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 2014-2015 officers include:
President Dean Hall -- Ocoee
Vice-President Cindy Nielsen--Orange County
Secretary -- Dale Baker--Central Florida PDCS
Treasurer -- Tom Dalton -- Altamonte Springs
Chapter Director Kris Stenger -- Winter Park
State BOAF Director Allen Johnson -- Maitland
Next Chapter Meeting is November 12, 2014
Location: City of Winter Park Welcome Center
151 West Lyman Ave
Winter Park, FL 32789
*******MEETING STARTS AT 8:00AM*********
This meeting starts one hour earlier than usual because of the 2-Hour CEU class and will be held at the Community Center located 721 West New England Avenue.
Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance
Introduction of Guests
Presenter: Laws and Rules (ceu class)
Approval of Minutes
**Immediately following the BOAF Chapter meeting on November 12th, the Orange County Building Officials will meet at Winter Park City Hall.**
November: Laws & Rules (meeting at farmers market)
December: Membership Appreciation Breakfast
January: Accesibility (meeting at famers market)
NOTE: Programs are worth 2 CEU's, no charge for members and a $5.00 charge for non-members.
October 8, 2014 Program: Ethics in Construction presented by Tom Dalton --1 ceu core class
August 13, 2014 Program: Mark Zehnal, CPRC, FRSA Mark@floridaroof.com This course gave assistance with navigating through and locating important information found in Florida Product Approvals and how to read and understand them. It also taught how to locate, read and understand NOAs and the difference between NOAs and Florida Product Approvals. Attendees also learned about permitting and the use of Florida Product Approvals and NOAs.
July 9, 2014 Program: Stephen Barkaszi, PE, Program Director, PV System Test and Certification Dept., Florida Solar Energy Center. Stephen spoke on FSEC certifications required before building or sub permits can be issued. firstname.lastname@example.org
June 2014-BOAF Conference
May 14, 2014 Program: Dan Homblette, Environmental Program Supervisor, OC EPD presented “National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit program” Contact: Dan Homblette email@example.com
April 9, 2014 Program: Jim Heise, Public Affairs & Code Specialist, PGT Industries presented “Water Infiltration” 1 hour CILB CEU Contact: Jim Heise JHeise@pgtindustries.com
March 12, 2014 Program: Bemmie Eustace of Interplan presented a one hour program on accessibility. Contact: BEustace@interplanllc.com
February 12, 2014 Program: Arlene Stewart of AZS Consulting presented a class on the Energy Code good for 2 hours of CEUs. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
January 8, 2014 Program: Mike Tannous of Mike Tannous Engineering presented a class on soil stabilization and what building departments should know.Contact: Mike@miketannousengineering.com
December 11, 2013 Program: Bill Braken, Mike Rimoldi, and Drew Glasbrenner of Bracken Engineering presented on sinkholes for 2 hours of CEUs for BCAIB licensees. Contact: email@example.com Website: http://brackenengineering.com
November 13, 2013 Program: "Commercial Backup Generator systems--what's important for building departments to watch for" presented by Dan Chisolm, MGI Consulting. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
October 9, 2013 Program: Creating and Validating Electronic Signatures" presented by John O'Connor Contact: email@example.com
September 11, 2013 Program: Truss Bracing presented by Bill Krick, PE, of ITW Building Components. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
August 14, 2013 Program: Exterior HVAC Equipment and Wind Resistance presented by Ray Manucy of Manucy and Associates Contact: email@example.com
July 10, 2013 Program: G. Michael Starks of Titen America 2-hour CEU class "Stucco 101- Water Resistant Systems" Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
June 12, 2013 1st program: Jeffery Small of GE Energy presented "Arc Fault Safety" 2nd Program: Chris Little of ClarkDietrich presented "Metal Lath & Accessories, reflecting on ASTM C-1063"
May 8, 2013-- Heinz Rosen P.E. presented "Certifications and Nationally Recognized Test Labs" Contact: email@example.com
April 10, 2013--Brian Meikle, of Unversal Engineering Sciences presented "Maturity Method for Concrete Testing". Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
March--no program due to annual picnic in Ocoee.
February 13, 2013--Sam Green P.E. with Simpson Strong-Tie presented a program on adhesive anchors. Contact: email@example.com
January 9, 2013-- No program. Conducted business.
December 12, 2012,--Mike Petty of Icynene Foam and Taylor Foam Insulation
November 14, 2012 --No program
October 10, 2012--Leonard G. Wood presented a program on wind exposure categories in the 2010 FBC. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
CALENDAR AT A GLANCE
Wednesday- November 5th ICC, Lake Mary Office: 6 CEU Hours Click Here to register
Wednesday- November 12th *8am Winter Park: Laws & Rules 2 CORE CEU hours
November 7-8 Masonry workshop -Orlando Click Here to register
Thursday - November 27th Thanksgiving
Friday - December 5th - Board of Directors meeting at BOAF office in Lake Mary
Friday- December 5th Golf Tournament Mt. Dora (See registration link below)
Wednesday- December 10th Members Appreciation Breakfast - Winter Park Click Here to Register
We extend our condolences and prayers to the family of Avens Liles. Avens and Alice have been regulars at our chapter training events for several years assisting with registrations, sign-ins, and proctoring on class days.
