Great Lakes Region President Monthly Address- January

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Thad Goodman, President

It’s the first full work week of the New Year. The luster of the Holidays has come, gone, and the reality of getting back to work stares us in the face like a cold cup of coffee!

I wish you good goals, great projects and excellent business for the 2013.

Here at CSI, we are in the middle of our fiscal year. There are some exciting things happening:
  • Re-Branding Effort Kicks Off- Ron Geren, CSI, CCS, CCCA, SCIP, AIA-Chair of the Brand Revitalization Task Team has a wonderful article to bring us up to date on in the Specifier this month- pages 8 & 9 at:
  • Elections are coming up February 1- March 1. For a complete picture of who’s running:
  • If you haven’t invited anyone to a meeting this year, think about all the things you learn that your fellow employees and business partners are missing. Make it a point to open up your contact data base and find one person to touch base with. Tools you can use and the full benefits can be found at:
  • It’s a good time to be thinking also about those people who serve the chapter that you would like to recognize- The due date for submissions isn’t until May 3rd, 2013, but you can’t get started too early since many positions need recommendations, etc.Find out what’s available at
      Regionally you will hear more from Henry Stellema (Indianapolis) and Roberta Tanno (Cincinnati)-Region Awards Committee.
  • Your Region Team wants to join you! Look for us at board meetings, chapter events, trade shows, keystone events. Please direct specific invites and request for any special event to:

Thad Goodman, CSI
Serious Energy/QUIETROCK
Great Lakes/Central Director of Sales

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