Associations

Engineering & Architecture

  • Blacks in Safety Engineering

    Part of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), Blacks in Safety Engineering's mission is to promote and encourage the collaboration, interest, recognition and promotion of Blacks within the safety profession and within ASSE.
    http://www.asse.org/bise
  • Board of Certification in Professional Ergonomics

    Established in 1990 as an independent nonprofit organization, the Board of Certification Professional Ergonomics is the certifying body for individuals whose education and experience indicate broad expertise in the practice of human factors/ergonomics. To date, over 1,500 professionals have successfully met BCPE’s certification criteria and been awarded one of the following distinguished credentials: Certified Professional Ergonomist (CPE), Certified Human Factors Professional (CHFP), Certified User Experience Professional (CUXP), Associate Ergonomics Professional (AEP), Associate Human Factors Professional (AHFP), Associate User Experience Professional (AUXP) or Certified Ergonomics Associate (CEA).
    http://www.bcpe.org
  • Brick Industry Association

    The Brick Industry Association (BIA) is the national trade association representing distributors and manufacturers of clay brick and suppliers of related products and services. Since its founding in 1934, the association has been the nationally recognized authority on clay brick construction and represents the industry in all model building code forums and national standards committees.
    http://www.gobrick.com/
  • Building Industry Association of Southern California

    The Building Industry Association of Southern California is a nonprofit trade association representing more than 1,350 member companies involved in planning and building Southern California's communities. Our members are involved in all aspects of construction and green building - from architecture to roofing to landscape design
    http://www.biasc.org
  • California Association of Environmental Professionals, Orange County Chapter

    The California Association of Environmental Professionals (AEP) was founded in 1974 as non-profit association of public and private sector professionals with a common interest in serving the principles underlying the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). The specific and primary purposes of the association are to establish and operate a professional association of persons involved in and committed to improving the processing and implementation of environmental assessment, analysis, public disclosure, and reporting.
    http://www.califaep.org/index.php/chapters/orange-county
  • California Automotive Wholesalers Association

    The California Autobody Wholesalers Association (CAWA) is a non-profit trade association representing automotive aftermarket parts manufacturers, jobbers, warehouse distributors and retailers in California, Nevada, and Arizona. The Association was formed in 1955 and serves as the voice of the aftermarket parts industry in the West. CAWA prides itself on quality customer service to its members and the industry. The mission of CAWA is to provide communications, education, legislative and regulatory advocacy and group purchasing of services for its members while promoting the automotive aftermarket industry.
    http://www.cawa.org
  • California Building Industry Association

    The California Building Industry Association is a statewide trade association based in Sacramento representing thousands of member companies including homebuilders, trade contractors, architects, engineers, designers, suppliers and other industry professionals.
    http://www.cbia.org
  • California Society for Healthcare Engineering, Inc.

    Founded in 1970, the California Society for Healthcare Engineering, Inc. (CSHE). Currently, CSHE has 1,000 members with eleven chapters statewide. The CSHE is the California chapter of the American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE). Membership is open to individuals actively employed directly in a healthcare facility or healthcare system or those who provide consultative, advisory, products or equipment to healthcare facilities.
    http://www.cshe.org
  • California Society of Professional Engineers

    The California Society of Professional Engineers (CSPE) enhances and promotes the distinct value that licensed Professional Engineers provide through exceptional engineering services that place public health, safety and welfare above personal gain.
    http://www.cspe.com
  • California Society of the American Institute of Building Design

    The California Society of AIBD is dedicated to the integrity of the practice of building design and the professionalism of members.
    http://district9.cwa-union.org/
  • Center for Advanced Design Research & Evaluation

    The mission of Center for Advanced Design Research and Evaluation - CADRE - is to develop and execute relevant original research in the areas of architectural and engineering design solutions having an impact on: end users, including occupant well-being and user effectiveness; operational performance; and sustainability of the built environment. Dissemination of this new knowledge to end users and the design community is inherent in our organizational intent.
    http://www.cadreresearch.org
  • Center for Health Design

    The Center for Health Design (CHD) was formed in 1993 and based on a singular idea – that design could be used to improve patient outcomes in healthcare environments. CHD's mission is to transform healthcare environments for a healthier, safer world through design research, education, and advocacy.
    http://www.healthdesign.org
  • Chemical Fabrics and Film Association

    The Chemical Fabrics and Film Association is an international trade association representing manufacturers of polymer-based fabric and film products, used in the building and construction, automotive, fashion and many other industries.
    http://www.chemicalfabricsandfilm.com
  • Circuits & Systems Society (IEEE)

    The IEEE Circuits and Systems Society is the leading organization that promotes the advancement of the theory, analysis, design, tools, and implementation of circuits and systems. The field spans their theoretical foundations, applications, and architectures, as well as circuits and systems implementation of algorithms for signal and information processing.The Society brings engineers, researchers, scientists and others involved in circuits and systems applications access to the industry’s most essential technical information, networking opportunities, career development tools and many other exclusive benefits.
    http://ieee-cas.org/
  • Concrete Masonry Association of California and Nevada

