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ANSI Membership – A Value Proposition



Comprised of Government agencies, Organizations, Companies, Academic and International bodies, and individuals, the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) represents the interests of more than 125,000 companies and 3.5 million professionals.


Member Benefits, Categories, Levels and Programs


ALL Members:

Active participation in ANSI and its programs provides access rights to information and business intelligence that is not available elsewhere, discounts on many products and services, and the opportunity to build relationships that empower members with a voice and influence over the standardization and conformity assessment decisions that directly affect their business.

FULL Members:

Have the maximum access and value to ensure your entire company remains competitive and compliant in today’s ever-changing economic environment.

Key Benefits of ANSI full Membership:
  • Unlimited Representation
  • Administer Secretariat or U.S. TAG
  • Participate in Member forums
  • Participate in Policy Committees and Governance Boards
  • Discount on Site Licenses/Standards
  • Use of ANSI Member Logo
  • Access to Policy Committee Documents
  • Access to ANSI Top Issues Portal

ANSI has four (4) distinct Member Forums that provide members with the opportunity to actively engage and further develop their involvement as desired: Company, Government, Consumer Interest, and Organizational.



ANSI has six (6) types of members: Company, Government, Organizational, Educational, International, and Individual.



Company Member (C)
A corporation, partnership or other entity that is created under the laws of the United States or any State thereof and that is engaged in industrial or commercial enterprise or professional, educational, research, testing or trade activity. Any affiliate, division or joint venture of a corporation, company, firm or partnership may, at the discretion of the ANSI Board of Directors, be eligible for membership.
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Government Member (G)
A department or agency of the United States government or of any state, interstate or regional authority or agency, or any local or county subdivision of such entities interested in the work of the Institute.
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Organizational Member (O)
A not-for-profit scientific, technical, professional, labor, consumer, trade or other association or organization that is involved in standards, certification or related activities.
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Educational Member (E)
A domestic, not-for-profit institution of higher learning, not otherwise eligible for membership, which is interested in the development of voluntary standards.

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International Member (Int)
An entity that is engaged in the activities of an organizational, company or educational member but that is not created under the laws of the United States or any state thereof. International members do not have voting rights.
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Individual Member (Ind)
An individual member shall be a United States citizen interested in the development of standards or related activities, who is not eligible for membership under any other membership category. (Restricted to one representative only.)
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Level Categories
  C G O E Int Ind
Full Membership

Benefits include unlimited representatives per membership, full participation and access rights and up to 20% discount on selected standards purchased through ANSI.

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Basic Membership
Benefits include one representative per membership, limited participation and access rights and up to 10% discount on selected standards purchased through ANSI.

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Affiliate Program:

ANSI also has an Affiliate Program.

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  C G O E Int Ind
Benefits include a personalized, professional affiliation with ANSI for a single individual, informational access rights to ANSI, and up to 5% discount on selected standards purchased through ANSI.

For additional information about any of the member categories, levels, programs or about how to join the ANSI Federation, please e-mail the ANSI Membership Team at:

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Staff Contacts

Dan Ratner
Director, membership development and industry outreach
Tel: 202.331.3625
Fax: 202.293.9287

Susan Bose
Manager, Membership Services
Tel: 212.642.4948
Fax: 212.398.0023

Carol Klunder
Membership Coordinator
Tel: 212.642.4926
Fax: 212.398.0023

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