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City of Gillette Building Official Re-elected to ICC Board of Directors

Deputy Building Official Jim Brown re-elected as director to represent Section B

Post Date:12/04/2018 12:00 PM

The City of Gillette is pleased to announce that Deputy Building Official Jim Brown has been re-elected to the International Code Council Board of Directors. Mr. Brown was selected for a 3-year term by his peers to represent Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, and the Provinces of Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba. The board is comprised of four officers, eight at-large directors and six sectional directors who all serve the interests of code professionals in the building safety industry through advocacy, education, and research; set the strategic direction for the association; and act as the voice of the association’s 65,000 members across the country and around the world.

"I am proud and humbled to be re-elected to this position,“ Brown remarked. "The ICC is relatively young. We will be setting a course that will take us through 2025. We have very, very exciting times ahead.”

Deputy Building Official Brown joined the City of Gillette in July of 2005. He came to Wyoming from Carroll County, Maryland where he started as a Building Inspector and was promoted to the position of Commercial Plans Examiner. He also served in the United States Air Force as a Life Support Specialist/Forward Air Controller/Survival Instructor, responsible for the inspection and maintenance of aircrew life support equipment such as flight gear, parachutes, survival kits, and ejection seats. He also trained recruits as a survival instructor. He attained the rank of sergeant before returning to civilian life. 

"We are very proud to have Jim Brown on the City of Gillette team," said Mayor Louise Carter-King. "His expertise and dedication are invaluable to our residents and contractors. The ICC is very lucky to have his participation."

About the International Code Council
The International Code Council is a member-focused association. It is dedicated to developing model codes and standards used in the design, build and compliance process to construct safe, sustainable, affordable and resilient structures. Most U.S. communities and many global markets choose the International Codes. ICC staff members Tara Lukasik and Whitney Doll contributed to this press release. 


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