A CSI Certified Construction Specifier (CCS) is a skilled product researcher who knows how to investigate and identify cost-effective, efficient solutions, and then communicate those solutions through the specifications. Achieving your CCS means:

  • Developing an in-depth understanding of agreements, conditions of the contract, Division 01, and their relationships to specifications
  • Having advanced skills in specification development, enabling you to use spec-writing software more effectively
  • Understanding how to research and source products
After passing the CCS exam, you may use the designation "CCS" after your name, on LinkedIn, business cards and your resume.

Spring 2020 Certification Registration
Exam Window: May 4 - July 31, 2020
Early Registration: February 19 - July 17, 2020
Results Notification: September 2020 via email

Registration Opens February 19, 2020

Dates Member Non-Member
Early 2/19- 7/17 $375 $625
Exam Window May 4 - July 31, 2020

For bulk rate pricing and registration, please contact Themica McBee, CSI Membership Manager at

Portland CCS Certified Members

  • D.R. 'Skip' Brown
  • James Chaney; James A Chaney
  • Laurence Chew ; JLC Architectural Consulting
  • Colin Doherty; Port of Portland
  • Etta Goerl
  • Amy Hjelte; LRS Architects, Inc.
  • Monica Jones; LRS Architects
  • Lee Kilbourn; Architect Emeritus
  • John Lape; John Lape, Architect
  • Dennet Latham
  • Alexander Lungershausen; Hennebery Eddy Architects
  • Brian Ross
  • Allison Rouse; Portland Parks and Recreation
  • Christopher Veit; Carlson/Veit Architects, P.C.
  • James Wilson; SRG Partnership, P.C.
  • James Wright