President's Notes August 2017

Welcome to August everyone! Hope you are staying cool. As summer continues to heat up - things are really heating up here at CSINext! Check out what has been going on.


A hearty WELCOME and a huge THANK YOU to our 2017/2018 Chapter Sponsors! We are very fortunate to have four chapter sponsors this year! Without your continued support of the chapter, the growth and recognition over the years would not be possible.  

A special thank you to:

BEHR / KILZ – supplier of architectural and exterior wood care products to the US and Canadian markets

Allegion – global provider of security products and solutions across the Healthcare, Higher Education, K-12, Multi Family, and Government markets

National Gypsum Corporation – US supplier of drywall gypsum board and fully integrated building products manufacturer

Accustudio - Your main resource for Accurender—supporting AutoCAD, Revit, Rhino and Sketch-Up.

Check out their logos on the site for more information on products and services!  

Monthly Chapter Presentations

The Board has been hard at work finalizing this years presenters—we are really really close but here is a sneak peek. Lot’s of good topics and content so mark your calendars now! All meetings are held at 12 Noon EST US via GoToWebinar.

Sept. 20      Facility Commissioning
Oct. 11       Underslab Waterproofing
Nov. 8        Mind of the Specifier
Dec. 13       Pre-fabricated Trenching Systems
Jan. 10       Certification Roundtable
Feb. 14       Synchro - BIM 4D
Mar. 14       BEHR Paint - Program TBD
Apr. 11       Universal Design
May. 9        National Gypsum Inc. – Program TBD
June 13       Allegion – Program TBD

CONSTRUCT 2017 Providence, RI

From the looks of the exhibitor list and education sessions—it is going to be another great show! And yes…”there is an app for that”. Seriously!!!  Check out the CONSTRUCT EVENT app for your mobile phone—you can connect with attendees, exhibitors, and have your schedule at the tap of a finger.  

CSINext Chapter Meet-N-Greet—Thursday September 14th. 11:15am – 12:00Noon at the CSI Booth meet your Board and other chapter members! Those in attendance will receive a CSINext chapter ribbon to wear with your badge during the show!!

Chapter Recognition

Drum roll please…..

CSINext is receiving two…yes TWO.. awards at this year’s convention!

It is with great pleasure that I announce:

Daniel Hargreaves—CSINext Treasurer and Electronics Chair—will be accepting CSI’s Communication Award. Daniel had the vision for CSINext and first virtual chapter.  Through his unwavering dedication, hard work, and mind boggling use of technology over the last several years he has put this chapter on the map.  Congratulations Daniel, well deserved, and a job well done!!

CSINext has been awarded CSI’s 2017 Outstanding Chapter Commendation. The OCC is awarded to chapters that strive to advance—meeting strict criteria that is reviewed by the national awards committee.  This award belongs to you....every chapter member and sponsor of CSINext. Through your involvement, participation, support, and guidance in helping the only virtual chapter in CSI succeed and rise to new levels this has become possible. From the entire CSINext Board—THANK YOU!!!

For those of you who will be attending CONSTRUCT the annual awards ceremony will be held at Thursdays night. We hope you can make it!  

Well folks, I think that is it for this month…still a couple things in the works…but I won’t spill the beans just yet!

Enjoy the rest of your summer wherever you may be and see you at the start of the new CSINext year in a just a few short weeks!!


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