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Images from the November meeting & presentation.
Don't miss our Sixth Annual Holiday Event, Wed. Dec 2, 2015 at the Historic Mission Inn in Riverside .  We look forward seeing you. Bring a friend and introduce them to the chapter!

All images courtesy of Connie Caruthers.

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Date: Thursday, November 12th, 2015


Topic:  Quality Control — The Necessity of Inspection for Project Success

Description: Gary will cover his varied experience in the field of DSA inspections and will give a forthright synopsis of quality control, collaboration, teamwork and the required talents that lead to project success.  Stories will be included that paint vivid pictures of real-world challenges and obstacles.


Speaker(s): Gary Gilde, PMP, PI

Bio: Mr. Gilde began his career in the construction field in the 1960’s as a part time helper.   Through the 1970’s he worked in the plumbing, roofing, masonry and framing trades and began specializing in electrical in 1984.   Mr. Gilde has been an electrical contracting business partner as the qualifying license holder for many years and in 1994,  he  began a career as a DSA inspector.  After leaving the LADWP lineman program, Gary was recruited by Citrus College to sit as the "on site" full time DSA inspector in 2003 for which he retains to this day.  Additionally, Mr. Gilde sat for the very first  DSA formal test program and subsequently followed the emerging “new program” to become a Class 1 DSA inspector.



Members & Guests - $35

Students - presentation only - free



5:30 - 6:00  Social time

6:00 - 7:30 pm:  Dinner

6:30:  Introduction of Speaker / Presentation

6:35 - 8:00 pm:  Speaker / Thank you / Anncmnts


Reservations Required: Please click the button to register!



Holiday Inn, Ontario Airport,

2155 East Convention Center Way, Ontario, CA 91764

The Inland Empire Chapter of the Construction Specifications Institute