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Who is CSI?
The Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) is a non-profit association with over 13,000 members in 140 chapters nationwide, dedicated to creating standards and formats to improve construction documents and project delivery. CSI's membership is a unique cross section of the construction industry and includes architects, specifiers, contractors, product representatives, owners, facility managers, engineers, contractors and building material suppliers.

Portland Chapter CSI, established in 1960, is one of 140+ local chapters with almost 300 local members  and serves the Portland, Oregon metro area.  Monthly chapter meetings allow members the opportunity to exchange information, make new connections, and develop professional relationships.

What is our mission?
CSI's mission is to advance building information management and education of project teams to improve facility performance.

We are dedicated to improving organization, management and communication of building information through:
* A diversified membership base of allied professionals involved in the creation and management of the built environment
* Continuous development and transformation of standards and formats
* Education and certification of professionals to improve project delivery processes
* Creation of practice tools to assist users throughout the facility life-cycle

Resources for our chapter
View our Chapter Board meeting minutes HERE
View our program archives HERE
View our chapter leaders directory HERE
View our chapter bylaws HERE
View our operations guide HERE
View our operations guide appendix HERE

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