Building Seismic Safety Council Membership

BSSC Membership

Membership in the National Institute of Building Sciences Building Seismic Safety Council (BSSC) gives you access to a council whose members are dedicated to reducing earthquake risk by principally generating the NEHRP Recommended Seismic Provisions for New Buildings and Other Structures and related publications. The members actively participate in the consensus process that eventually results in improved building codes.

BSSC members come from all areas of professional practice, government, and academia. They are leading engineers, scientists, and architects committed to strengthening the buildings against earthquakes.

The membership of the Council is open to Institute members of all professional societies, and labor, trade, model code, voluntary standards, public interest and public agency organizations which have an interest in the Council's purpose. Organizations not meeting these requirements that are interested in pursuing the purpose and objectives of the Council may submit an application for non-voting affiliate membership. Affiliate membership is also open to companies and corporations. Join the Institute and BSSC now.

Membership Organizations

  • American Concrete Institute
  • American Council of Engineering Companies
  • American Institute of Architects
  • American Institute of Steel Construction
  • American Iron and Steel Institute
  • APA - The Engineered Wood Association
  • American Society of Civil Engineers
  • American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers, Inc.
  • American Welding Society
  • American Wood Council (formerly the American Forest & Paper Association)
  • Applied Technology Council
  • Association of Engineering and Environmental Geologists
  • Brick Industry Association
  • Building Owners and Managers Association International
  • California, Division of the State Architect, California
  • California Seismic Safety Commission
  • Concrete Masonry Association of California and Nevada
  • Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute
  • Earthquake Engineering Research Institute
  • General Services Administration-Seismic Program
  • Institute for Business and Home Safety
  • International Code Council
  • International Masonry Institute
  • Masonry Institute of America
  • Metal Building Manufacturers Association
  • National Association of Home Builders
  • National Concrete Masonry Association
  • National Council of Structural Engineers Associations
  • National Institute of Standards and Technology
  • National Ready Mixed Concrete Association
  • Portland Cement Association
  • Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute
  • Rack Manufacturers Institute
  • Steel Deck Institute
  • Structural Engineers Association of California
  • Structural Engineers Association of Central California
  • Structural Engineers Association of Colorado
  • Structural Engineers Association of Illinois
  • Structural Engineers Association of Kansas & Missouri
  • Structural Engineers Association of Kentucky
  • Structural Engineers Association of Northern California
  • Structural Engineers Association of Oregon
  • Structural Engineers Association of San Diego
  • Structural Engineers Association of Southern California
  • Structural Engineers Association of Texas
  • Structural Engineers Association of Utah
  • Structural Engineers Association of Washington
  • The Masonry Society
  • Western States Clay Products Association
  • Wisconsin Department of Administration

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