Proficiency Testing Program Committee

Purpose: To support regulatory, industry, and commercial feed laboratories by providing a proficiency testing program that is compliant with International guidelines at nominal cost to laboratories. To monitor the use and performance of analytical test methods and to provide information to other AAFCO committees as required. To provide feed testing laboratories with performance-monitoring procedures that are common requirements of accreditation and produce well-defined testing materials to be used for method validation and quality control.

Committee Members

Brenda Snodgrass, Chair
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK

Louise Ogden, Vice Chair
Maple Grove, MN

Mark LeBlanc, Board Liaison
Baton Rouge, LA

Josh Arbaugh
Charleston, WV

Deepika Curole
Baton Rouge, LA

Teresa Grant, APHL Liasion
Raleigh, NC

Tai Ha
Lincoln, NE

Mary Koestner
Jefferson City, MO

Patty Lucas
Tallahassee, FL

Aaron Price
Ottawa, CN

Frank Sikora
Lexington, KY

Michele Swarbrick
Saint Paul, MN

Lei Tang (FDA)
Rockville, MD

Nancy Thiex
Brookings, SD

Sharon Webb
Lexington, KY

Committee Advisors

Amy Kieffer
ABLE Labs

Bob Kieffer
ABLE Labs

Lars Reimann
American Feed Industry Association

Susan Wiegert
American Feed Industry Association/Alt.

Andy Crawford
Consultant

Daniel Berg
Covance

John Szpylka
Merieux NutriSciences

KEN RITER
Pet Food Institute

Jeffrey Rich
Romer

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