The Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) today announced that Dennis J. Hall, FCSI, CCS, CCCA, FAIA, SCIP has been elected to the office of President-elect of the Institute. Hall is managing principal of Hall Architects, Inc. and chairman of Hall | Building Information Group, LLC, with offices in Charlotte, N.C., and Dallas.

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - The Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) today announced that Dennis J. Hall, FCSI, CCS, CCCA, FAIA, SCIP has been elected to the office of President-elect of the Institute. Hall is managing principal of Hall Architects, Inc. and chairman of Hall | Building Information Group, LLC, with offices in Charlotte, N.C., and Dallas. Hall will officially become President-elect on July 1, 2009, which will place him in line to assume the CSI presidency on July 1, 2010.

Hall joined CSI in 1984. He has served in numerous CSI leadership positions at the local, regional and national levels. Currently, he is chair of the Project Resource Manual Update Task Team, the CSI forum moderator for Building Information Modeling (BIM) in Construction Documents, and a member of both the UniFormat Task Team and the Integrated Practice Body of Knowledge Analysis Task Team. He is also well known for his leadership in the development of MasterFormat 2004 Edition, which expanded the standard to a 6-digit, 50-division structure.

Hall has earned chapter-, regional- and Institute-level awards from CSI. He is a two-time recipient of the Southeast Region's Frederick W. Bucky Memorial Award and a three-time recipient of the Institute's President's Plaque. He also earned five national specification competition awards, including three Honor Awards. He earned a B.A. in architecture/geography from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and a Master of Architecture from Washington University in St. Louis.