Christine Bernat joined ANSI as Associate Director, Standards Facilitation in May 2022. In this role, she supports industry stakeholders, such as manufacturers, research institutions, government and standards development organizations, identify and conduct standards gap analyses through ANSI standards collaboratives and workshops. Mrs. Bernat supported the America Makes and ANSI Additive Manufacturing Standardization Collaborative (AMSC) members to develop the Standardization Roadmap for Additive Manufacturing (Version 3.0).
Prior to ANSI, Christine served as Director of Global Innovation and Policy at the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA), where she supported emerging technologies and innovation initiatives. During her tenure, she served as elected Chair of ASTM International F44 General Aviation Aircraft. Previously, she acted as Director of Business Development at ASTM. In her 13 years at ASTM, Christine supported programs and strategies for various industries including aviation and aerospace, additive manufacturing, energy and robotics. This included monitoring industry trends, exploring and launching new standards activities and related programs, establishing partnerships, and providing guidance regarding how standards can solve common challenges to bringing new products to market and support workforce development.