Codes & Standards Surveillance Committee

Codes and StandardsRepresents EGSA and its members’ interests on select national and international industry codes and standards committees and reports back to the membership through Powerline magazine, Committee meetings, Action Alerts, and e-mail blasts. The Committee also:

• Develops recommendations and provides action regarding industry codes and standards development and review by request and as needed.

• Surveys the membership and other industry professionals to determine the applicable standards it should monitor.

• Provides the Association with a platform from which it may develop Recommended Practices for the proper application of codes and standards within the industry.

• Educates EGSA members on standards, their application and interpretation.


Robert SimmonsRobert Simmons
Seismic Source International
Phone:  (281) 656-1439
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Vice Chair

Jeff JonasJeff Jonas
Generac Power Systems
Phone:  (262) 544-4811

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Board Liaison

Brian PonsteinBrian Ponstein
MTU Onsite Energy
Phone: (507) 385-8691

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Next Meeting

The next in-person meeting will be held during the EGSA 2021 Spring Conference at Naples Grande Beach Resort in Naples, FL. Conference dates are April 18-20, 2021.  

The agenda for this meeting will be posted one month prior to the conference.

EGSA Recommended Practices Procedures

Are you interested in developing an EGSA recommended practice?  Below you will find a brief presentation that outlines the process of submitting a proposal to the Codes & Standards Surveillance Committee, along with a submission form.  Please return the completed form to the committee leadership listed above.

Approved EGSA Recommended Practice Applications

Join the Discussion

LinkedIn GroupsThis committee has a group on LinkedIn to allow the committee to collaborate between meetings. We encourage you to join and participate in the discussion. Note that only employees of EGSA member firms can join.

Click here to join the LinkedIn group.


2019 Sept. MinutesCommittee Minutes166.48 KBDownload
2019 March MinutesCommittee Minutes173.45 KBDownload
2018 Sept. MinutesCommittee Minutes149.23 KBDownload
2018 March MinutesCommittee Minutes151.76 KBDownload
2017 Sept. MinutesCommittee Minutes96.26 KBDownload
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2016 Sept. MinutesCommittee Minutes41.13 KBDownload
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2015 Sept. MinutesCommittee Minutes73.29 KBDownload
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2013 March MinutesCommittee Minutes39.20 KBDownload