The Professional Development Council (PDC) advises the Board of Directors on coordinated career path resources for ICC Members to strengthen the credibility of the Code Council’s Certification and Education programs.

The PDC is comprised of the Education Committee (EC) and the Certification Committee (CC).

The Professional Development Council:

  • recommends initiatives identified by the CC and EC to better serve the needs of the Membership,
  • coordinates the goals and objectives of the CC and EC, and
  • identifies certification and education issues arising from ICC policies that will improve or enhance the position of ICC.

The duties and responsibilities of the Professional Development Council are outlined in CP-45-14.

Current Membership

Professional Development Council

PDC Chair

Nancy Springer
Chief Building Official
Sacramento County – Office of Development and Code Services

Board Liaison

Jim Brown
Deputy Building Official
City of Gillette, WY

Education Committee
Certification Committee

Staff Liaisons

Mark Johnson
Executive Vice President & Director of Business Development

Casey Thomas
Executive Assistant

Education Committee
Certification Committee


International Code Council Educator of the Year

The International Code Council is proud of the dedication and commitment of its members from around the world. Given in honor of Brent Snyder, a renowned Code Council educator and Past Presiding Officer, the ICC Educator of the Year Award recognizes excellence in promoting professional development.

Learn more about the ICC Educator of the Year click here.

2021: Glenn Mathewson

2020: Charles Clawson
2019: Bob Schutz
2018: Colorado Code Consulting
2017: Bill Bracken
2016: Chief Building Official Steve Burger
2015: Colorado Education Institute

Emory R. Rodgers Leadership in Building Safety Fellowship

Meeting Information