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Robert V. Bishop Award Nominations

  • 1.  Robert V. Bishop Award Nominations

    Posted 01-10-2022 09:31 AM

    Gulf States Region Members and Chapters:

     Time has come again for you to begin considering the person within your Chapter who may be eligible and deserving of the Gulf States Region's highest Award, the Robert B. Bishop Award.  Because of all that is going on in the world, the Bishop Committee has voted to extend the deadline for receipt of Nomination Packages till March 1, 2022.

     While I trust that each of you are familiar with the criteria set in the current Gulf States Region Operating Guide, it has provided an excerpt below to aid you in consideration.  It is our fervent wish that any person within the Gulf States Region that meets the criteria and requirements below be honored with the awarding of this prestigious award.  Please take a few minutes to consider your membership and if someone is deserving, please nominate them using the forms prescribed in the Operating Guide.

     This award will be considered the highest recognition that can be given by the Region.

     This award will be given to a member having at least ten (10) years of continuous membership and who has portrayed exceptional and meritorious service and devotion to the Gulf States Region and to the principles of The Construction Specifications Institute.

     Any member in good standing is eligible to receive this award.

     This award may or may not be presented in any given year.  The qualifications of the nominees will determine the presentation of the award.  Only one award will be given in any one year.

     Nominations for this award shall be submitted to the Region President, not later than January 15th. (Extended in 2022 from January 15th to March 1st) Written nominations shall be submitted by any chapter or by any three (3) members in good standing. Nominations shall be furnished electronically for the Jury.

     Below are the Submittal Guidelines per the Operating Guide.  Please ensure your nomination package complies with the guidelines shown.

     Submittal shall include CSI resume, which focuses mainly on chapter and region contributions.

    1. A minimum of one (1) page of text describing why the nominee is worthy of the highest region honor.
    2. List year that nominee became a member of CSI.
    3. Submittal is limited to a total of five (5) single-sided pages.

     If you have any questions of if you need some guidance in the preparation of the nomination, please contact Ms. Betina Latiker, CSI, CDT, Region Awards Chair; Mr. Kent Kile, Region Award President, or any previous Region Bishop Award Winner. 

    Billy Mathis FCSI, CDT
    Robert V. Bishop Award Committee Chair