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Katherine Smetana (Assoc)

Kate is a Metrologist and Quality Manager for the Colorado Metrology Laboratory. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from the University of Wyoming before relocating to Colorado. Her passion for Weights and Measures began in 2008 as a field inspector with the Colorado Department of Agriculture. In 2012 Kate took an opportunity to transfer into the Metrology Laboratory. Since then, she led the effort to obtain NVLAP accreditation in 2015, played a pivotal role in designing their new laboratory facility, and pushed to increase the laboratory's scope of accreditation to include Echelon I calibration services. In addition to proudly serving the consumers of Colorado, Kate is a Co-Founder of CALM (Community for All Legal Metrologists), an active member of the Western Weights and Measures Association (WWMA), and a newly trained NVLAP Assessor.

Created December 9, 2023, Updated December 13, 2023