North American Branch

Institute Branches 

The Institute’s North American Branch was formed at a meeting held at the 2004 ASNT Fall Conference in Las Vegas. The first AGM was conducted in Columbus, Ohio, in October 2005.

At the 2014 AGM in Charleston, the following officers were duly nominated and elected:

Mr R T Nisbet

Vice Chair
Mr B Anderson
Mr B E Shannon


The Branch is a focus for all BINDT members in this part of the world and now provides a route for Engineering Council registration.

The 2016 Annual General Meeting of the North American Branch of BINDT is to be held on 25 October 2016 at Long Beach, California, USA.

For further information, contact Ron Nisbet at: International Energy Services Company (IESCO), 3445 Kashiwa Street, Torrance, CA 90505, USA. Tel: +1 310 257 8222; Fax: +1 310 257 8220; Email:

If anyone is willing or interested in providing talks to Branches, please contact Cindy Bailey at BINDT ( with an indication of the preferred geographical areas where you could assist.