CSIA Presents Awards

May 3, 2010—

The control System Integrators Association (CSIA) presented three awards at its 2010 Executive Conference in Seattle, May 1.

Bill Pollock, founder, president and CEO of Optimation Technology Inc., of Rush, NY, was presented with the Charlie Bergman award. The award is named for CSIA founder Charlie Bergman and recognizes and individual member for outstanding service and length of service to the organization through leadership, education, mentoring and advancement of CSIA goals. Pollock is a founding member of CSIA. He has served on the executive council, chaired the statistics committee and presented multiple times at CSIA executive conferences.

Michael Bachelor, a principal at Bachelor Controls, Sabetha, KS, was named CSIA Rising Star, an award that recognizes young professionals who have demonstrated a commitment to the profession and exhibited leadership potential. Bachelor has worked for several years promoting the principles of CSIA to clients in the industry and to the employees at Bachelor Controls.

Invensys/Wonderware, of Johnson City, TN, received the Partner of the Year Award. The award recognizes a company that has significantly contributed to the betterment of CSIA and its members and promoted CSIA certification.