Certifications include IEC 61215-compliance issued by the German Technical Control Board
, DIN EN ISO 9001:2000 (quality management), successful validation to DIN EN 14001 (environmental management) and EMAS II (equivalent to EC Regulation 761/2001).
Should Ellis fail to be reelected, he could lose his place on the FA's international committee automatically --and his position as chairman of the FA technical control board
might come under scrutiny as well.
The final step is for the FA's Technical Control Board
to say yes and they won't go against the recommendations made to them.
Further details of the Birmingham scheme were released by Aston Villa chairman Doug Ellis, a member of the project team and chairman of the Football Association's technical control board