NEW! Florida Building Code 5th Edition (2014) became effective June 30, 2015
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It is with great sadness we report that Alice Rae Liles passed away Monday, July 27th. We will so miss her beautiful smile, endless optimism, keen sense of humor, and constant care for all.
Welcome to the Central Florida Chapter BOAF/ICC Website. Here you will find information about our chapter meetings, hot topics, building code updates, and useful links to the state BOAF website, Florida statutes and rules, governing boards, and local member building departments. Feel free to peruse the pages. Check back frequently as we plan to update regularly. If you have suggestions or spot corrections that need to be made, call or email the administrator at the phone number/email at the bottom of the page.
Your 2015-2016 officers:
Past President Dean Hall --Ocoee
President Cindy Nielsen--Orange County
Vice-President -- Dale Baker--Central Florida PDCS
Secretary -- Tom Dalton -- Altamonte Springs
Treasurer -- Kris Stenger -- Winter Park
Chapter Director -- Steve Fiorey -- Sanford
State BOAF Director Allen Johnson -- Maitland
Wanted to let the chapter know that Tom Moses former Building Official and District Administrator for RCID passed away Tuesday July 21st. Tom was well known and respected throughout the industry. We thought this information would be import to share with everyone who knew him. His services are tomorrow. Would it be acceptable to place this on the chapter web site? Please let the chapter members know about this.
First Meeting at our new location GOBA Headquarters
Next Chapter Meeting is September 9, 2015
Location: GOBA Headquarters
1953 Clayton Heritage Way
Maitland, Florida 32751
*********MEETING STARTS AT 9:00AM*********
Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance
Introduction of Guests
Program: Simpson Strong Tie-Sam Green P.E. Territory Manager
Approval of Minutes
September - Simpson Strong Tie, Sam Green email@example.com 321-663-7393321-663-7393
October - Product Approval & Roofing-Mark Zehnal-FRSA Director of Technical Services firstname.lastname@example.org
Last three chapter programs
August 12th 9:00am - Inspecting Metal Roofs: Presenter:Ray Bowen Gulf Coast Supply & Manufacturing LLC, - GOBA Headquarters 1953 Clayton Heritage Way in Maitland
July 8, 2015: Program: NEC Update Vince Della Croce-Resident Compliance Specialist 562-321-0965 email@example.com
May 13, 2015 Program: Quick Tie Masonry Design and Installation, Bob Frozio, Senior Vice President and Wes Robbins, Regional Product Specialist, 904-516-3877 firstname.lastname@example.org
The BOAF Annual Conference was held at the Hilton Walt Disney World, June 6th-11th 2015
CALENDAR AT A GLANCE
September 9th 9:00am - Simpson Strong Tie-Sam Green P.E. Territory Manager at GOBA Headquarters 1953 Clayton Heritage Way in Maitland
October 14th 9:00am - Chapter Meeting - FL-Product Approval & Roofing-Mark Zehnal-FRSA Director of Technical Services at GOBA Headquarters 1953 Clayton Heritage Way in Maitland
October 14th 11:45 Joint Building Issues Committee will meet following the chapter meeting-GOBA Headquarters 1953 Clayton Heritage Way in Maitland
December 4th: 22nd Annual "Bill Neese-Bill Tangye-Ralph Jones, Jr." Memorial & Scholarship Fund Golf Tournament-Country Club of Mount Dora
For addition events involving the state BOAF click here
On the righthand menu click archives. You will have to register in order to view the live webinar sessions. No registration is necessary to view the archived sessions. These are NOT approved for BCAIB CEUs but are very informative nonetheless.
We have books available from the International family of codes which is the base code for the Florida Building Code Effective 12/31/14. These were the books from the November ICC training class hosted by our chapter.
Click on picture below to purchase books.
State BOAF site seminars provide future training opportunites. This training qualifies for CEU credits for Engineers and Contractors but unfortunately the approval is pending for Architects.
Familiar with the names Bill Neese, Bill Tangye, and Ralph Jones but don't know their contribution to the industry? Click here to find out -- HERE
Below Cindy Neilsen conducts the August Central Florida Chapter BOAF business meeting
SERVE AS AN OFFICER
Officers serve a term of one year in their position and, subject to vote of the members, move in consecutive years through the chairs from Chapter Director to Treasurer to Secretary to Vice-President to President to Past President.
Serving as an officer is a good opportunity to give back to and work towards improving the industry that provides your livelihood. Let an officer know if you are interested in serving. See our By-Laws in the "About Us" section for more information on requirements and duties of officers.
Typical Chapter Meeting Schedule
If your schedule permits, utilizing Sunrail to get to Maitland for the chapter meeting might be a viable option for you. The station is about a half mile from the GOBA building which is about a 12 minute walk depending on your pace. The train arrives from the nothern starting points at 8:29am and leaves to go back north at 11:48 an. Sunrail arrives from southern starting points at 8:18 or 8:48 am and departs to go back south at 12:59 pm. For the complete train schedule showing departure times from a station near you click on the train below.
August 12th Program
Annual Conference June 2015
Legislative Day in Tallahassee was March 18th there were 25 members that attended, everyone represented BOAF well and contributed greatly to efforts to tell our story to the decision makers in Tallahassee. The State BOAF was represented well this year but it alway carries a greater impact the more people we have attending and we hope more can go next year.