About the Author
Dominic Sims is the Chief Executive Officer of the International Code Council. Since 2012, he has served as the CEO and is responsible for leading the strategic direction and financial performance, of the organization, including its subsidiaries. During his 22-year tenure with the organization, Sims also served as Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President. He has held board positions on the National Institute of Building Sciences, the Federal Alliance for Home Safety, ANSI National Policy Advisory Group, and the Florida Governor’s Building Code Study Commission. Prior to his work with the Code Council, Sims served as the CEO of the Southern Building Code Congress International and guided its consolidation with the Code Council in 2003. Before joining SBCCI, he with the Planning, Zoning and Building Department of Palm Beach County, Florida, completing his service there as Executive Director of the Department. Sims earned his B.A. in Organizational Management and Business from Palm Beach Atlantic University. He is currently on the board of directors for the International Building Quality Center and is an adjunct professor at the University of Canberra, Australia. Sims is also active in several other professional associations including ASTM, ASCE and AIA.