Five BICSI Board seats up for grabs

Aug. 2, 2022
Three of the five positions—Secretary, Global Regional Director, and U.S. Southeast Regional Director—are contested. Members in good standing will have the opportunity to vote September 1 through September 30.
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BICSI recently announced the slate of candidates for its 2022 Board of Directors election. The election will run from September 1 through September 30. All BICSI members in good standing as of July 1, 2022 will be allowed to vote. On September 1, all eligible members will receive a ballot to cast their vote.

Five positions are up for election: Secretary, Global Regional Director, U.S. South-Central Regional Director, U.S. Southeast Regional Director, and U.S. Western Regional Director. The Secretary, Global Regional Director, and U.S. Southeast Regional Director races are contested, with more than one candidate vying for each post. The U.S. South-Central Regional Director and U.S. Western Regional Director positions are unopposed.

Here are the candidates for each position.

  • Secretary: Honorico “Rick” Ciordia, PE, RCDD, DCDC, RTPM (incumbent); Zachary Jones, RCDD; Trevor Kleinert, RCDD, NTS, DCDC, TECH, CT; Matthew Odell, RCDD; George Rivera, RCDD; M. Rizwan Yasin, RCDD
  • Global Regional Director: Ninad Desai, RCDD, NTS, OSP, TECH, CT (incumbent); Fernando Neto, RCDD; Miguelangel Ochoa Briceno, RCDD
  • U.S. South Central Regional Director: Ryan Davis, RCDD, TECH
  • U.S. Southeast Regional Director: Glenn Collinge; Bo Conrad, RCDD, TECH; Amir Sekhavat
  • U.S. Western Regional Director: Luke Clawson, RCDD, MBA (incumbent)

Candidates for seats on BICSI’s Board of Directors do not actively campaign. BICSI members will not see social media posts, promotional emails, or any other correspondence from a candidate about their candidacy. BICSI has established for each candidate a profile detailing the candidate’s professional biography, involvement with BICSI including volunteer roles, the candidate’s objectives for their service on the board if they are elected, and additional volunteer experience. You can find those candidate profiles on this page.

We will report the results of these board elections once BICSI announces them.     

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Patrick McLaughlin | Chief Editor

Patrick McLaughlin, chief editor of Cabling Installation & Maintenance, has covered the cabling industry for more than 20 years. He has authored hundreds of articles on technical and business topics related to the specification, design, installation, and management of information communications technology systems. McLaughlin has presented at live in-person and online events, and he has spearheaded's webcast seminar programs for 15 years.

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