Committees

IHAF has established three committees for supporting IHAF directions and helping to achieve its goals, each committee has specific tasks to perform and follows specific rules as defined in its terms of reference.

The main committees established are:

Membership in MRAC is restricted to full members of IHAF only.

Main role of the MRAC is to manage IHAF Multi-Lateral Recognition Arrangement (MRA), this includes development of polices and procedures, ensure harmonization and consistency in implementation of the MRA, manage the peer evaluations and manage the system for signatories to MRA.

Committee Chair:

Mr. Brahim Houla from Gulf Accreditation Center (GAC)

Vice Chair:

 

Committee Secretary:

Mr. Atta Subhan from Gulf Accreditation Center (GAC)

Member Country
A2LA USA
ACCREDIA Italy
ANSI USA
EIAC UAE
EGAC Egypt
ENAC Spain
ENAS UAE
INMTRO Brazil
IAS USA
GAC Gulf Countries
JANAAC Jamaica
JAS-ANZ Australia – New Zealand
NABCB India
NAH Hungary
NSC Thailand
PAB Philippines
PNAC Pakistan
UKAS UK

Membership in TAC is restricted to full members of IHAF only.

Main role of the TAC is to manage efforts to harmonize accreditation practices in field of halal between IHAF members to facilitate the mutual recognition among them, review the essential technical requirements and provide necessary recommendations to enhance systems of both accreditation bodies and conformity assessment bodies to enable them to work in halal field, ensure all needed documents for supporting IHAF MRA system are in place and satisfy the need, and provide support and advice to MRAC if required.

Committee Chair:

Eng. Saud R. Alaskar from Saudi Accreditation Committee (SAC-KSA)

Vice Chair:

Mr. Reinaldo B. Figueiredo from Accreditation Program from American National Standards Institute (ANSI)

Committee Secretary:

This position is vacant.

Member Country
A2LA USA
ACCREDIA Italy
ANSI USA
EIAC UAE
EGAC Egypt
ENAC Spain
ENAS UAE
GAC Gulf Countries
IAS USA
JAS-ANZ Australia – New Zealand
NABCB India
NAH Hungary
NSC Thailand
 OAA Philippines
PAB Argentina
PNAC Pakistan
UKAS UK
INMETRO Brazil

Membership in MMC is open to all members of IHAF.

Main role of the MMC is to develop IHAF Marketing Strategy, to perform trend studies and analysis for IHAF Media and recommend improvements, and to propose mechanisms to exchange information and experience within IHAF members.

Committee Chair:

Mr. Mohammad Abdelmotagaly from Emirates International Accreditation Center (EIAC)

Vice Chair:

Mr. Miklos Devecz from National Accreditation Authority in Hungary (NAH)

Committee Secretary:

This position is vacant.

Member Country
A2LA USA
ACCREDIA Italy
EIAC UAE
EGAC Egypt
ENAC Spain
ENAS UAE
INMETRO Brazil
GAC GCC
JAS-ANZ Australia – New Zealand
NAH Hungary
PAB Philippines
UKAS UK
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