Standardization Management Board



The IEC Board delegates to the Standardization Management Board (SMB) the management of the standards work of the Commission.

The SMB shall take any action it considers necessary to ensure the proper and expeditious operation of the standards work (see Appendix 2 to the Rules of Procedure).

The SMB shall consist of:

  • a Chair (without vote);

  • fifteen members, elected by the General Assembly and their alternates appointed by the relevant National Committees (in accordance with the

  • provisions of Clause 14 of the Rules of Procedure);

  • the Treasurer (ex officio, without vote);

  • the Secretary-General (ex officio, without vote).

The SMB shall report its actions to the IEC Board.

Subject to the procedures decided by the IEC Board, the SMB shall collaborate with the Conformity Assessment Board (CAB) and the Market Strategy Board (MSB), and with other relevant bodies reporting to the IEC Board.

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