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Chapter Spotlight: IIBEC New England Chapter

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August 30, 2021

Chapter Spotlight: IIBEC New England Chapter

What geographical region do you serve? 

New England

Do you have any events coming up?

October 4, 2021: 4th Annual IIBEC New England Golf Tournament

In your opinion, what has been the most successful event that your chapter has hosted within the past three years?

Our Annual Golf Tournament is one of our chapter’s most successful events. Though merely calling it a golf tournament is a gross understatement. The day is built around a round of golf, but also includes a helicopter ball drop, an air canon shot at one golf hole, a reception with a comedian, DJ, and silent auction, and this year we have also added a corn hole tournament. In addition to being one of our most fun events of the year, the tournament provides the majority of our annual fundraising that allows us to donate to the RCI-IIBEC Foundation, student scholarships, and various charities including The Jimmy Fund, Make-A-Wish, Project Hope Boston, Hearth, and The Angel Fund for ALS Research.

scholarship recipients
Massasoit Community College architectural students receiving scholarship checks

Does your chapter provide or support any scholarships for students? If so, how does one apply?

We provide scholarships for Massasoit Community College Architectural Technology students selected through an annual essay contest.

If you were to give a piece of advice to the next generation of consultants, what would it be and why? 

remo capolino
Remo Capolino educates the IIBEC New England Chapter on EIFS.

The best advice we can give to young consultants is to get involved in industry groups as soon as possible. It is a great way to increase your technical knowledge through presentations and your professional network through other chapter events.

That said, for those who would like to join or become more involved in the chapter, the IIBEC New England Chapter is always looking for new board members and committee chairs!

IIBEC New England Chapter

President: Stu Lyons
Vice President: Scott Bieber
Secretary: Kimberly Kilroy
Treasurer: William Waterston
Immediate Past President,
Golf  Chair:
Shawn Vetere
Board Member: Mindi Sokoloski
Board Member: John Karman
Board Member: Mary Arntzen
Board Member: Conor O’Brien