BICSI members choose directors, approve governance change

BICSI recently announced the results of this year’s Board of Directors election, as well as the result of a proposed governance change that was on members’ ballots.
In balloting that ended September 30, BICSI members elected five members to serve two-year terms on the association’s Board of Directors. The victorious candidates were: Secretary: Honorico “Rick” Ciordia, PE, RCDD, DCDC, RTPM (incumbent) Global Region Director: Fernando Neto, RCDD U.S. South-Central Region Director: Ryan Davis, RCDD, TECH U.S. Southeast Region Director: Bo Conrad, RCDD, TECH U.S. Western Region Director: Luke Clawson, RCDD, MBA (incumbent)

BICSI offers FREE online training

BICSI is offering 25 BICSI CONNECT Courses at no cost until June 30. The courses cover a variety of ICT topics, including distributed antenna systems, data centers, intelligent buildings, healthcare infrastructure, trends in copper and fiber testing and many more. In addition, we have reduced other select BICSI CONNECT courses by 30 percent by entering the campaign code WBT30 at checkout.To access the complete list of free and discounted online courses, visit http://www.bicsi.org/online.

BICSI releases 14th edition of Telecommunications Distribution Methods Manual

BICSI has published the 14th edition of The Telecommunications Distribution Methods Manual (TDMM), its flagship manual. The manual is the basis for the RCDD® exam and has become a world resource in global best practices. The 14th edition incorporates significant changes that reflect the newest trends in ICT technologies, ensuring a project is designed based on the latest standards and best practices. The two-volume TDMM contains vital information on these aspects and even more.

Women in BICSI competitor takes 1st place in BICSI Cabling Skills Challenge

Congratulations Ashley Kellison, Network Engineer II and Adjunct Instructor Network Technology at Ozarks Technical Community College for winning 1st place for Installer 1 & copper cable terminations/Firestopping and Bonding & Grounding! Ashley was Women In BICSI’s 6th Annual Cabling Skills Challenge competitor. And thank you to our major sponsor Sumitomo Electric Lightwave, represented by Mary Adams, Applications Engineer, and our Scholarship Program Manager Cyndi Garrison of Five Points Infrastructure Services, a long-time sponsor and supporter of Women In BICSI.