Women in Standards Announces the Addition of Barbara Martin to the Board of Directors

2021-04-29 12:45:00 - Washington - (PR Distribution™)

April 29, 2021 – The Women in Standards is proud to announce the addition of Barbara Martin to the organization’s Board of Directors. Barbara is the Director of Engineering and Technical Services at the American Water Works Association (AWWA), an ANSI-accredited standards developing organization and brings to the Board a wealth of knowledge and experience in the standardization industry. 

Barbara has worked in the water sector for over 20 years and in her current role, Barbara leads a team of more than 30 staff and thousands of volunteers in the development of technical resources and programs, which includes the development and maintenance of more than 180 ANSI-accredited standards to support all facets of water system operation. 

From volunteer contributors to product end users, all stakeholders benefit from an inclusive standardization process.  As a Board member, I am looking forward to contributing to advance the important mission of Women in Standards to promote diversity in standards development.” – Barbara Martin, Director of Engineering and Technical Services, American Water Works Association (AWWA)

Visit the WomeninStandards.org website to learn more about the Women in Standards Board and the mission of the organization. Membership is available to all individuals interested in learning more and getting involved in standards development. 

Questions and inquires can be directed to Executive Officer, Karin Athanas at [email protected] 


About Women in Standards:

Women in Standards is a nonprofit membership society incorporated in Maryland, whose stated mission is “To develop and promote a diverse ecosystem of standards development participants.” Visit the WomeninStandards.org website for educational resources on topics such as standards development and standardization, conformity assessment, and professional development. The Women in Standards provides a community for standards developers and contributors to come together to grow and strengthen the field and promote issues of inclusion and diversity.

Media Contacts:

Full Name
Karin Athanas
Women in Standards
Phone Number
240 816 7533
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