CSI Mt. Rainier Chapter

September 2020 - President's Message

Welcome to the new normal.  Join us, Mount Rainier Chapter CSI, from the comfort of your home or office for our monthly meetings via Zoom.  And although we are not meeting in person to discuss local construction industry happenings, we will continue to bring you current and relevant topics along with AIA and CSI Continuing Education credits.  Already lined up are: an in-depth look at the new 2018 IBC Code; a presentation on and virtual tour of the Craft Brewery & Distillery District; and Miller Hull’s presentation on “Designing U.S. Embassies”.  Our ‘Tacoma’ meetings occur on the first Thursday of the month at 6:30 pm while our ‘Olympia’ meetings will typically be held on a Friday at 12 noon. So, grab your favorite libation and Zoom on over!

Poppy Bushnell, CSI, CDT


Construction Specification Institute (CSI) is a national association of commercial-level construction professionals dedicated to improving construction communication through:

CSI is unique in the industry in that its members are a cross section of architects, engineers, designers, specifiers, contractors, owners, facility managers, building materials suppliers, and others who are touched by construction documentation.


The Mt. Rainier Chapter 

  • Who are we? Everyone! (in Construction)

  • What do we do? Everything (in Construction)

  • Don't call us Spec Writers - we are so much more than specifications!

  • We synchronize our talents and share our knowledge.

  • We are equipped to build something extraordinary.


Member Spotlight - Why did you join CSI?

“I initially joined CSI with hopes to gain the technical knowledge needed in the construction industry, and quickly found that the face-to-face professional relationships are just as important.” ~ Kathy Leonard, MSGS Architects / Olympia Program Chair.

"Good people. No stuffed shirts. Interesting programs." ~ Dave Bates, OAC / Chapter Member


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