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ANSI Membership – A Value Proposition

ANSI Membership – A Value Proposition

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Membership Overview

Comprised of Government agencies, Organizations, Companies, Academic and International bodies, and individuals, ANSI represents and serves the diverse interests of more than 270,000 companies and organizations and 30 million professionals worldwide.

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 Icon
  • Access to Policy Committee Documents
  • Access to ANSI Top Issues Portal

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Membership Categories:

Company Member

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.

Government Member

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.

Organizational Member

A not-for-profit scientific, technical, professional, labor, consumer, trade or other association or organization that is involved in standards, certification or related activities.

Educational Member

A domestic, not-for-profit institution of higher learning, not otherwise eligible for membership, which is interested in the development of voluntary standards.

Retail Application

A retailer is a company whose core business is to sell consumer goods directly to the end consumer, which are not manufactured by that business. Retailers are defined by both the primary SIC codes 52‐59 and NAICS codes 44‐45

Individual Member

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.)

International Member pdf download

For International Membership, please complete the PDF application, and send to the Membership team at membership@ansi.org.


For any questions or additional information regarding ANSI Membership, please contact the Membership Department at membership@ansi.org.

Monthly Membership Orientation

Find out why so many people value their membership in ANSI.

Join in our upcoming membership webinars and ask us!

The free one-hour webinar — held monthly on the first Friday of each month — will be hosted live and will provide an overview of ANSI’s activities, as well as information on how to take full advantage of the ANSI membership. A Q&A session will encourage active dialogue between all participants. Members and anyone looking to receive more information on membership are welcome.

Staff Contacts

Kelley A. Cox, IOM, CAE
Director, Business & Membership Development
Tel: 202.331.3625
Fax: 202.293.9287
kacox@ansi.org

Susan Bose
Senior Manager, Membership Marketing and Development
Tel: 212.642.4948
Fax: 212.398.0023
sbose@ansi.org

Penny Kokias
Membership Assistant
Tel: 212.642.4926
Fax: 212.398.0023
pkokias@ansi.org

Christian Santiago
Membership Associate
Tel: 212.642.4905
Fax: 212.398.0023
csantiago@ansi.org

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