Is the American Wood Council (AWC) an ANSI-accredited standards developer?
Yes, AWC has been an ANSI-accredited standards developer since March 29, 2011. Wood design standards previously developed under the American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) accreditation have been transferred to AWC and are developed and maintained under AWC’s ANSI-approved operating procedures. A copy of AWC’s operating procedures and the consensus body (the Wood Design Standards Committee) membership roster are available at