How to Assist With Standards Development

Join a Writing Group

A group of approximately 15 volunteers works together to research and write a specific standard. The volunteers have backgrounds in training, operations, and technical. The standard may be a new initiative or it may be a revision. The writing groups are the creative minds behind the standard. Writing Groups will generally meet twice a month for a 60-minute conference call and conduct some work offline. If you are interested in joining a writing group, be sure you have time in your busy schedule to join the monthly meetings and to conduct some additional work offline. If you have never seen what a standard looks like, check them out on APCO’s Standards for Download page.

APCO International is seeking writing group members to participate in the creation of ANSI standards in the following areas: