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 has elected five new board members for 2022-2023.
President-Elect: David M. Richards, RCDD, NTS, OSP, Technician, CT
Treasurer: Beatriz Bezos, RCDD, DCDC, ESS, NTS, OSP, PE, PMP
EMEA Regional Director: Gautier Humbert, RCDDU.S. North-Central Regional Director: Dennis Severance, RCDD
U.S. Northeast Regional Director: William Foy, RCDD, ESS, NTS, OSP, WD
On Thursday, July 8 at 1:00pm EDT, Cabling Installation & Maintenance will host a live, webinar-style chat with BICSI’s Chief Executive Officer John Daniels and BICSI’s President Todd Taylor. The interview will focus primarily on the association’s upcoming Fall Conference which takes place August 22-26, as a hybrid event.
BICSI Standards rollback pricing is still on, according to the association. BICSI brought back pricing from 2009 for their Standards Program Silver Anniversary in June. The response was so overwhelming that BICSI decided to keep that pricing.
Why don’t more individuals enter the ICT field? Probably because many people do not even know that ICT jobs exist. While people know about plumbers, electricians and carpenters, low voltage tech is not on their radar.
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 has rescheduled the 2020 BICSI Europe, Middle East & Africa Conference & Exhibition in Dubai from 13-15 April to 6-8 September 2020.
John Daniels, BICSI’s Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer, talks to CI&M’s Patrick McLaughlin about how BICSI members provide the enabling technology that allows organizations across all industries to transform their operations.
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.
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.