Function & Form in Waterproof Decking

NEWSNOTE Austin Chapter, CSI July 2014 The Construction Specifications Institute Function & Form in Waterproof Decking This course will provide att...
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NEWSNOTE Austin Chapter, CSI

July 2014

The Construction Specifications Institute

Function & Form in Waterproof Decking This course will provide attendees with a detailed description of the various application techniques to correctly waterproof plywood and concrete decks and will focus on materials, techniques and decorative aesthetics. Learning Objectives: • Identify appropriate flashing materials and placement when waterproofing plywood decks. • Examine the beneficial factors of a bonded deck system versus floating systems. • Define proper methods for waterproofing a plywood deck to receive tile, stone or concrete. • Explore the various decorative finishes available for waterproof deck coatings. Course Number: AIACES001513 Provider Name: Westcoat Provider Number: 40107478 BIO

One of our most recent additions to the sales team, Shaun Dunn comes to us with seven years experience as a loyal Westcoat applicator. His experience with decorative, waterproof coating installation prepped Shaun for success at Westcoat. Shaun’s knowledge of coatings combined with his marketing and business acumen bring his customers wellrounded industry knowledge to help them succeed. A strategic thinker and initiator, Shaun Dunn brings new ideas to the forefront and works hard to educate and inform about the latest and greatest in coatings products and installation options.

Shaun Dunn Texas Sales Representative

Shaun Dunn spent seven years as a loyal Westcoat applicator prior to becoming their representative for Texas. His experience with decorative, waterproof coating installation and prior sales experience prepared him for his job with Westcoat. Coming from the Pacific Northwest, which experiences long periods of wet weather, impressed the importance of proper detailing in waterproof surfaces. From working with homeowners one-on-one to acting as a subcontractor completing 100+ decks on a single project, Shaun has a wide range of experience to share in regards to waterproofing both plywood and concrete balconies.

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Wednesday, July 16, 2014 NETWORKING 11:30 Lunch and Program 12:00 Austin Center for Architecture, 801 W. 12th Street, Austin, TX. 78701 To View Upcoming Events visit: Email questions to David Loveless [email protected] Connect with us on LinkedIn: Follow us on Facebook:!/group.php?gid=353127702178

NEWSNOTE President’s Message

As the new president of the CSI Austin Chapter, I want to take this opportunity to extend my thanks and gratitude to David Loveless for his dedication and leadership to the chapter over the past two years. I look forward to David’s continued, strong support. I also want to thank the members of this year’s board for their continued support, including: Larry Whitlock, President Elect; Baker Kersey, Vice President; Tyler Lusk, Secretary; Scott Mokry, Treasurer; Jody Boatman, 2015 Director; and America Alva, 2016 Director. I can't forget to extend a special thanks to Corey Ball for continuing to serve as Program Chair. I look forward to working with all of you over the coming year. In the coming year, the board will continue to focus on increasing current member participation as well as seeking to add new members to the chapter. For our chapter to be successful we need participation from architects, engineers, specifiers, contractors and product representatives. Our chapter should be providing meaningful experience and expert information to all of our members. Unfortunately, we recently heard from a member who struggled with renewing their membership and, in the end, did not renew for valid and understandable reasons. Dave Watts, AIA, LEED AP

We want this chapter to be a beneficial experience for both the member and their employee, but we can't do it without your help an this chapter’s feedback. We want you to honestly answer the question, "What is it you want to receive in return for being a member of ?" We, the board, want to hear from all of you. Please feel free to call or email any of the board members with feedback on how we can improve our organization. Our goal is to get back to basics and create a stronger, more beneficial chapter for our members -- but we can't do it without your help! You can reach the Board Officers and the Committee Chairs using the contact information listed at the end of the Newsnote. Thank you again for your commitment to our chapter. We hope to hear from you soon! - David Watts

2014-2015 Sponsorships Beginning in January, the Austin CSI Chapter Monthly Meetings will be held at the Austin AIA offices - 801 W. 12th Street Austin, Texas 78701. Tabletop display will remain available. Fee is $50. In addition to Tabletops, Lunch Sponsorship opportunities will be available as well. For either types, please contact America @ [email protected] or call 512.492.5203 for scheduling.