Avens Farrell Liles, 79, of Kissimmee, passed away on September 24, 2014. He was born on July 5, 1935 to Daniel 'Bo' and Katie Lou (Barnes) Liles in Ocala, FL. He served in the U.S. Air Force before attending the University of Florida earning a Bachelors Degree in Architecture. He and his wife ran Liles Architecture and Interior Design in Ocala. He also served as Vice President of Engineering at National Industries. Later, he was the Building Official for the City of St. Cloud. He had a Private Pilots license and enjoyed flying small engine planes. He also enjoyed surfing the Internet and sharing all sorts of interesting information with his family. He was an active member of the Central Florida Chapter of BOAF (Building Officials Association of Florida) and The Azalea Park United Methodist Church. Along with his loving wife of 54 years Alice Rae, he is survived by his two daughters and their husbands, Adina and Cory Wilson and Azora and Brad Norris. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Annika Norris and Wesley Norris, along with numerous nieces and nephews.
2014 Bill Neese/Bill Tange/Ralph Jones Golf Tournament
December 5, 2014
Mount Dora Country Club
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.
October 8, 2014 Chapter Meeting
Chapter meeting this month was well attened with around 40 present for the CEU class.
Tom Dalton presented an excellent class on "Ethics in Construction"
During the October 8th monthly meeting past President Mike Rickabaugh was presented with a gift of appreciation for initiating the charity fundraiser for the Wounded Warriors Project during his tenture as president 2012-2013.
The 2013 Bill Neese/ Bill Tangye/ Ralph Jones Golf Tournament was December 6th. Pictures have been posted under the Events and Photos tab for 2013 Golf Tournament or click HERE.
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
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.
Past Programs (Continued from column one)
September 12, 2012---Donny Pittman presented a program on changes in the 2010 FBC-Mechanical Code. email@example.com
August 8, 2012 --Andrew Viars and Steven Mihailoff of Simpson Strong-Tie presented a program on new innovations in Simpson Strong-Tie connectors. Contacts: Aviars@strongtie.com; firstname.lastname@example.org
July 11, 2012 --Chris Birchfield of Global Fireproof Solutions Inc. presented --"The New Generation of Passive Fire Resistance Protection." Contact: Chris@gloabalfire.co
June 13, 2012--Bill Krick presented a non-ceu class on wind changes in ASCE 7-10. Contact: email@example.com
May 9, 2012 --Judith Hecker of the Department of Health presented a program on HB1263 that went into effect on April 27th giving full responsibility for plan review of commercial pools to buidling departments. The Department of Health is now responsible only for issuing permits to operate these pools. Contact: Judith_Hecker@doh.state.fl.us
April 2012 -- Bemmie Eustace -- differences in the 2010 Florida Building Code --Accessibility compared to 2007 FBC Chapter 11 firstname.lastname@example.org
March 2012 -- Tom Allen presented a program on significant changes in the 2010 Florida Building Code.
February 2012 -- John Preister of the Department of Motor Vehicles. Presentation on set-up and tie-down of mobile homes.
January 2012 --Michael Lingerfelt of Lingerfelt International on Post-Disaster Safety Assessment. Contact mlingerfelt@Lingerfelt-Int.com
December 2011 --Jennifer Hatfield Jennifer Hatfield, FSPA Government Relations Consultant – 2010 Swimming Pool and Spa Code Update Contact: mailto:Jennifer@floridapoolpro.com
November 2011 --Preventing Moisture Penetrations in Masonry Construction. Presented by Jim Gulde. (Contact: Jim@masonryinfo.com)
October 2011 -- 1ST HOUR: Chris Little and Jeff Sterner presented Metal Lath and accessories with AMICO. 2ND HOUR: Tom Allen presented 1 hour CEU training on ETHICS.
September 2011 --Allen Johnson unveiled the new Central Florida BOAF website
August 2011 --New FBC Changes and Wind Zones
July 2011 --Hilte Firestop Systems presented by Chris Crosby. (Contact: Christopher.email@example.com) We also had special guest Mike Lingerfelt of Lingerfelt International (Disaster safety assessments program. Contact mlingerfelt@Lingerfelt-Int.com ) and Timothy McGrath of DBPR (unlicensed contractor activity. Contact: Timothy.McGrath@dbpr.state.fl.us)
Typical Chapter Meeting Schedule