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 online 14th AGM, held in November 2020, the following officers were duly nominated and elected:

Mr B E Shannon

Vice Chair
Mr B Anderson
Mr A Vajpayee

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 2021 Annual General Meeting of the North American Branch of BINDT is to be held on Tuesday 16 November 2021, concurrent with the ASNT Fall Conference in Phoenix, Arizona, USA. If required, a virtual meeting will be held. Further details 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.