Laboratory Practices Committee 

The Laboratory Practices Committee meets in person once a year at the WEF annual WEFTEC® conference and three times a year via phone. Scope of committee activities include:

  • Development of, workshops, seminars, training, and technical sessions for WEFTEC® and other events
  • Development of publications related to laboratory practices topics
  • Support development of the Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and Wastewater publication through the Standard Methods Subcommittee
  • Submission of comments to pending laboratory related regulations, guidance, and accreditation entities such as The NELAC Institute (TNI)
  • Development of public outreach presentations expressing laboratory practices issues
  • Partnering with other organizations in development of laboratory practices activities

Committee members volunteer through:  

  • Attendance at meetings 
  • Participation in subcommittees 
  • Participation in WEFCOM discussions 
  • Other volunteer activities such as writing articles for the WEF magazine, WE&T. 


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Stacie Metzler, 2014 - 2017
PO Box 5911
Virginia Beach, VA 23471-0911
Tel:    757/460-4217  



Standard Methods Subcommittee

Webcast Subcommittee

LPC Member Association e-Newsletter subcommittee



Jennifer Loudon, 2014 - 2017
365 Old York Rd
Flemington, NJ 08822-1932
Tel:  908/782-7453 EXT 19




Staff Liaison 

Beth Conway
Tel: 703-684-2400 ext. 5265
Fax: 703-684-2413