John L. Strelow, BSME, Purdue University, has held several engineering and quality management positions including V.P. Engineering, Quality, Research and Development. He is now retired and provides engineering, quality and contract management consulting services part time. John has ten patents, and has helped four companies obtain ISO, ASME and API certified quality systems along with PED type approval certificates. He has also served on many ISO, ASME and API committees and was a delegate for the USA on ISO/TC 67/SC 2 on pipeline valves. John was chairman of working group 2 for this ISO committee.