About the Author
Guy Tomberlin is the vice president of Plumbing, Mechanical, Fuel Gas, and Swimming Pool Codes Programs and Resources for the International Code Council. He brings more than three decades of experience in code enforcement, policy implementation and training development. Prior to joining the Code Council, Tomberlin served as the senior regulatory engineer for codes and regulatory services at Underwriters Laboratories where he led PMG code development and code official support-related activities. For nearly 35 years, Tomberlin assumed many building safety roles within the building department for Fairfax County, Va.; he retired in 2019 as the branch chief of commercial and residential building inspections. Tomberlin is a past president of the International Code Council, the Virginia Building and Code Officials Association, the Virginia Plumbing and Mechanical Inspectors Association, and the Code Council Region VII chapter.