Under the agreement, current and new SES members are automatically eligible to enroll in ANSI's affiliate membership program for one year. Benefits of ANSI affiliate membership include:
Conversely, the technical contact of all current and new ANSI full members is automatically eligible to enroll as an individual member of SES for one year, with the following benefits:
"ANSI and SES are longtime partners in activities that support standardization and the standards community," said Brian Meincke, ANSI's senior director of membership development, membership marketing, and industry outreach. "Building upon that shared commitment, this agreement seeks to provide additional benefits, opportunities, and advantages to our members."
Paul Crosta, president of SES, noted the longstanding relationship between the two organizations and the increased benefit to their respective members: "SES is thrilled to be partnering with ANSI for this significant milestone. As a result of this membership reciprocity, standards professionals will now have access to increased networking, training, and education. This partnership not only highlights our joint commitment to support the field of standardization, but further underscores the strength of our relationship as we move forward in time."
For additional information, or to request participation in the ANSI-SES affiliation program, contact the ANSI membership team at firstname.lastname@example.org.