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, Nevada. The first AGM was conducted in Columbus, Ohio, in October 2005. At the 16th AGM, held in November 2022, the following officers were duly nominated and elected:

Mr B E Shannon

Vice Chair
Mr B Anderson
Marybeth Miceli

Branch Representative to Council
Mr B E Shannon
Branch Welfare Officer
Mr R T Nisbet 

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 2023 Annual General Meeting of the North American Branch of BINDT is to be held on Tuesday 24 October 2023, concurrent with the ASNT Fall Conference in Houston, Texas, USA. Further details are to be announced in due course. 

For further information, contact Brian Shannon at: HSI Group Inc, 3445 Kashiwa Street, Torrance, CA 90505, USA.
Tel: +1 310 517 8700; Fax: +1 310 517 8701; 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.