Phase 3 involved applying the statistical and data quality assurance procedures to
sample selection and data collection.
Phase 4 involved data analysis and reporting of the results.
Project Management Team’s Responsibilities
Overall planning, organizing, directing, staffing and controlling of project.
Managing outreach and training to participating states.
Developing consensus concerning:
Business sectors to be measured.
Environmental performance indicators to be used.
Statistical and other methodologies to be used.
Data quality objectives.
Developing and sharing ERP information tools and resources with states.
Managing the development of a data management strategy in consultation with states.
Managing the collection, analysis, and reporting of data.
Reporting results to EPA.
Implementing the project Quality Assurance Project Plan (QAPP).
Submitting quarterly reports to EPA on project status.
Project Management Team
William Cass Tara Acker
Role in Project
Project Manager/MA State Lead Senior Project Analyst/Project Quality Assurance Officer Support Services Manager Senior Management
Organizational Affiliation MassDEP
Quality Assurance Officer’s Responsibilities
Maintaining the QAPP.
Distributing the QAPP and maintaining the distribution list.
Conducting readiness reviews.
Developing data management and analysis procedures.
Overseeing quality assurance and quality control of data.
Serving as a clearinghouse for project information.
Supporting the group and indicator selection process.
The States Common Measures Project Final Report