NEWSNOTE Board Meeting Notes Austin Chapter CSI June 2, 2014 Board Meeting Minutes Attendees:


P.O. BOX9026

PHONE: (512)459-7692

AUSTIN, TX 78766

David Loveless David Watts Jody Boatman America Alva Larry Whitlock Cory Ball Tyler Lusk Call to Order: Meeting called to order at noon on conference line by David Lovess. Meeting Minutes: Meeting minutes from May were approved as submitted.

Be Seen Here Ad Space Available New Rates! CSI Newsnote Ad Policy The ad period is July to June for $75. Payment is due June 1. Cost of the advertisement will be prorated. Mail to: Scott Mokry, 500 East Anderson Lane. Apt 200T, Austin, Texas 78752. 512-475-8469

Construction Specification Institute Construction Education Network (CSI CEN) has now ceased operations. In order to allow all users of the system to continue managing their credits, CSI offers the following two options: Option 1 (CSI Members Only): Login to the CSI website and view your CSU CEUs in the Electronic Transcription Service (ETS). Required CSI Member login. Option 2 (CSI Members and & Non-Members): Click on the link below. Follow instructions to setup an account.

Committee Reports: Membership: No Report Programs: No June presentation, only a chapter happy hour gathering House: No Report Publication: No Report Electronic Communications: No Report Awards: No Report Finance: No Report Old Business: Chapter Officer Nominations: · President—David Watts · President Elect - Larry Whitlock · Vice President - None · Secretary - Tyler Lusk · Treasurer - Scott Mokry · Director 2016 - America Review of Conference: · Still 3 outstanding payments to be received. Chapter will absorb loss June Meeting: · Chapter will hold a happy hour gathering at Stubbs at 6:30 pm on 6/18/14 New Business: ARCHIVE - Jody will be sorting and compiling the hard copies to send to digitzing company from home at her own pace. Meeting adjourned at 1:55 pm.

Meeting Minutes submitted by: Tyler Lusk, Chapter Secretary on June 10, 2014 Next Meeting: July 7th

NEWSNOTE Employment Opportunity

RSM Consultants is looking for two Project Managers to oversee projects, do initial roof surveys and to conduct annual inspections. Position requires travel, typically travel four days a week with one day in the office for paperwork and no weekends. For information contact Bill Workman. [email protected]

Job Search

Out of work and looking? Have a position you need filled? Austin CSI would like to help bring employers together with those needing jobs. If you would like to post a brief resume or job listing here in the NewsNote at no charge, please contact Jody at: [email protected] or call 512.931.2875.

NEWSNOTE Upcoming Speakers Month 2014



Meeting Description


Shaun Dunn

Westcoat Specialty Coating Systems

Function & Form in Waterproof Decking









2014 –2015 Board Officers



President President-Elect Vice President Secretary Treasurer Immediate Past President Director 2015 Director 2016 Director 2017


David Watts Larry Whitlock Robin Baker Kersey Tyler Lusk Scott Mokry David Loveless Jody Boatman America Alva vacant

512-748-7286 512-550-5233 210-419-9668 408-205-2605 512-471-3042 817-773-1949 512-970-6865 512-492-5203

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2014-2015 Committee Chairs





Membership Programs Publications Awards Bylaws Certification Education Finance House Communications Archives

Larry Whitlock Cory Ball America Alva America Alva Tom Alexander

512-550-52033 512-944-5899 512-492-5203 512-492-5203 512-451-6579

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Scott Mokry David Loveless David Loveless

512-471-3042 817-773-1949 817-773-1949

[email protected] [email protected] [email protected]

NEWSNOTE is a monthly publication of Austin Chapter, Construction Specifications Institute. It is distributed free of charge to Austin Chapter CSI members. NEWSNOTE does not approve, disapprove, sanction, or guarantee the validity or accuracy of any data, claim, or opinion appearing herein. Republication rights are granted to CSI and its chapters for original articles printed herein, provided proper credits are given (Cite author and Austin CSI’s NEWSNOTE). Austin Chapter CSI was chartered by the Construction Specifications Institute in 1961, and was incorporated in 1975 under the laws of the State of Texas.