One or more of the following four qualification categories can be used to make a credible case for the candidate:
- Leadership: The candidate should be an executive or top-level manager who has achieved prominence as a leader or spokesperson for his or her particular industry. The candidate should be an individual recognized as a leader in professional society activities or otherwise one who has made specific contributions to the individual’s profession. Candidate should have a record of progressive career accomplishments that reflect leadership over a sustained period.
- Governmental Affairs/Statesman: The candidate should contribute to the advancement of boiler and pressure vessel safety through the support of legislation on a local or state level.
- Education/Training: Candidate should be a recognized contributor to the development and implementation of new and innovative training programs, and should be recognized as a teacher and mentor to other individuals in the boiler and pressure vessel industry.
- Codes and Standards: The candidate should be recognized by peers as having extraordinary technical knowledge in the activity of the code committees and as having fully utilized this knowledge to further the activity of the committee in developing a new code or standard, in making a major revision to an existing one, or be recognized by peers as a forward-thinking individual who has identified and promoted the development of codes or standards for emerging technologies. In all committee work the candidate should demonstrate exemplary dedication to protection of public safety.