The Life Membership Award is the highest accolade that CSC can bestow on
an individual. It is presented in recognition of outstanding service,
dedication, support and commitment to the Association and the design +
This year, the Executive Council and Board of Directors is pleased to
announce that Mr. Peter Hiebert, FCSC, CTR and Mr. Steve Gusterson, FCSC, CTR
will be presented with this accolade at Conference 2023 in Calgary, Alberta.
Peter Hiebert, FCSC, CTR
Peter started life in humble beginnings, in a very religious home, with morals
and ethics an integral part of his upbringing, and intrinsic in forming who he
is today. Growing up in a carpenter’s home, learning about the construction
industry was a regular part of Peter’s life. His involvement in the
construction industry spans over 40 years!
Peter has been a member of CSC for over 25 years, a Certified Technical
Representative for over 20 years, and was inducted into the College of Fellows
in 2018. He has received numerous awards and accolades from CSC for his
dedication and commitment towards the betterment of CSC as well as the
Peter continues to actively support the Association in so many ways ? by way of his
involvement as a mentor at the chapter level, to committed involvement in
chapter activities including student design competition, Connection Cafés, and
conferences, to teaching the Technical Representative course (virtual
workshop), and encouraging his staff to become Certified Technical Representatives.
He doesn’t coach from the sidelines; he is truly and deeply committed to CSC.
Peter is a dedicated member of the Calgary Chapter and is currently the
General Sales Manager for Canada at Construction Specialties.
Steve Gusterson, FCSC, CTR
more than 40 years, architects, contractors and installers have turned to Steve
Gusterson for support with their architectural aluminum product selections and
specifications. He has held numerous roles in his many years with Alumicor, and
currently serves as VP, Pre-Construction, Canada.
Steve has been a member of CSC for over 20 years, a Certified Technical
Representative since 2000 and has continuously been an active member of the
Toronto Chapter, serving in various positions and capacities since 2007. He has
also been a long-standing instructor for our Technical Representative Program
since 2012. Steve was inducted into the CSC College of Fellows in the midst of
the pandemic in 2021.
Steve firmly believes in giving back to the design and construction
industry. Outside of his involvement with CSC, Steve has been an active member
of the Ontario Glass and Metal Association where he currently serves as Acting
Vice-President. Steve assisted with the creation of the Ontario version of the
“British Columbia Glazing Systems Specifications Manual,” which became the
basis of the 2010 national version that is still referenced today. Steve also serves
on the Architectural Technology Program Advisory Committee for Durham College.
Prior to moving from Whitby to Pickering, he also served on the Town of
Whitby’s Local Architecture Conservancy Committee.
Congratulations to both Peter and Steve on their achievement!