Committees


CSIA Committees: Get involved!


Looking for a way to give back to your profession while supporting CSIA and developing leadership skills? Consider participating in or heading a CSIA Committee. Contact the committee chairs below to see how you can get involved.

Best Practices Committee
Chair: Eric Schaefer, Stone Technologies
The mission of the Best Practices and Benchmarks Committee is to attract industry leaders to actively participate and contribute towards the advancement and adoption of the best business and technical practices. The ultimate goal of continuously improving the CSIA best practices is to ensure a successful systems integration experience for every client where a CSIA Certified integrator is used. Meets 1-1.5 hours per month via conference call and in-person at Executive Conference.

Insurance Advisory Board
The Insurance Advisory Board provides advice and counsel to the CSIA Insurance Program Manager.

Marketing Committee
Co-chairs: Jessica Mlinaric, DMC, Inc.; Georgia Whalen, Rivergate Marketing 
The Marketing Committee is devoted to connecting with CSIA's two key audiences: integrators and clients. The committee will work with staff to execute marketing plans that effectively achieve brand recognition and growth in the CSI industry. For the client community, the CSIA Marketing Committee helps to promote the CSIA brand externally, encourage CSIA Certification or membership as an industry requirement, and advance the CSIA Industrial Automation marketplace as a clearinghouse for information about control system integration as an industry and the firms and vendors that provide control system integration services and products worldwide.

Leadership Development Committee
Chair: PC Romano, Avid Solutions
The Leadership Development Task Force provides recommendations for Board, Committee and Task Force membership to assure quality association governorship and continuity from year to year. Meets as-needed to provide recommendations for Board, Committee and Task force membership. 
Certification Committee
Chair: Jose Rivera, CSIA CEO
The Certification Committee is one of the components of the Certification Management System (CMS) of CSIA.

Partner Committee
Co-Chairs: Jose Rivera, CSIA CEO; John Weber, Software Toolbox, Inc.
The Partner Committee is dedicated to creating a mutually beneficial relationship between Partners and the integrator community. Meets as needed via conference call to discuss initiatives. Holds one in-person meeting per year at a host partner.

Latin America Advisory Committee
Chair: Eduardo Acosta, Omnicon S.A.
The Latin America Advisory Committee is one component of CSIA’s Global Outreach Program. The committee’s primary purpose is to promote membership in Latin America.

European Advisory Committee
The European Advisory Committee is one component of the Control System Integrators Association’s (CSIA) Global Outreach Program. The committee’s primary purpose is to help CSIA understand the system integrator (SI) market in Europe and to promote CSIA in Europe.

Statistics Committee
Chair: James Campbell, Viewpoint Systems
The Statistics Committee gathers meaningful statistical information about our integrator membership for the benefit of all our members. They identify trends and leading indicators for the industry as well as identify opportunities for improvement to build better system integration businesses. They support other association initiatives with relevant statistical data as needed. Meets 1.5 hours per month via conference call.

Awards Task Force
Chair: Steve Goldberg, Matrix Technologies, Inc.
The Awards Task Force provides thoughtful recommendations to the Board for award nominees to assure recognition for service to the association and/or the industry. Meets 30 minutes per month January-April to solicit award nominations.


CSIA Committees need you!


Looking for a way to give back to your profession while supporting CSIA and developing leadership skills? Consider participating in or heading a CSIA Committee.

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