Gerald H. Jones Code Official of
the Year Award

The Gerald H. Jones Code Official of the Year Award is awarded to an individual whose contributions advance the code enforcement profession and Code Council‘s mission. The award is presented in honor of the founders of the three model code organizations: Albert H. Baum, M.L. Clement and Phil Roberts.

The Gerald H. Jones Code Official of the Year Award 2022 recipient is Sam Palmer, deputy executive officer for the Nevada State Contractors Board in Las Vegas, Nevada. Palmer also serves as a member of the International Accreditation Service Board of Directors and Chair of the ICC Major Jurisdiction Committee.

Previous Gerald H. Jones Code Official of the Year Award Recipients

2021: James S. Moss

2020: Valarie Evans

2019: Judy Frydland

2018: Christine Rose

2017: Becky Baker

2016: Richard Witt

2015: John Darnall

2014: Brian Bishop

2013: Laura Rouse-DeVore

2012: John Terry

2011: Alan Boswell

2010: Jay Elbettar

2009: Michael Fink

2008: Khanh Nguyen

2007: Jerry Mallory

2006: Donald "Mickey" Arp

2005: Ron Bell

2004: Terry Summey

2003: David L. Wismer

See Code Council Awards Program page for nomination information and deadlines.