• Register now for webinar on ASTM history and the standards process

    November 29, 2018
    FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association, continues their live online educational series with a webinar on Thursday, December 13, 2018 at 3:00 pm EST. Don Styka, CIM, Director of Field Services for Tarkett, will present ASTM History and the Standards Process. A live Q&A will follow the presentation.
     
    Join FCICA for this FREE to members webinar on December 13 at 3:00 pm EST; register today at https://www.fcica.com/events/details/webinar-astm-history-and-the-standards-process-146. Registration deadline is Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at 3:00 pm EST. Not a member of FCICA? You can still attend the webinar; the non-member price is $29.95.
     
    Are you a Certified Installation Manager (CIM)? FCICA webinars provide one hour continuing education credit (CEU) toward your CIM renewal requirements. Visit www.fcica.com/CIM for more information.

    Don Styka has worked in the flooring industry for 39 years and is currently the Director of Field Services for Tarkett. He started his career as an installer prior to a 15-year career in floor covering distribution. He has been with Johnsonite Tarkett for the past 19 years. Throughout Don’s career he has been active in organizations that strive to provide education, training, and advancement opportunities to installation professionals.
     
    He is currently active in several industry associations; serving as the Chairman of the Education Committee for the Floor Covering Installation Contractors Association (FCICA) and a member of the CIM and the Strategic Planning Committees; Membership Chairman on the ASTM F06 Resilient Floor Coverings Committee and subcommittee chairman F06.10 on Terminology; Board of Director for the National Floor Covering Association of Canada (NFCA); member of the Advisory Council for the International Floor Covering Installers Association (CFI); and works closely with the International Standards & Training Alliance (INSTALL) supporting their curriculum reviews, training and educational platforms, and certification program.
     
    Don is a member of the IICRC Consensus Body Committee developing the new S220 “Hard Surface Floor Covering Inspection Standard” and member of the RFMT Committee developing a new maintenance certification program. He recently completed FCICA’s Certified Installation Manager program, has an International Concrete Repair Institute (ICRI) “Grade 1 Concrete Slab Moisture Testing” Technical Certification, holds an Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) “Hard Floor Care” and “Resilient Floor Maintenance Technician” certification and is a CFI Master Installer.


    FCICA, headquartered in West Bloomfield, Michigan, is the resource for premier commercial flooring contractors. Promoting the advancement and continuous development of Certified Installation Managers (CIM). Providing technical education, business support and industry expert networking. Delivering skills and knowledge to enhance the professionalism of commercial flooring contractors. FCICA is an international association whose contractor members serve the continental United States, plus Burma and Canada. For more information about FCICA: visit our website www.fcica.com or call 248-661-5015; toll free (877) TO-FCICA.
     
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    Lizzie Taylor, Director of Programs
    248.661.5015