Consensus Council Call for Volunteers

CLSI requests nominations for volunteers from the industry constituency to fill an opening for a voting member on the Consensus Council beginning July 1, 2019.

In addition, nominations from all constituencies, ie, professions, government, and industry, are being accepted for appointment on January 1, 2020.


The Consensus Council is responsible for the following activities:

  • Serves as the consensus body for CLSI
  • Approves and sets priorities for all CLSI document development projects
  • Manages the development of CLSI consensus documents
  • Continually improves the consensus development process
  • Votes on Final Draft documents to determine approval for publication

Additional information on essential job duties and skills and abilities for CLSI committee participants can be viewed here.

Term of service 

Consensus Council members serve a one-year term beginning on the date of appointment. Eligible members may be reappointed for up to four consecutive terms.

Consensus Council activities schedule 

The Consensus Council’s face-to-face meetings occur during scheduled CLSI Committees Weeks. Web conferences and teleconferences are scheduled at intervals throughout the year as needed.

Due date for submission of required documentation

Please submit nominations and required documentation (see Requirements for Nomination Consideration) on or before June 28, 2019 to