Lynda Patterson appointed president of Control System Integrators Association

  • February 17, 2009
  • Control Systems International
  • News
February 17, 2009 – Lynda J. Patterson, MS, CAE, was recently hired as the president of Control System Integrators Association (CSIA). Effective January 1, 2009, Patterson, along with her team of professionals, is responsible for managing the business and administrative functions of CSIA including membership, meeting planning, finance, public relations and communications. The CSIA home office is now in Madison, Wisconsin.Patterson not only brings 20+ years of experience and expertise to her new position, she is also a leader in her field. She is recognized by the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) as a CAE (certified association executive), a certification held by only approximately 10 percent of association executives nationally. She is a CAE mentor and a member of the Executive Management Section Council. “It’s a privilege to have the opportunity to work with CSIA professionals who hold themselves to the highest standards of business and project management practices,” says Patterson. “The members of this organization truly are committed to providing the best for their clients.”Control System Integrators Association provides its member-companies with the means to improve their business and executive management skills in support of the belief that being a good system integrator goes hand-in-hand with operating a good business. CSIA’s trademark Certified Member program provides an industry-specific means for end-users to identify areas of importance and minimize the uncertainties in selecting a system integrator, while also offering a framework for integrators to evaluate and improve their own businesses.CSIA Executive Director Norm O’Leary said, “We developed criteria and standards and performed an in-depth search to find just the right person for this role. All of our final candidates were quite good, but Lynda Patterson was outstanding. She had the personality, communication skills, and confidence that we were searching for. She also has broad experience and expertise in this field accompanied with youthful, innovative ideas and exuberance that we believed were really essential to develop and grow our membership.” Learn More

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