Jim H. Brown, Deputy Building Official for the city of Gillette, WY., has been elected to the International Code Council Board of Directors.
Through public/private sector collaboration, Code Council Members develop model building codes that guide safe and sustainable construction across the country and around the world. Code uniformity promotes safe, affordable construction growth.
Brown assigns, coordinates and participates in the daily operations of the Building Division; issues permits; inspects buildings; responds to complaints; oversees plan review; and assists the field inspection staff with commercial and industrial projects. Brown has served on several committees, including the Wyoming Energy Code Group, the Digital Plans Submission Committee, City of Gillette Sustainability Taskforce, City of Gillette Board of Examiners and the Wyoming Conference Building
Officials Board of Directors. He was a founding officer in the successful formation of ICC's Region II, which brings together Code Council Members in the states of Alaska, Washington, Oregon, Idaho,
Montana, and Wyoming.
Brown was elected to the Board of Directors during the Code Council's 2012 Annual Conference in October. "The Members of our all-volunteer Board of Directors devote their time, energy and expertise to the Code Council to ensure safe construction while lessening the burden on government," said Dominic Sims, ICC acting Chief Executive Officer. "We thank them for their leadership and we thank their local jurisdictions for supporting their service."
The International Code Council is a member-focused association dedicated to helping the building safety community and construction industry provide safe and sustainable construction through the development of codes and standards used in the design, build and compliance process. Most U.S. communities and many global markets choose the International Codes.