Committees and Task Teams

CSI committees and task teams make an impact throughout the organization. Find details on all of the operating committees, task teams and liaison roles in the CSI Volunteer Operations Manual.

Operating Committees

Academic Programs Committee
The Academic Programs Committee, or the APC, brings CSI knowledge and principles into classrooms, supporting educators teaching CDT courses. The APC connects CSI chapters with educators in design and construction programs.
Committee Chair: Thad Goodman, FCSI, CCPR
Staff Liaison: Tracy Petrillo

Certification Committee
The Certification Committee creates the content, the body of knowledge domains and the item bank for CSI’s four certification exams: Construction Documents Technologist (CDT); Certified Construction Contract Administrator (CCCA); Certified Construction Specifier (CCS) and Certified Construction Product Representative (CCPR).
Committee Chair: Sandra Velleca, FCSI, CCS, CCCA
Staff Liaison: Tracy Petrillo

Knowledge Committee
The CSI Knowledge Committee identifies trends impacting the construction industry. The committee works with CSI staff to develop innovative learning resources, helping all construction project team members excel.
Committee Chair: Open
Staff Liaison: Tracy Petrillo

Specifier Editorial Advisory Board
CSI Editorial Advisory Committee members serves as subject matter experts for The Construction Specifier magazine to maintain the professional standards of the publication and ensure it upholds the principles of CSI. Committee members review manuscripts, help develop editorial topics of interest to the industry and judge articles for CSI’s Article of the Year award.
Committee Chair: Cindy Macdonald, Editor for The Construction Specifier
Staff Liaison: Catherine Lux Fry


Task Teams

AIA Contract Documents Review Group
The AIA Contract Documents Review Group works together to review draft AIA contract documents and provide commentary to the AIA Contract Documents Committee. They work to ensure that all contract documents support CSI Guiding Technical Principles.
Task Team Chair: Lane Beougher, FCSI
Staff Liaison: Greg Ceton

MasterFormat Maintenance Task Team
The MasterFormat Maintenance Task Team recommend revisions to MasterFormat in response to user proposals. Members apply their specialized knowledge of construction processes and equipment installations to the ongoing updates of MasterFormat classification information.
Staff Liaison: Greg Ceton

UniFormat Task Team
The CSI UniFormat Task Team creates new additions of UniFormat in response to user commentary. Task team members use their specialized knowledge of construction processes and systems installations to update UniFormat.
Task Team Chair: Jesse Oak Jr., CSI
Staff Liaison: Greg Ceton