BICSI is a professional association supporting the advancement of the information and communications technology (ICT) profession. BICSI is recognized as the preeminent resource for ICT education, training, credentials, and certification programs which support industry installation standards, best practices, and design requirements for Voice, Data, Audio, Video, Security systems.
Dan Flohre with Kastle Technologies and Jeff Runyon with United Electric achieved the highest credential within BICSI, now recognized as Registered Communication Distribution Designers, or more commonly referred to as “RCDD.”
The RCDD designation recognizes these individuals as elite professionals, with knowledge and experience in leading-edge ICT design principles, documenting their professional commitment and high standards. Registered Communications Distribution Designer is the gold standard of all BICSI credentials.
The journey both Dan and Jeff have made to accomplish this achievement represents Local 82, the Low Voltage program and associated career opportunities with distinction.
Dan Flohre was in the first Local 82 apprentice class and Jeff Runyon organized in as a technician at the onset of the Low Voltage agreement. Both held BICSI Certified Technician classification 2013. This is when the LMCC and JATC worked together to begin construction of the Local 82 BICSI Authorized Training Facility. Dan and Jeff chose to volunteer and pursue an additional certification, BICSI Certified Instructor.
As BICSI Certified Instructors, Dan Flohre and Jeff Runyon provided formal BICSI education to apprentices in pursuit of Installer Level II Copper & Fiber certification and instructed seasoned installers to obtain their BICSI Technician certification. Maintaining an astonishing success rate, Local 82 Low Voltage membership is now represented with over 85% “Technician-A” classified installers.