Information Standards Subcommittee

The Information Standards Subcommittee is focused on the development, evaluation and implementation of information standards related to BIM. Their charge is to oversee the information standards within the Alliance, which currently include the United States National CAD Standard® and the National BIM Standard-United States® (NBIMS-US). The subcommittee will focus on activities to:

  • Compile a list of information standards, and an appropriate organizational structure for the standards;
  • Develop high value information exchange standards in collaboration with appropriate stakeholders including Memorandum of Agreement organizations, industry stakeholder groups, and international organizations, including buildingSMART International®;
  • Manage the technical review of proposed information exchange standards developed by other organizations;
  • Continuously maintain the information standards within the Alliance;
  • Provide content for the Communications Subcommittee related to activities of the Information Standards Subcommittee; and
  • Provide educational initiatives within the Education Subcommittee related to information standards.

The subcommittee will develop and maintain a plan that addresses future plans for extending and managing the information standards of the Alliance.


Robert Anderson
Vectorworks, Inc.
Vice Chair
John Lord
Component Assembly
Greg Ceton
BOD Liaison
John Messner
Penn State


Ayers, Will Legrand
Chipman, Tim Chipman, Tim
Crary , Michael US Department of State
DeVito, Stephen General Services Administration
East, Bill Prairie Sky Consulting
Gaur, Iftikhar Gulf Engineering & Industrial Consultancy
Gee, Richard General Services Administration
Gottwalt, T.J. Allegion
Grupe, Robert Association of the Wall and Ceiling Industry (AWCI)
Henderson, Lamar Henderson, Lamar
Howard, Brok dRofus
Jackman, Stacy Jackman, Stacy
Jafar Ramaji, Issa Pennsylvania State University
Jolicoeur, Jay Component Assembly Systems
Knight, Dennis Whole Building Systems
Lowe, Ed Burgess & Nipple
Manganelli, Joe Fluor Corporation
McGranahan, Donal Dodge Analytics
Mogal, Chetan BIM Engineering U.S.
Natsch, Randall McCarthy Building Companies, Inc.
Nawari, Nawari Nawari, Nawari O.
Nisbet, Nicholas buildingSMART UK&I
Rapaport, John Component Assembly Systems
Tardif, Michael Building Informatics
Thomson, Stephen Thomson, Stephen
Tomaszewski, John The University of New Mexico
Zetterberg, Eric ARCHIBUS, Inc.

For More Information Contact

Robert Anderson
Chair, Information Standards Subcommittee
Vectorworks, Inc.


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