ATS Organs and Bodies

The organs of the Accreditation Body of Serbia (ATS) are as follows: Management Board, Director and Supervisory Board.

The Management Board decides on the business, determines the business policy and monitors its implementation, and at the same time represents a mechanism for safeguarding impartiality. 

Members of the Management Board are as follows: Chair: Darko Mitrovićgraduate in law, Slaviša Lakićević, graduate in law, member: Radovan Đalović, a member from the ranks of accredited conformity assessment bodies; Vladan Lapčević, a member from the ranks of accredited conformity assessment bodies: Radomir Lekić, graduate in economics.

The Director shall manage the operation of ATS and shall be responsible for the legitimacy of the work and technical activities of ATS. 

MSc Dragan Pušara, is ATS director.

The Supervisory Board shall conduct surveillance into the legitimacy of the work of the ATS organs. The Supervisory Board is composed of: Tanja Petrović, a graduate in law, Chairman, while its members are: Branislav Raketić, MSc in agriculture studies, Jovan Simić, a graduate in economics, Svetozar Petrović, from the ranks of accredited conformity assessment bodies and Boško Gavović, from the ranks of accredited conformity assessment bodies.

Bodies of the Accreditation Body of Serbia are as follows: Accreditation Council and technical committees.

The Accreditation Council is a technical advisory body of ATS that provides professional opinions as regards the development of the accreditation system, takes the initiative for the extension of the ATS scope of activities, and take stands on other technical issues.  Renowned experts and scientists from fields relevant to the performance of activities falling within the competencies of ATS are chosen to become members of the Council as representatives of interested parties (public administration bodies and holders of public authorizations; faculties and institutes; companies, entrepreneurs, chambers, etc.; consumer associations; manufacturers’ associations; and accredited conformity assessment bodies).

Members of the Accreditation Council are as follows: Chair member: Zoran Bakić; and members: Natasa Radoslavljević - Stevanovic PhD; Danijela Pršić; Nemanja Kašiković PhD; Bojan Bođić PhD; Vesna. Ž. Djordjević PhD; Mladen Alfirović; Ana Jeremić; Sara Savić PhD; Ljubica Živanić; Miloš Jelić PhD.

Technical committees are technical bodies providing the expertise required for certain fields of accreditation. ATS has three standing technical committees for different schemes of accreditation (laboratories, inspection bodies, and certification bodies). Tasks of the technical committees are to: provide opinions on the implementation of requirements and documents of international organizations for certain schemes and fields of accreditation and conformity assessment; provide opinions on proposed EA, ILAC, and IAF documents; provide assistance to ATS in extending the scope of its activities; participate in defining the assessor competence criteria in case of specific fields of conformity assessment; identify potential assessors, and provide assistance to ATS as regards recognition of inter-laboratory comparisons and other schemes.