CSI Richmond Report 06 for June 2018 Print

Upcoming Event

Richmond Chapter Picnic

June 21, 2018
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM

The Nash Residence
10670 Cherokee Road
Richmond, VA 23235

Come celebrate another successful year with Richmond Chapter members!



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President's Message

June Richmond CSI President’s Report

Our PresidentWE made it. One year. CSI “New Year” starts in a few weeks.
Our chapter goals have been obtained and surpassed, by leaps and bounds!

We have new members, new connections, and new fresh ideas to start the process all over again!

Mary Ann Petry, your new CSI Chapter President has assembled a fantastic team to lead our chapter into the next year. She and the group of officers & committee chairs have already been working on a list of activities, learning programs and goals for 18-19 that I feel will elevate our chapters standing in the architectural and specifier community.

Our annual Year End Picnic and Chapter Awards will be held on June 21st at the home of Reggie & Cindi Nash on Cherokee Road. Please be on the lookout for the announcement and the link for signing up. This program is always a relaxed and fun time on the banks of the James River with good food, cold drinks, and great chapter fellowship!

Our Product Show was a ‘HUGE SUCCESS’! Jon and his committee really raised the bar and put on fantastic program. Our chapter has already signed up for next year with the Westin. May 23, 2019 is the date and start looking for information later this year. The CSI Product show has grown and is now an event that the design community looks forward to each year. Congratulations on a job well done!!
Finally, I would be remiss if I didn’t thank YOU, the members of our chapter. WE have had a great year, established new relationships and friendships, and built a TEAM(s) that will help sustain a vibrant and growing organization. As I step away from the helm, I will not dissolve into the shadows. My goal for our chapter is to always move forward, but never lose sight of the path we’ve traveled on. Sometimes a look in the rear-view mirror brings a reality check we all need, a fresh perspective on what we’ve done and where we're going. I wish Mary Ann and her team a successful and prosperous term at the helm. Working together we can all accomplish much.


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Product Show

This year's product show was a great success! Are you ready for next year?

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Project Spotlight

June Project Spotlight

Commonwealth Architects

Hopewell, VA
16,800 SF

Product Spotlight

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New Board of Directors

Meet your new Board of Directors





2018 - 2019  Officers  
Position Name Company Name
President Mary Ann Petry Kjellstrom + Lee
President Elect Jon Anderson Six Sides Building Consulting
Vice President Cindy Cordo Wiley|Wilson
Secretary Sharon Clark Baskervil
Treasurer Steven L'Heureux Commonwealth Architects
Imm Past President Robert Vaughn Shade and Wise
Director - 1 Year Trevor Buckley Timmons Group
  Connie Owens Glave & Holmes
  Matt Smith Sherwin Williams
Director - 2 Year Robert Field PPG
  Kevin Riley MBP

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April Event Photos

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Certification Information

CDT as Certification Transition

A Message for Chapter and Region Leaders

Beginning on July 1, 2018, the CDT certification will renew on a three-year cycle and carry with it the following renewal requirements:
  • 24-hours of Continuing Education
  • Renewal Application including Attestation to Current Terms & Conditions 
  • Payment of a renewal fee

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CSI acknowledges that past communication regarding renewal requirements for CSI certifications has been inconsistent. To address this issue and provide a solution, CSI is offering a one-time Lapsed Certification Reinstatement Program.

The one-time reinstatement period will be open April 15 to October 15, 2018. This offer is available to any individual having held a CSI certification which lapsed on or after June 30, 2014

The following certifications will be included in the program:
  • Certified Construction Contract Administrator (CCCA)
  • Certified Construction Specifier (CCS)
  • Certified Construction Product Representative (CCPR)
The Lapsed Certification Reinstatement Program offers a clear path for applicants to update their credentials.

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