ICC’s Board of Directors at work
The International Code Council Board of Directors continue to work diligently and thoroughly for its Membership.
The International Code Council Board of Directors met at the beginning of December in San Antonio, Texas, and worked diligently and thoroughly for its Membership. On Dec. 8, the Board conducted a successful workshop featuring a presentation from Mike Conduff, co-author of The OnTarget Board Member: 8 Indisputable Behaviors. The next day, the Board held an enthusiastic meeting where several major-interest items were approved:
- Promoting the Value of the Code Official Initiative.
The Code Council will engage in an initiative during FY 2017 to raise positive community awareness of Code Officials by promoting their important role and value to community leaders and the public. Some elements of this initiative include:
Develop a power point presentation with a simple yet compelling message identifying why Code Officials are important to the safety and economic vitality of our communities. The target audience for the presentation shall be local, regional, state and national municipal associations.
Develop a children’s educational toolkit promoting the Code Official as an important community leader who helps to keep them safe. The target audience for the toolkit shall be schools and children’s civic organizations (boy scouts, girl scouts, etc.).
Develop a three minute promotional video highlighting the value of the Code Official, targeting government officials and the general public.
- New appointments to the IAS Board of Directors and ICC Foundation Board of Directors.
IAS Board: James “Jim” Sayers (Commercial Plans Examiner, Clackamas County, OR) and Devang Jhaveri (Founder, Global Management Group, Ahmedabad, India).
ICC Foundation Board: Dominic Sims (CEO, ICC), John Belcik (COO/CFO, ICC), Henry Green (President, National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS), Washington, D.C.), David Spencer (Building Official, City of North Bend, WA), and Ray Hubner (Deputy Building Official, City of Lebanon, TN).
- ICC and NOWRA co-branding of the IPDSC.
ICC executed an agreement on November 3, 2016 with the National Onsite Wastewater Recycling Association (NOWRA) for co-branding of the International Private Sewage Disposal Code (IPSDC). NOWRA’s logo will be added to the front cover of the IPSDC, which is consistent with other co-branded I-Codes.
- New PDC Appointments.
Nancy Springer (Building Division Manager at Butte County Department of Development Services, Chico, CA) was appointed as the Professional Development Council (PDC) Chair, staying on as an Education Committee member. Further, Lance Simms (Director of Planning & Development Services, City of College Station, TX) was appointed to fill the seat on the Certification Committee made vacant by ICC Board member Cindy Davis. Cindy Davis was in turn appointed as the ICC Board liaison for the PDC.
- Appointments to the Following Technical Committees.
Building Code Action Committee
Fire Code Action Committee
Plumbing Mechanical Fuel Gas Code Action Committee
Sustainable/Energy/High Performance Code Action Committee
ICC Standard for Spray-Applied Polyurethane Foam Plastic Insulation Committee
ICC Standard on the Design and Construction of Log Structures Committee
Codes and Standards Council