TIC Council


A legal entity incorporated in USA, the Americas Committee exists to provide the legal framework under which various TIC Council activities are undertaken in USA. It is available for participation and use by any TIC Council Sector Committee active in the USA. Currently it is used by the Petroleum Committee and the Consumer & Industrial Products Committee (CIPC).The Petroleum Committee has established its Inspector Certification Programme throughout the Americas under its auspices.

According to the Bylaws of the Corporation, the committee operates under the direction of a Board of Directors, two members of which may be designated by each participating TIC Council Sector Committee and one of which is appointed by the TIC Council Global Board.

Position Papers:

20.03.23 COVID letter authorities USA V4.pdf
TIC Council letter to the US authorities with a statement on the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
TIC Council contributes to the design of Inmetro's new regulatory model.pdf
TIC Council provides the TIC industry’s views on INMETRO’s proposal for a new regulatory model, in response to INMETRO’s consultation.
IFIA Position on IoT and Cybersecurity
The International TIC Sector supports efforts to address Cyber-security in connected devices
IFIA USMCA Position Paper
TIC Council responds to FDA on the FDA ASCA Medical Device pilot program guidance
On 17 December 2019, TIC Council submitted comment to the FDA regarding the FDA ASCA Medical Device pilot program guidance. The draft guidance was released in September of 2019 and the FDA has held webinars and a Q&A session to address stakeholder questions. TIC Council Americas met with the FDA on 20 November 2019 to discuss further and from these interactions has developed our TIC Council public comments.

Executive Director: Roberta Telles

2021 L Street NW

Suite 101-268

Washington, DC 20036-4909

Tel: (1) 204 507 3392


Member companies:

Amspec Services LLC, Bureau Veritas, Camin Cargo Control, Certispec Group, Coastal Gulf & International, DEKRA, Intertek Group, Maloney Commodity Services Inc, National Marine Consultants Inc, RINA USA Inc, Saybolt International, SGS, TÜV Rheinland Group, UL Inc

Governing documents:


TIC Council Competition Compliance Policy

TIC Council Compliance Code

Tax returns (Form 990):

For all TIC Council Compliance documents please visit:

Americas Secretary - Karin Athanas, Senior Policy Manager -  contact address: kathanas[A] 

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