Roles and permissions

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Understand the roles and associated permissions when using ISO services for standards development.

Committee Manager, formerly known as Secretary (TC or SC)

Twinned Secretary

Secretary support team

Convenor (WG)

Twinned Convenor (WG)

Secretary (WG)

Secretary / Convenor support team (WG)

Chairperson

Chair-elect

Vice-Chairperson

Chairperson support team

Committee member

Committee Liaison representative

Organization Liaison representative

Partner

Project leader

Maintenance agency representative

Registration authority representative

Document Monitor

Centralized document Monitor

Meeting Participant Approver

Centralized Meeting Participant Approver

Committee Manager, formerly known as Secretary (TC or SC)

Individual providing day-to-day management and administrative services for the work of a technical committee or subcommittee. One individual only. Mandatory role for all TCs and SCs.

Permissions

ISO Documents : All permissions on committee documents
ISO Ballots: Full access to CIB ballots of the committee, read access to DIS/FDIS/SR closed ballot
Other ISO services:   Access to the PDF files of standards for the committee via the STADIST newsletter


Twinned Secretary

Individual appointed by another member body, who supports the main member body in providing the functions of secretary. One individual only.

Permissions

Same as Secretary


Secretary support team

Assistant(s) or support staff of the secretary of a committee. One or more individuals.

Permissions

ISO Documents : All permissions on committee documents
ISO Ballots: Full access to CIB ballots of the committee, read access to DIS/FDIS/SR closed ballot
Other ISO services: None


Convenor (WG)

"Chair" of a working group.

Permissions

ISO Documents: All permissions on committee documents
ISO Ballots: Full access to WG consultations
Other ISO services:   None


Twinned Convenor (WG)

Individual appointed by another member body, which supports the main member body in providing the functions of convenor.

Permissions

Same as Convenor


Secretary (WG)

Secretary of a working group. This role is optional for WGs.

Permissions

Same as Convenor


Secretary / Convenor support team (WG)

Assistant(s) or support staff of the secretary or convenor of a working group. One or more individuals.

Permissions

Same as Convenor


Chairperson

The chairman of a TC is responsible for the overall management of that technical committee, including any subcommittees and working groups. One individual only.

Permissions

ISO Documents: Read access to all committee documents
ISO Ballots: Can see open & closed ballots
Other ISO services:   None


Chair-elect

Individual appointed up to one year before the end of the term of the existing chair. The individual shall be referred to as chair elect of the committee in question. By nominating a chair elect, the future chair is given an opportunity to learn before taking over as chair of a committee. One individual only. Optional role for all TCs and SCs.

Permissions

Same as chairperson


Vice-Chairperson

Chairperson appointed by another member body, who supports the main member body in providing the functions of chair. One individual only.

Permissions

Same as chairperson


Chairperson support team

Assistant(s) or support staff of the chair of a committee

Permissions

Same as chairperson


Committee member

Committee member includes the following:

Permissions

ISO Documents: Read access to all committee documents
ISO Ballots: Can see open & closed ballots
Other ISO services: None


Committee Liaison representative

An individual representing a liaison between two committees.

Permissions

ISO Documents: Read access to all committee documents
ISO Ballots: None
Other ISO services: None


Organization Liaison representative

An individual representing a liaison between a committee and an international organization.

Permissions

ISO Documents: Read access to all committee documents
ISO Ballots: Can comment on ballots on behalf their organization
Other ISO services: None


Partner

Reserved for representatives of an organization, not representing an NSB or International organization in liaison but with corresponding rights to participate in the work of a committee (through e.g. PSDO, MoU or any other relevant arrangements).

Permissions

ISO Documents: Read access to all committee documents
ISO Ballots: Can see open & closed ballots
Other ISO services: None


Project leader

Individual with the responsibility for the development of a certain standardization project.

Permissions

ISO Documents: None
ISO Ballots: None
Other ISO services: None


Maintenance agency representative

Individual who represents a Maintenance agency.

Permissions

ISO Documents: None
ISO Ballots: None
Other ISO services: None


Registration authority representative

Individual who represents a Registration authority.

Permissions

ISO Documents: None
ISO Ballots: None
Other ISO services: None


Document Monitor

Person entitled to monitor document activity on a committee for National dissemination purpose. This role should be reserved to NSB staff members. Document monitors are not participating to committee's work.

Permissions

ISO Documents: Read access to all committee documents
ISO Ballots: None
Other ISO services: None


Centralized document Monitor

Note 1: centralized roles only apply to committees and sub-committees.

Permissions


Meeting Participant Approver

Person responsible to register and approve participants for its NSB to TC & SC meetings and assign Head of Delegation

Permissions

ISO Documents: None
ISO Ballots: None
Other ISO services: In Meeting Participation (MP): Can register participants to TC & SC meetings for its NSB when the NSB is P or O member or that committee; Can assign HoD; Can create and manage participants and guests in MP if the participant has no GD account


Centralized Meeting Participant Approver

Note: Centralized roles only apply to committees and sub-committees.

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