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Technician's Affairs Committee

The Technician's Affairs Committee (a) develops methods and programs that foster the growth and development of technicians as team members and stimulate the contributions that they can make to the profession and the chemical process industry; (b) encourages a viable, fruitful relationship between the professional chemical engineer and all technicians, characterized by mutual respect; (c) advises schools on curricula, methods, and standards of chemical engineering technician and chemical process operator education; (d) cooperates with accreditation agencies in the inspection and evaluation of programs for the education and training of engineering and process operations technicians; (e) cooperates with certification agencies in examination and awarding of certificates for chemical engineering and process operations technicians; (f) advises other committees of AIChE and other technical societies; and (g) advises appropriate federal agencies in matters concerning chemical engineering and process operations technicians.