BICSI Professional Development Committee

NOTE: This Committee is actively searching for volunteer members.

The Professional Development committee consists of four working groups including Future Education Needs & Trends, Emerging Professionals & Students, Mentorship, and Women in BICSI. The Mission of the PDC is to: grow membership and increase member satisfaction through retention and acquisition; Increase member awareness of existing BICSI programs and services; provide strategic direction on new professional development and education programs.

Workgroups under the PDC

  • Future Education Needs and Trends (FENT) Workgroup
  • Mentorship Workgroup
  • Emerging Professionals & Students Workgroup
  • Women in BICSI Workgroup

Future Education Needs and Trends (FENT) Workgroup

The Future Education Needs and Trends (FENT) explore and identify new and future emerging information and communications technology (ICT) trends for BICSI to consider as potential professional development program opportunities or enhancements. FENT is responsible for developing a slate of presentations and alternates for upcoming BICSI conferences, as well as other BICSI events upon request. The FENT provides recommendations to BICSI staff regarding the selection process, evaluation criteria, presentation topics, and other aspects related to ensuring the overall quality of educational content.  

Mentorship Workgroup 
The Mentorship Workgroup has been created to connect advanced information and communications technology (ICT) career members with emerging professionals, contributing to the long-term success of the ICT industry.

Women in BICSI Workgroup
Are you interested in networking and mentoring opportunities in the ICT industry?  Would you enjoy meeting fellow women industry leaders?  Does the idea of strengthening your involvement in the ICT industry with your peers appeal to you? 

Emerging Professionals and Students Workgroup
  • Engage and develop current and future ICT professionals and leaders.
  • Bring youth into the BICSI community through outreach programs tailored to their specific interests and needs.
  • Create a foundation and pool of potential future leaders for BICSI by increasing the active membership of emerging ICT professionals and keeping them engaged in the association.
  • Enhance the visibility of the installer and technician community within BICSI.
  • Promote the value of the BICSI Installer and Technician credentials within the industry.
  • Provide an environment to promote installer and technician professional development opportunities.


BICSI Committee Volunteer Application

Select the group you are interested in joining:
Once you have completed your registration form, you will be contacted via email within 15 business days regarding the next steps.

Sub-Committee Members

Alvin Gilmore, RTPM, TECH

Vice Chair
Anthony Romeo

Board Liaison
Luke Clawson, RCDD, GROL, MBA

Staff Liaison
Penni Ferguson

Andrew Cioffi, RCDD
Glenn Collinge
Cynthia Garrison, RCDD
Larry Hamlin, RCDD, OSP
Chris Harrell, RCDD
Sean Kelly, RCDD
David Landphair, RCDD
Matthew Odell, RCDD
Kevallyn Paskos, RCDD
Heather Randolph
Mark Reynolds, RCDD
Jon Stout, RCDD

2024 BICSI Fall