John Murray received the Gulf States Region’s “Eugene Wetzel Award for Communications Excellence” recently in Memphis at the GSR Conference Awards Ceremony. Criteria for the award: “Those who have portrayed exceptional communication skills and levels of communication with CSI members and/or other affiliated people in the design/construction industry promoting the Gulf States Region and the principles of The Construction Specifications Institute.” John’s numerous articles for Chapter and Region Publications as well as lectures presented at Chapter and Region events to educate and inform members of the construction industry were presented as examples of his communication skills. John also served as GSR Electronic Communication chair (webmaster) where he was instrumental in disseminating timely information to CSI members and instructing other CSI members on proper and efficient use of CSI web communication tools. Congratulations to John Murray, CSI is a better organization due to your involvement.