Apply for Membership

How to Apply for Membership

To apply for membership, download and complete the membership forms below. Return the completed forms to CSSB through one of the following methods:

Membership Forms

The CSSB promotes the common interest of all members involved in the cedar shake and shingle roofing and sidewall business.

CSSB Membership Benefits


With over 100 years of experience administering quality assurance programs, lobbying for building code updates, providing quality marketing services, and protecting the viability of the cedar shake and shingle industry, the CSSB serves its members well.

Membership Categories


  • Mill
  • Treater


  • Distributor/Broker/Retailer/Wholesaler
  • Associate
  • Member Contractor/Installer 
  • Business (equipment supplier, after-market roof treatment product manufacturer, service provider)
  • Professional (engineer, architect)
  • Subsidiary

Alumni and Honorary

How to Join

In order to become a member of the Cedar Shake and Shingle Bureau®, applicants are required to submit a completed application package, appropriate fees, and pass compulsory inspections/reference checks. Final approval decisions are made by the Board of Directors. Honorary members are recommended and approved by the Board of Directors.

What does it cost to join? Click here for category and fee information.

Please note that 2019 Affiliate Membership Certificates will be issued starting mid-February, 2019.

Download the respective application (PDF) below and send along with all fees and any other required paperwork to membership@cedarbureau.org.

Do not use any of the above application paperwork for the Member Contractor/Installer program. Contact our office to request the Member Contractor/Installer application package.


The CSSB is committed to a strong marketing program. The CSSB publishes a wide range of literature and promotional items, tools that are constantly being updated to attract the attention of the target audience. The “Certi” brand is actively promoted in all CSSB marketing efforts; trade shows, product labeling, magazine ads, District Manager seminars, literature, media relations and much more. Each year CSSB staff answer thousands of consumer questions. The team is dedicated to helping CSSB members be as successful as possible.

Quality Products

Only CSSB member mills are allowed to use the distinctive “Certi” brand name on their product labels. All manufacturing members must commit to independent, third party random inspections. These inspections ensure that grading standards are followed. Strict adherence to these guidelines allows Certi-label® products to enjoy a consistent quality reputation.