The Council shall operate solely and exclusively
as a non-profit organization with the following
aims and purposes:
A. To establish consensus among interested
parties on national industrial and academic
requirements for physical standards,
calibration services methodology and
interlaboratory collaboration programs in the
field of optical radiation measurements,
including radiometry and the optical
properties of materials.
B. To establish a national consensus on the
priorities to be assigned to meeting these
C. To maintain liaison with the National
Institute of Standards and Technology, other
sources of standards and services, and to
advise on requirements and priorities.
D. To cooperate with other organizations, both
public and private, and to accomplish these
objectives for the direct and indirect benefit
of the public at large.
E. To assure that information on existing or
proposed standards, calibration services,
collaboration programs, and its own activities
is widely disseminated to interested parties.
F. To answer inquiries about such standards
activities or forward such inquiries to