The Council is responsible for governance, fiduciary and administrative oversight of the International Consortium for Harmonization of Clinical Laboratory Tests. The Council is responsible for determining the scope of operations of the ICHCLR within a budget based on member annual participation fees.
Council members are professional organizations with a strong commitment to harmonization who contribute $10,000 annually to support the administrative costs of the program.
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The Council members and liaison representatives are:
American Association for Clinical Chemistry
Liaison: Gary Myers, PhD; Myers Consulting, 4711 Darby Lane, Smyrna, Georgia, 30082, USA
College of American Pathologists
Liaison: Anthony Killeen, MD, PhD; Ellis S. Benson Professor and Vice-Chair for Clinical Affairs, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
International Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine
Liaison: Sverre Sandberg, MD, PhD; Director of the Norwegian Organization for Quality Improvement of Laboratory Examinations (NOKLUS),
Haraldsplass Deaconess Hospital, Director of The Norwegian Porphyria Centre (NAPOS), Haukeland University Hospital, and Professor at the Institute of Global Health and Primary Health Care at the University of Bergen, Norway
Japanese Committee for Clinical Laboratory Standards
Liaison: Akira Seki, BSc, MT; Japanese Committee for Clinical Laboratory Standards, Japan
Korean Society for Laboratory Medicine
Liaison: Gye Chol Kwon, MD, PhD; Professor and Director, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Chungnam National University Hospital, Daejon, S. Korea