The General Assembly appoints the members of the Technical Group (TEG) via a proposal from NWPC’s Board of Directors, for a period of two years. In the event of a withdrawal during one’s current mandate period, a new member of the Technical Group shall be appointed by the Board of Directors.
The Technical Group consists of 3 – 5 individuals from a minimum of two countries.
The members of the Technical Group may not be in any position of personal employment or financial relationship with producers of wood preservatives or wood processors.
Meetings and Decision making
The Technical Group normally conducts two meetings per year. If necessary, additional meetings can be held.
Within itself, the Technical Group elects a chairman for a period of two years. The Technical Group has a quorum to decide when a maximum of one representative is absent, however a minimum of three representatives must be present.
For the Technical Group to take a decision, it must unanimous. Decisions of the Technical Group regarding certification cases cannot be appealed by the Board of Directors.
The Technical Group is responsible for approval of wood preservatives, and publication of the Approval list according to Technical Group work description.
The Technical Group is referral body to revision of the NTR-Documents.
Chairman & Secretary of the TEG
Trä og Miljö
Telephone: +45 72 20 20 00
Direct: +45 72 20 23 12
Mobile: +45 722 02 312
Board members in TEG
Norsk Treteknisk Institutt
Postboks 113, Blindern
Mobile: +47 976 57 599
Pia Larsson Brelid
RISE, Research Institutes of Sweden
SE-412 79 GÖTEBORG
Phone Office: +46 10-516 50 00
Phone: +46 10-516 57 24 (direkt)
Mobile: +46 70-747 27 85
SLU, Sveriges Lantbruksuniversitet
Inst för skogens produkter
SE-750 07 UPPSALA
Phone office: +46 18-67 10 00
Phone: +46 18-67 25 89
Mobile: +46 70-667 25 89