Confirmation of Standards Set:
Once the Identification Team (IT) has completed assembling the set of standards, it will be
expected to hold a final Team meeting(s), with all members present, to confirm that the IT
believes that the set as a whole is adequate. Once that is done, they shall present the set first to
FNAL for concurrence (see Attachment B for details) and then to the Convened Group. The
Convened Group will assemble a panel of subject matter experts who will be expected to orally
challenge the set and the IT will be called upon to defend it (see Attachment C for details). Once
the IT has successfully defended the set, it will be considered confirmed and the Convened
Group will recommend it for approval.
Interactions between Convened Group and Identification Team (IT):
Throughout this process, the Process Leader will act as the liaison between the IT and the
The Process Leader will be responsible for preparing an estimate of the costs incurred by the
Identification Team (IT) in preparing this set sufficient to facilitate an evaluation of the impact of
this pilot exercise.
In order to keep the Identification Team (IT) to a workable size, it will not be possible to include
all stakeholders on the team. Therefore, liaison relationships will be established between
specific members of the IT and appropriate stakeholders. Formal communications between the
IT liaisons and their assigned stakeholders will be required and documented.