2019 BICSI Board of Directors Election

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Carol_OliverFINALCarol Everett Oliver, RCDD, ESS, DCDC
CEO Communications
11266 Royal Tee Circle * Cape Coral, FL 33991 USA
Tel: 7179176299
Email: carol.everett.oliver@gmail.com

Job Description:
Carol Everett Oliver, RCDD, ESS, is a consultant in the ICT industry providing technical support for various companies in the industry to include training, technology and standards updates.  She also provides industry presentations and articles on emerging market trends, focusing on Intelligent Buildings and data centers.

Biographical Information:
Carol Everett Oliver, RCDD, ESS, has been in the ICT industry for more than 20 years with a wide range of expertise – industry writer, technology leader, training manager, events coordinator and standards chair. Her BICSI career highlights include: Secretary to the Board of Directors (2017-Present); Chair of the Intelligent Building Standards Subcommittee, BICSI’s Northeast Region Director (2012-2016), recipient of the David K. Blythe/University of Kentucky BICSI Member of the Year Award (2010); and recognized as one of the Top 25 BICSI RCDD "Changemakers" (2009). She is currently an ICT consultant in the industry providing technical and marketing support.  Previously she was a Network Cabling Specialist for the Siemon Company where she supported the sales team with training, infrastructure planning along with standards updates and marketing materials, for which she continues to do so as a consultant.  She was also the Training and Contractor Manager for Legrand North America and before that was the channel marketing manager with Berk-Tek (New Holland, PA) promoting initiatives on structured cabling systems for emerging IP applications. She entered the ICT industry as the principle of Everett Communications (Medway, MA), where she coordinated industry events and produced marketing material such as brochures, catalogs and advertising for various ICT manufacturers.  Oliver is well known for authoring more than 100 technical articles and case studies and is a frequent presenter at conferences. Raised in Honolulu, Hawaii, she earned her Bachelor’s degree in marketing and advertising from San Jose State University. During her career, she has raised two children and also found time to volunteer in community activities. She and her husband, Dale, also a BICSI member and ICT career-lifer, relocated to Southwest Florida in 2016.

Involvement with BICSI activities, committee and membership:
Current Board Secretary (3 yrs.), Chair of the Intelligent Building Standards subcommittee (4 yrs.),  Vice Chair of the ESS Standards subcommittee (8 yrs.), Liaison to the MOD (Membership and Outreach Development Committee (3 yrs.), Founding Member of Women in BICSI and first event speaker (4 yrs.), A mentor in the BICSI Mentorship Pilot Program (1 yr.), BICSI Northeast Region Director (2012-2016), Nominating Committee (2006-2010), First chair of the Exhibitor Liaison Committee and long-standing member (10 yrs), David K. Blythe/University of Kentucky Outstanding Member of the Year Award (2010), RCDD (2003) and ESS credential holders (2009).