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Standards Committee

​The Standards Committee oversees and maintains the integrity of ReliabilityFirst's Reliability Standards Development Procedure. The Standards Committee reports to the ReliabilityFirst Board of Directors, and ensures that:

  • All requests for new ReliabilityFirst Regional Standards (or modifications to them) are processed using the ReliabilityFirst Standards Procedure.
  • The ReliabilityFirst Standards Procedure is reviewed at least every five years and documentation is maintained.
  • New, or modifications to existing, ReliabilityFirst Regional Standards are presented to the Board for action, in accordance with the ReliabilityFirst Standards Procedure.
  • ReliabilityFirst Regional Standards are coordinated with associated NERC Standards.
  • Appropriate tools are available for posting, commenting on and balloting of Standards-related materials.
  • Appropriate documentation is maintained to monitor draft Standards going through the ReliabilityFirst Standards Procedure.
  • Requests for Interpretations of ReliabilityFirst Standards, urgent actions and appeals are addressed in accordance with the ReliabilityFirst Standards Procedure.
  • Meetings are scheduled as required to meet the responsibilities of the Standards Committee.
  • Standard Drafting Teams have appropriate communication with stakeholders to foster exchange of issues and gain consensus.
  • Process oversight of Standard Drafting Team(s) is maintained.

If you have questions about this group please visit our Contact Us page and direct your question to the Standards Committee.