Chapter Committees

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Academic/Emerging Professionals/Scholarship
    Chair: Ruma Som, CSI, CDT, M.Arch, AHC
    Purpose: This Committee provides a venue and support for those who are studying for, or are just entering the design/construction industry. The Committee works with local educational institutions to provide a resource for faculty and students and to establish a connection between those institutions and the Chapter. The Committee administers the application process for the annual Frybergh Scholarship.
    More about the Academic/Emerging Professionals Committee.
    More about the Scholarship Committee.

    Chair: Linton Stables CSI, CCS, LEED AP
    Purpose: This Committee provides an independent review of the work of the Treasurer after the conclusion of each fiscal year, reporting its findings to the Board of Directors.

    Chair: Clifford Marvin, AIA Assoc., CSI, CCS, LEED® AP, and Mary Hosley, CSI
    Purpose: This Committee reviews the achievements of the members and associated organizations and prepares awards and award nominations accordingly. Chapter awards are given each year at the Awards Dinner.
    See this year's awards.
    More about the Awards Committee.

Education and Certification
    Chair: Luis Rosario-Lluveras, CSI, CCS
    Purpose: This Committee organizes and conducts classes for those who are registered to take one of the CSI certification exams.
    Read about CSI's certifications and the exams (on the CSI web site).

    Chair:Luis Losada, CSI
    Purpose: This Committee publishes the Chapter newsletter, The Addendum, 10 times per year. In addition, the Committee is responsible for electronic communications and for the Chapter web site.
    Read the Chapter newsletter.
    Subscribe to the Chapter E-newsletter.

    Chair: Tom Scriven, CSI
    Purpose: This Committee advises the Board of Directors on fiscal policy and on investments of the Chapter’s assets.

Golf Outing
    Chair: Kenneth Raikowski, CSI, CDT, AHC
    Purpose: This Committee organizes and administers the annual golf outing which is a fundraiser for the Francis L. Frybergh Scholarship. The Committee solicits donations from individuals and companies in support of the scholarship.
    More about this year's Golf Outing.

    Chair: Chris Kroeter, CSI
    Purpose: This Committee is responsible for the monthly dinner meetings, making arrangements with the venue, receiving and processing reservations and payments, and setting up the venue for each meeting. The Committee also oversees activities welcoming newcomers to the Chapter.
    More about our Monthly Meetings.

    Chair: Andrea Dinice, AIA, CSI
    Purpose: This Committee is responsible for directing the recruitment and maintenance of the membership of the Chapter.

    Chair: Bill DuBois, CSI, CCS, LEED® AP
    Purpose: This Committee recruits and proposes leaders to the Board of Directors for inclusion on the annual ballot for election of officers and directors.

    Chair: Bill DuBois, CSI, CCS, LEED® AP
    Purpose: This Committee guides the process of long-range planning for the Chapter leaders.

    Chair: Bob Crane, CSI, CDT
    Purpose: This Committee invites speakers for the monthly meetings of the Chapter. The Committee makes arrangements for those speakers and promotes the programs in advance.

    Chair: Mark Pollack, CSI
    Purpose: This Committee considers changes in our industry and how those changes might affect the members of the Chapter. The Committee studies code revisions, new materials and methods, and proposed revisions to the formats and documentation methods of CSI.

Trade Show
    Co-chairs: Jeffrey Matles, CSI and Tom Scriven, CSI
    Purpose: This Committee organizes and administers the annual local trade show and education day. The Committee establishes the program of educations and invites exhibitors to provide information to architects, specification writers, and facility owners and managers.
    More about this year's Trade Show and Education Day.