    The Concrete Masonry Association of California and Nevada (CMACN), a non profit professional organization established in October 1977, committed to strengthening the masonry industry in California and Nevada.
    http://cmacn.org/
  • Construction Financial Management Association

    The Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) is "The Source & Resource for Construction Financial Excellence" and the only nonprofit organization dedicated to serving the educational needs of today's construction financial professionals. Established in 1981, CFMA's General Members represent all types of contractors—including general contractors and specialty trades—as well as developers, construction managers, architects, engineers, principals, and material and equipment suppliers. Associate Members include professionals in the accounting, insurance, surety, software, legal, and banking industries, as well as any other specialist who serves in the construction industry.
    http://www.cfma.org/
  • Construction Specifications Institute, Orange County Chapter

    The Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) is a national professional association that provides technical information and products, continuing education, professional conferences, and product shows to enhance communication among all the nonresidential building design and construction industry's disciplines and meet the industry's need for a common system of organizing and presenting construction documents. CSI's nearly 18,000 members include architects, engineers, specifiers, contractors, building owners, facility managers, and product manufacturers. Its policy of industry-wide membership has resulted in improved communication and unprecedented teamwork to develop innovative products and services of benefit to all involved in nonresidential construction.The mission of the Orange County Chapter of the Construction Specifications Institute, Inc., is to provide its membership with both the opportunity and a forum to share ideas and information openly with others in the construction industry in order to create and sustain the built environment, while recognizing and responding to changing industry trends.
    http://www.occcsi.org
  • Consumer Electronics Association

    The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) unites 2,000 companies within the consumer technology industry. Members tap into valuable and innovative members-only resources: unparalleled market research, networking opportunities with business advocates and leaders, up-to-date educational programs and technical training, exposure in extensive promotional programs, and representation from the voice of the industry.
    https://www.ce.org
  • Control Systems Society (IEEE)

    The Society is dedicated to the advancement of research, development, and practice in automation and control systems. It has broad technical interests in dynamical systems and control that include modeling, adaptation, estimation, optimization, feedback and software/hardware tools. Application areas include aerospace, automotive, biosystems, communication networks, finance and markets, homes and buildings, manufacturing and process industries, and micro/nano-systems.
    http://www.ieeecss.org/
  • County Building Officials Association of California

    The County Building Officials Association of California (CBOAC) focuses on education that responds to the needs of principal county members and includes vital networking opportunities with other government officials and stakeholders such as California State Association of Counties (CSAC), California Building Officials (CALBO), California County Planning Directors Association (CCPDA), California State Fire Marshal, International Code Council (ICC), California Conference of Directors of Environmental Health (CCDEH) and professional consultants throughout the state. Members of the organization share information and local interpretations and centers on forming valuable partnerships to elevate the professionalism, expertise and value of the building official and staff.
    http://www.cboac.net/
  • County Engineers Association of California

    The County Engineers Association of California (CEAC), formed in 1914, is comprised of county engineers, public works directors, county road commissioners, and professional personnel throughout California’s 58 counties. Its purpose is "To advance county engineering and management by providing a forum for the exchange of ideas and information aimed at improving service to the public.”
    http://www.ceaccounties.org/
  • Design-Build Institute of America

    The Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) is the only organization that defines, teaches and promotes best practices in design-build. Design-build is an integrated approach that delivers design and construction services under one contract with a single point of responsibility. Owners select design-build to achieve best value while meeting schedule, cost and quality goals.DBIA represents the entire design and construction industry. As an institute, our primary objective is to provide education, training, networking and support to all players involved in the design and construction industry. Members span the entire spectrum of design and construction professionals, including architects, engineers, specialty contractors, owners, consultants, lawyers, business development professionals, students and teachers.
    http://www.dbia.org
  • Design-Build Institute of America, Western Region

    The Design-Build Institute of America is the only organization that defines, teaches and promotes best practices in design-build. Design-build is an integrated approach that delivers design and construction services under one contract with a single point of responsibility.
    http://www.dbia.org
  • Earthquake Engineering Research Institute

    The Earthquake Engineering Research Institute is a national, nonprofit, technical society of engineers, geoscientists, architects, planners, public officials, and social scientists. EERI members include researchers, practicing professionals, educators, government officials, and building code regulators. The objective of the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute is to reduce earthquake risk by (1) advancing the science and practice of earthquake engineering, (2) improving understanding of the impact of earthquakes on the physical, social, economic, political, and cultural environment, and (3) advocating comprehensive and realistic measures for reducing the harmful effects of earthquakes.
    https://www.eeri.org
  • Engineered Wood Association

    The Engineered Wood Association (APA) is a nonprofit trade association that has grown and evolved with the engineered wood industry. Their mission is to maintain their position as the leader in creating engineered wood product growth for North American member companies.
    http://www.apawood.org