACET by auditing the training quality system program. Serves as Contracting Officer's Technical Representative (COTR) for OWM by drafting and coordinating OWM contracts and serves as OWM expert on contracting requirements and procedures.

During her tenure at NIST-OWM, she has worked as the lead of the Laboratory Metrology Program Training and the quality manager for the OWM Training Program of the Office of Weights and Measures (OWM) in the Physical Measurement Laboratory at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). As part of the lab metrology program, she has helped with the developed performance of standards and formalized procedures for the Recognition of State legal metrology laboratories on a voluntary basis.

Professional Affiliations

  • ASTM International, formerly American Society for Testing and Materials, Member (2020 to present)
  • NCSL International - Member (2021 to present)
  • ASQ, formerly American Society for Quality, Measurement Quality Division - Member (2020 to present)



Created October 9, 2019, Updated April 2, 2024