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Yvonne A. Branden (Fed)

Ms. Branden serves as the Training Coordinator and Web Coordinator 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 the OWM Training Coordinator, Ms. Branden is responsible for managing the OWM Contacts System. This System centralizes management of training accounts, scheduling training, and processing each class. OWM is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). Ms. Branden assists the Quality Manager to ensure continued compliance with the IACET accreditation for OWM training program.

As an Administrative Specialist, Ms. Branden is also responsible for the redesign and implementation of a new OWM Contacts Management System using a Salesforce storefront platform. This new platform is intended to enhance the OWM training program and greatly improve both the instructor and participant’s experience while providing ready-access to OWM training class records and knowledge base.


  • Physical Measurement Laboratory Award, National Institute of Standards and Technology (2021) “Outstanding Achievement in Measurement Services and Standards”


Report of the 105th & 106th National Conference on Weights and Measures

Shelby Bowers, Yvonne Branden, Tina G. Butcher, Richard A. Harshman, Gloria Diane Lee, David Sefcik, Lisa Warfield
The 105th Annual Meeting of the National Conference on Weights and Measures (NCWM) was held virtually July 12 - 16, 2020. The 106th Annual Meeting of the
Created October 9, 2019, Updated March 17, 2023