Board of the Federal Service for accreditation

Board of the Federal Service for accreditation (hereinafter – the Board) was formed by the Federal Service for accreditation Order No. 1282 dated March 22, 2013 (hereinafter – Order No. 1282). Order No. 1282 also approves the Regulations on the Board.

The Board is a standing advisory body under the Head of the Federal Service for accreditation.

The main goal of the Board is to review and elaborate joint decisions on the most important issues, aimed at the fulfillment on the implementation of state policy in the sphere of accreditation entrusted to the Federal Service for accreditation. 

The Board shall consider and make decisions at its meetings on the following issues:

  • draft federal laws, laws and regulations of the President of the Russian Federation, Government of the Russian Federation, Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation, regulating accreditation issues;
  • status and development of a unified national system of accreditation;
  • cooperation of the Federal Service for accreditation and other federal executive bodies, authorities of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation on accreditation and assessment (attestation) issues, in order to improve the safety and quality of products, works (services);
  • results of monitoring of activities of accredited persons;
  • results of activity of Departments of the Federal Service for accreditation and territorial bodies of the Federal Service for accreditation;
  • improvement of human resources policy;
  • participation of the Federal Service for accreditation in the work of international organizations on accreditation;
  • regulations for preparation and holding of meetings of the Board;
  • draft work plan of the Board for the relevant period.

The Board shall consist of:

  • Head of the Federal Service for accreditation;
  • Deputy Head of the Federal Service for accreditation;
  • Heads of Departments of the Federal Service for accreditation;
  • Heads of territorial bodies of the Federal Service for accreditation;
  • Persons appointed by the Head of the Federal Service for accreditation.

Chairman of the Board is the Head of the Federal Service for accreditation.

In order to provide organizational support of the Board activity when approving the personnel of the Board from among the members of the Board – employees of the central body of the Federal Service for accreditation, the Secretary of the Board shall be appointed.

In order to increase the transparency of the Federal Service for Accreditation, as well as to establish effective cooperation with the expert community and the public, the Federal Service for Accreditation annually provides for the expansion of the Board meeting participants by including the following persons:

  • Chairman and members of the Pubic Council under the Federal Service for Accreditation;
  • representatives of the Accounts Chamber of the Russian Federation;
  • representatives of the Civic Chamber of the Russian Federation;
  • members of the Expert Council under the Government of the Russian Federation;
  • representatives of relevant committees of the Federation Council at the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation and the State Duma at the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation;
  • representatives of reference groups, media, and other audiences.