/EINPresswire.com/ Chicago, IL, December 11, 2012 – Quality Training Systems (QTS) is proud to announce that John Taylor has joined the staff of QTS as a consultant as of December 3, 2012. John recently left NERC, where he managed the Continuing Education Program for 4 years and co-authored the Reliability Standard Auditor Worksheet (RSAW) for the PER-005 Standard. Prior to joining NERC, John was the Chair and Vice-Chair of the NERC Personnel Subcommittee, and chaired the first PER-005 Standard Drafting Team. As a member of the QTS team, John will be available to conduct pre-audits to assess a utility’s PER-005 readiness, develop Training Process documents for a utility’s systematic approach to training (SAT), develop mitigation plans, and perform other related services.

Stefanie Pressl, Executive Vice President at QTS, stated, “We are extremely pleased to welcome John to our team. His direct experience working on the PER-005 standard and RSAW adds depth and credibility to QTS’ proven ability to provide our clients with PER-005 compliance products and services. John’s passion for improving the state of bulk electric system operations training fits well with QTS’ tradition of providing exceptional quality while meeting the industry’s training needs.”

About Quality Training Systems
Quality Training Systems (QTS) has provided training and performance support services for electric utilities since 1997. The company’s primary focus has been the design and development of system operator training programs and the development of Quality Training Database (QTD™) as a tool to satisfy the rigorous requirements of NERC standard PER-005. To learn more, please visit http://www.qualitytrainingsystems.com or call 443-755-0790 Ext 113.

Helen Godfrey
443-755-0790 X 113
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330 South Wells Street, Suite 1402
Chicago, IL 60606