The Construction Specifications Institute  (CSI) announced today that the organization will elevate nine members to Fellows of the Institute during the Honors and Awards Gala at CONSTRUCT2009 & The CSI Annual Convention in Indianapolis, on Friday, June 19, 2009.
Fellows are nominated by their colleagues and selected by CSI's Jury of Fellows in recognition of their accomplishments in advancing construction technology, improving construction specifications, educating people in the construction industry or advancing the goals of the Institute.
CSI members joining this distinguished group in 2009 are:
Lane J. Beougher, CSI, CCS, CCCA, AIA, LEED AP
Raymond E. Gaines, CSI, CCS, AIA, ALA
Edward (Ted) Healy, RA, CSI Emeritus, CDT
Richard L. Levin, CSI, CCS, LEED AP
Dennis A. Linscheid, RA, CSI
Robert H. Mallory, CSI, CCS, CCPR, CCCA, LEED AP
Janet Piccola, CSI
John S. Rickert, CSI, CCS, AIA
Robert W. Simmons, BS, CSI, CCPR, CEO
In the organization's 60-year history, only 385 members have been elevated to Fellowship. More information on CSI Fellows and the 2009 Annual Convention is found here . To register to attend the convention and the gala, visit the CONSTRUCT2009 & The CSI Annual Convention Website .
CSI is a national association dedicated to creating standards and formats to improve construction documents and project delivery. The organization is unique in the industry in that its members are a cross-section of specifiers, architects, engineers, contractors and building materials suppliers. The organization has 146 chapters and more than 14,000 members. Monthly Chapter meetings allow members the opportunity to communicate openly with their counterparts and exchange information for successful project management. CSI is renowned in the industry for its rigorous certification programs for professionals seeking to improve their knowledge of accurate and concise construction documents. CSI provides continuing education, professional conferences and product shows. Click here  for more information.