Since June 2007, Ms. Warfield has been a Weights and Measures Coordinator in the Office of Weights and Measures - Laws and Metric Group at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Ms. Warfield serves as the lead Technical Advisor to the NCWM Laws and Regulations Committee. In her role she serves as a national expert on package labeling, net content, method of sale, Weights and Measures laws and regulations, package checking and price verification test procedures. She also assists national experts in advising industry, state and local weights and measures officials and other federal agencies on matters of legal metrology within NIST’s scope of expertise and authority. Ms. Warfield researches and investigates complex regulatory issues of retail marketing practices, federal & state regulations, and commercial practices. In addition, she coordinates, develops, collects or provide information about uniform laws and regulations and international recommendations. She is a primary respondent to inquiries from the private sector, state & local governments, and other Federal agencies in a broader range of subjects. She also develops and delivers IACET training in a wide variety of legal metrology requirements.
During her tenure at NIST she also worked in the National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP). She procured the services of assigned assessors by preparing estimates, procurement orders, and reviewing/finalizing invoices. Maintain yearly application and database information of accredited labs and accreditation activities. Tracked over 1200 laboratories for on-site visits, nonconformity responses, and reviews. Interacts with customers, laboratory personnel assessors daily; answers inquiries to include in-depth questions about the functions and NVLAP processes and financial management. She performed analyses of the financial condition of assigned programs and made recommendations to appropriate levels of management for solutions. Prepared operational and quality assurance documents for office operations.