Chapter Involvement

CSI Minneapolis-St. Paul (MSP) Chapter is a member-based organization, we always need member volunteers. Volunteering provides tremendous benefits including personal growth, professional development, building industry contacts and developing relationships with members along the way.  Based on your availability and interest we have a volunteering opportunity for you.

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Join a Committee


CSI Minneapolis-St. Paul's strongest asset is its membership and our member’s willingness to share skills, knowledge and expertise. Putting that talent into action by volunteering for a committee can be your first step to an active role in CSI-MSP.

Listed below are the committees for which you can volunteer:

  • Awards Committee
    Reviews suggestions for awards, and prepares nominations submittals for Institute, Regional, and Chapter awards. Organizes and emcees the Chapter Awards Banquet.
  • Certification Committee
    Offers review study courses for national CSI Certification exams.
  • Communications Committee
    Produces SPECIFICS Newsletter. Contributes and recommends content for Chapter electronic publications, maintains Chapter website, including electronic Member Roster.
  • EXPO Committee
    Plans and runs the Chapter's largest events, including the venue speakers, AIA credits, show floor, etc.
  • Membership Committee
    Addresses increasing and maintaining Chapter membership through various means. Assists members in receiving the benefits from their membership.
  • Programs Committee
    Plans and runs the monthly Chapter programs and meetings by finding venues and speakers, choosing high interest topics, etc. about a year in advance.
  • Social Committee
    Plans annual social event in conjunction with Chapter.

Become a Micro-Volunteer


We understand that not all members have the time or availability to volunteer as a committee member but are willing to share their skills, knowledge and expertise in a smaller capacity. If this sounds like you, becoming a micro-volunteer is just for you. 

Listed below are the micro-volunteer opportunities for which you can volunteer:

  • Newsletter Project Closeout Write Up
    Submit a 250 word write up on a recently completed project and 2-3 project photos. If possible, include other companies that participated in the project design/construction and the end use of the project.
  • Newsletter Member Spotlight Write Up
    Submit a 250 word write up with a photo of a member of your choice. Be sure to include both personal and professional information so readers get to know the member. If possible, include why they joined CSI Minneapolis-St. Paul, the benefits they see, and anything they are active in the chapter with.
  • Newsletter Event Recap Write Up
    Submit approximately a 500 word summary of the last CSI Minneapolis-St. Paul event you attended. This could be a summary of the event and presentation or it could be an opinion piece reacting to what was presented.
  • Newsletter Hot Tip of the Month Write Up
    Submit a 250 word "hot tip" write up on a topic and/or product that makes your work life better, easier or more efficient. This could be anything from an app or computer program, a website or blog you enjoy, or even a design related tip.
  • Event Door Greeter
    Donate your time welcoming and registering members and guests as they arrive to events. Requires attending the event and arriving 10-15 minutes before the event begins.
  • Event Photographer
    Donate your time taking photos at the event to be used in CSI Minneapolis-St. Paul member communications and social media channels.

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