Allegion US, a global provider of security products and solutions, announced two appointments to serve on the Building Information Management (BIM) Council within the National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS): Shawn Foster and Brad Brown.

Foster, director of business development and customer success for the digital business group, was appointed member-at-large on the BIM Council board of direction. In this role, Foster will champion the Council’s mission to industry and potential sponsors, according to a press release. He will also provide input to strategic direction, assist with prioritizing programs and activities, and develop programs and projects that meet the business objectives of sponsors and members. He has been in the architectural, engineering and construction industry for over 30 years, focusing on the commercial, federal and industrial markets to implement technology to solve project delivery challenges.

Brown, Overtur customer success manager for architects, has joined the core BIM requirements workgroup within the National BIM Standard-United States (NBIMS) planning committee. Brown will provide his 18 years of expertise to define the scope and content for minimum core BIM implementation on a project. He has served as a project architect and firm wide BIM director, focusing on projects in the healthcare, higher education and assisted living markets.