CSI's highest honor, Distinguished Member, is presented to Louis Medcalf, FCSI, CCS® and Casey F. Robb, FCSI, Lifetime Member, CDT®, CCPR™.

August 04, 2021

These two members are recognized for their outstanding careers in the AECO (architecture, engineering, construction, and owner) industry and notable support for, and advancement of, CSI. Louis and Casey become CSI's 56th and 57th Distinguished Members.

These honors will be bestowed at the CSI National Conference during CSI Celebrates, Wed., Sept. 23 from 5:30-7:00 p.m., EDT.

Louis Medcalf, FCSI, CCS®

Louis Medcalf started his journey with CSI in October 1982. Since then, he has exercised his skills and expertise with technical writing, education, and service to and on behalf of CSI at the chapter, region, and national level. Louis' contributions toward developing electronic communications and his service to CSI on the Specifications Subcommittee, the Practice Subcommittee, the UniFormat® Task Team, as Editor of the Memphis Perspective, and as President of the Cincinnati and Memphis Chapters, in addition to many other extraordinary accomplishments, ensured his induction as a CSI Fellow in June 2007. He participated in the long-standing monthly webcast sessions of the CSI Specifying Practice Community which has served to engage CSI members and specifiers and has provided insight and education to many in the AECO industry. Louis was bestowed with CSI's Outstanding Contributions Award and the CSI Board Chair’s Plaque for extraordinary services to the Institute in 2019.

Trusted colleague and confidant, mentor, and friend, Louis receives this honor posthumously, having peacefully passed on July 7, 2021.

Casey F. Robb, FCSI, Lifetime Member, CDT®, CCPR™

Since joining CSI in May 1986, Casey has served in numerous CSI chapter, region, and national committees, on various CSI task-teams, and in many leadership roles. He is an accomplished motivational speaker and educator, having presented at countless building science and CSI training, and educational functions and events. He has made it his mission to help others engage with CSI, to learn and grow, and advance CSI principals.

Casey has served on the boards of CSI’s Saint Louis and Atlanta Chapters, and Southeast Region in a variety of leadership positions. He has also served at the national level as a Board member and officer, and notably as CSI President from 2012-2013. He continues his service in CSI as the current College of Fellows Chancellor.

Casey is a recognized construction industry professional, a principal business development consultant, a mentor, an educator, and sought-after motivational speaker. As a trusted advisor, he is constantly inspiring others by connecting them with CSI and his own national network of design and construction professionals.