The Panel is a forum to achieve broad stakeholder collaboration and consensus around goals and actions needed to achieve community resilience and to derive benefits from that improved resilience.

Active participation in the Panel provides organizations a unique opportunity to:

  • Strengthen resilience of building and infrastructure systems by recommending improvements to standards, guidelines, best practices and other tools.
  • Identify information materials and develop products for a Resilience Knowledge Base
  • Recommend priorities and plans to strengthen the resilience of buildings and infrastructure, and work with others to address impediments.

The Panel welcomes membership registration by all with an interest in community resilience.

Five federal agencies have agreed to co-sponsor the Panel. The organization will be driven by its members, and co-sponsoring agencies serve only as ex-officio members of the Coordinating Committee. To join, please fill out the information on the Membership page.

The first Panel meeting took place on November 9, 2015. The Panel now has more than 350 members. The second face-to-face meeting will take place on April 4-5, 2016 at the University Place Hotel and Conference Center in Portland, Oregon. Please see the meeting announcement for more details