The Orange County Chapter of the Construction Specifications Institute Mission Statement

The mission of the Orange County Chapter of the Construction Specifications Institute is to provide its membership with both the opportunity and a forum to share ideas and information openly with others in the construction industry in order to create and sustain the built environment, while recognizing and responding to changing industry trends.

It is also our purpose to promote improved industry communications, techniques, and procedures, as well as preparation, delivery, and use of Construction Documents. Of equal importance is the recognition and encouragement of exceptional quality of professional endeavors, while promoting and participating in the individual member’s professional development and continuing education. Each individual member pledges, to the best of their ability, to promote closer relations, communications, and cooperation among the Chapter’s membership.

Whereas, the Orange County Chapter of the Construction Specifications Institute is an autonomous subsidiary, it recognizes the value and responsibility for interfacing its programs, activities, and goals with those of the Institute in order to maximize the benefits to each individual member.

Code of Ethics

Believing that honesty, integrity, high ideals, and a general concern for the welfare of the construction industry are both desirable and necessary, and in a sincere effort to promote the objectives of the Orange County Chapter of the Construction Specifications Institute, members of OCCCSI pledge themselves to:

  • Practice and maintain the highest standard of professional and responsible conduct.
  • Encourage and assist others in the attainment of their individual professional goals and aspirations.
  • Respect and maintain the confidentiality of all privileged information.
  • Refrain from participation in any activity that may result in a conflict of interest.
  • Avoid any misrepresentation of their product or service.
  • When asked, irrespective of any potential personal or professional gain, to provide the most accurate, candid, and impartial counsel possible.

A CSI Autonomous Subsidiary

The Orange County Chapter of the Construction Specifications Institute is an independent subsidiary of the national organization, Construction Specifications Institute (CSI), a professional association that provides technical information and products, continuing education, conferences, and product shows. As a chapter, we value collaborative relationships and encourage our members to build professional and personal alliances that enhance all the nonresidential building design and construction industry’s disciplines.

Our chapter includes trades professionals including architects, engineers, specifiers, contractors, building owners, facility managers and product manufacturers. Because of our industry-wide membership, we can work as a cohesive team to develop innovative products, deliver valuable education, and foster relationships that drive growth and success.

Board of Directors

Joseph Esquer, CSI
Vice President / President-Elect
Mark H. Niese, CSI, CDT

Annette Wren, FCSI

Susan L. Giampietro, CSI

Director #1
Gary M. Kehrier, CSI, CDT

Director #2
Kim Hampton, CSI

Director #3
Bryan Stanley, CSI

Director #4
Joel Martinez, CSI

Advisor/Past President
David C. Brown, CSI, CCS