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Certifications & Affiliations



National Association of Professional Background Screeners (PBSA) 
CSI is a Founding Member of the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (PBSA), a non-profit trade association that promotes ethical business practices, enhances compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act and fosters awareness of issues related to consumer protection and privacy rights.  


Fair Credit Reporting Act Certified by the Consumer Data Industry Association (CDIA)
CSI is Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) Certified by the Consumer Data Industry Association (CDIA). The FCRA certificate program for data furnishers was developed by CDIA to help prepare data furnishers to meet baseline requirements set forth by the FCRA and its related rules.  These rules include, the accuracy and integrity rule; address discrepancy rule, and identity theft red flag rule. The course also covers provisions of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA); the Fair Credit Billing Act (FCBA); the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) and the Truth in Lending Act regulation, (Reg. Z).


College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR)
CUPA-HR provides global leadership to the higher education human resources profession and the higher education community by offering essential knowledge, resources, and connections that enhance individual and institutional capacity and competitiveness.


Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) Certified
CORI reports help protect public safety by allowing employers, school administrators, public housing officials, and others to screen out potentially dangerous ex-offenders. A CORI is a record of all criminal cases where an individual appeared before a judge in a court in Massachusetts. A CORI includes pending charges, prior convictions, and cases that ended without a conviction. A Massachusetts CORI only contains information from the Massachusetts courts. Out-of-state information will not appear on a Massachusetts CORI.


Drug and Alcohol Testing Industry Association (DATIA) 
The Drug and Alcohol Testing Industry Association (DATIA) was founded in 1995 as the National Association of Collection Sites, and has grown to represent over 1300 members. DATIA now represents the entire spectrum of drug and alcohol service providers including collection sites, laboratories, consortiums/TPAs, MROs, and testing equipment manufacturers.


General Services Administration (GSA) Approved Contractor
CSI is proud to be a GSA approved contractor. This contract allows CSI to provide personnel security and background investigation services to federal government agencies as an authorized vendor.  The GSA Schedule procurement program affords government agencies a streamlined and expedited process for selecting pre-qualified contractors, like CSI, that conduct comprehensive personnel security investigations.


Human Resources Council (HRC) 
Originally founded as the Personnel Management Council (PMC), HRC has origins dating back to 1944, making it the longest standing human resources professional organization in the Greater Boston area. The purpose of that organization was to "promote, strengthen and advance the human resources profession." With the new name came an additional focus on promoting the human resources function as an integral strategic partner to the business enterprise.


Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) 
The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world's largest association devoted to human resource management. Representing more than 205,000 individual members, the Society's mission is to serve the needs of HR professionals by providing the most essential and comprehensive resources available. As an influential voice, the Society’s mission is also to advance the human resource profession to ensure that HR is recognized as an essential partner in developing and executing organizational strategy. Founded in 1948, SHRM currently has more than 550 affiliated chapters and members in more than 100 countries.


Massachusetts Staffing Association (MSA)
The Massachusetts Staffing Association (MSA) is a not-for-profit association representing companies who provide staffing services in Massachusetts. MSA is the Massachusetts industry resource for information, education/training, and representation. MSA members are companies committed to the industry and to maintaining the highest possible standards in it. They have embraced the association's code of ethics and represent the best in staffing services.


Northeast Human Resources Association (NEHRA)
The mission of the Northeast Human Resources Association (NEHRA) is to lead, advance and influence the management of human resources and its impact on organizational success. Since 1985, NEHRA has provided members with programs, information and networking opportunities that stimulate professional growth and enhance workplace contributions.


Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI)
Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI), with member participation, develops policy on key legislative and regulatory issues affecting the industry. NEI then serves as a unified industry voice before the U.S. Congress, Executive Branch agencies, and federal regulators, as well as international organizations and venues. NEI also provides a forum to resolve technical and business issues for the industry. Finally, NEI provides accurate and timely information on the nuclear industry to members, policymakers, the news media, and the public.


Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)
The NRC is headed by a five-member commission. The President designates one member to serve as Chairman and official Spokesperson. The Commission as a whole formulates policies and regulations governing nuclear reactor and materials safety, issues orders to licensees, and adjudicates legal matters. The Executive Director for Operations (EDO) carries out the policies and decisions of the Commission and directs the activities of the program offices. The offices reporting to the EDO ensure that the commercial use of nuclear materials in the United States is safely conducted. As part of the regulatory process, the four regional offices conduct inspection, enforcement, and emergency response programs for licensees within their borders.