All members of ANCER are earthquake engineering research centers of national,
regional, or international stature from the Asia Pacific rim countries.
To become an ANCER member
To become a member center, joint nomination by a minimum of two
existing members will be required. Approval by the seven-member Board
with no more than two negative votes is necessary. There are no
individual members in ANCER, but only center directors or their
designees representing the centers.
Nominations of an earthquake engineering research center should
include the research themes, evidences of the Center stature and
magnitude of current Center operation (e.g., funding, researchers, staff,
center members are to pay an annual membership fee to cover
the basic operating cost of the center (communications, publications,
travel, etc. and as seed funding for certain purposes authorized by the
Board). During the Phase I (2001-2004) no salaries and wages for
ANCER officers and/or support persons will be budgeted. It is expected
that the officers will donate or find additional support to cover salaries
and wages devoted to ANCER business, depending on the President¡¯s
discretion and the viable funding sources that he or she develops.