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Highlights from the Code Council’s 2016 Annual Conference in Kansas City, Mo. Code Council Voting Members Elect 2016– 2017 Board Officers, Directors Voting Members elected Board Officers and Directors during the association’s Annual Business Meeting at the 2016 Annual Conference in Kansas City, Mo. Georgia State Fire Marshal M. Dwayne Garriss, was elected President of the Code Council Board; Mission Viejo, Calif., Building Official Jay Elbettar was elected Vice President; and Department of Anne Arundel County, Md., Assistant Director of Inspections and Permits William R. Bryant was elected Secretary/Treasurer. Full story Jonathan C. Siu Honored with Code Council’s Prestigious Bobby J. Fowler Award The 2016 Bobby J. Fowler Award was presented to Jonathan C. Siu. It is the most prestigious award presented by Code Council and honors the memory of the first Code Council Board chairman. The award was presented to Siu for his contributions that advance achieving a safer built environment, and his integrity, professionalism and compassion to further building safety. Full story Industry Experts Honored for Their Contributions to Building Safety in the Built Environment Richard Witt, Building Official in Chesterfield County, Va., received the Gerald H. Jones Code Official of the Year Award at the Code Council’s 2016 Annual Conference in Kansas City, Mo. Ronald S. Lilley, Captain of the Goodyear Fire Department in Arizona was the recipient of the Code Council’s Fire Service Award. Several other important awards were bestowed. Full story Code Council AMBO Chapter Named 2016 Chapter of the Year; Three Chapters Presented Merit Awards The Chapter of the Year Award, the top honor for a Code Council Chapter, was presented to the Association of Minnesota Building Officials for demonstrating exemplary performance to promote the Code Council mission and goals. Code Council Chapter Merit Awards were presented to the Missouri Association of Building Officials and Inspectors; the New Jersey Building Officials Association; and the Virginia Building and Code Officials Association for distinguishing themselves through activities demonstrating the goals and objectives of the Code Council. Full story NEWSOCTOBER 2016 MEMBER NEWS CHAPTER NEWS President M. Dwayne Garriss (second from right), Georgia State Fire Marshal; Vice President Jay Elbettar (second from left), P.E., CBO, Building Official, city of Mission Viejo, Calif.; Secretary/Treasurer William R. Bryant (left), MCP, CBO, Assistant Director of Inspections and Permits Department of Anne Arundel County, Md.; and Immediate Past President Alex Olszowy III (right), Building Inspector Manager, Lexington Fayette Urban County Government, Ky. OCTOBER 2016 | 07


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