– Larry Horvath, Director, Bureau of Community and Health Systems
Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA)
– Aaron Nance, Technology Services Supervisor – www.co.kern.ca.us
Kern County Planning Department, Kern County, California
– Charles “Russ” Russell, CBO, Vice President, VCA Code – www.vcacode.com
VCA Code is a California-based consulting company that has been offering plan check, inspection and green building compliance services to city and county permit agencies for 35 years. Russ is President of the ICC Orange Empire Chapter and serves on the Green Building Code Committee and the Fire Life Safety Committee.
– Mark Abbott, Building Official, CTO, Charles Abbott Associates, Inc. – www.caa1984.com
CAA, located in Orange County, CA, provides plan check services to more than 40 municipalities nationwide, providing building and safety services, management studies, code adoption services, as well as electronic data processing of building safety records. CAA was launched in 1984.
– Mo Mansouri, President of Kelar Pacific, LLC -www.kelarpacific.com
For thirty years, Kelar Pacific has focused on providing complete project solutions to customers, from pre-development to redevelopment. Kelar Pacific endeavors to provide outstanding, personalized customer service.The team specializes in project solutions specific to Building Information Modeling (BIM), Cloud computing services, Project Management consulting and Computer Aided Design (CAD). Kelar Pacific takes pride in staying on the cutting edge of technology and innovation, making them a valuable partner for AEC projects.
– Steve Hooper, P.E., Henrikson Owen & Associates – www.henriksonowen.com
Henrikson Owen & Associates is a mechanical, electrical, plumbing commissioning and energy engineering company that provides a full range of engineering services from studies and design to permitting and construction assistance. Specializing in energy, mechanical, plumbing and electrical engineering and commissioning services, Henrikson Owen & Associates has been providing comprehensive energy and building design services for nearly 30 years. Projects involve new construction, design-build, modernization, remodel, rehabilitation, ADA compliance, seismic and structural, commissioning, fire, life & safety compliance, safety & technology upgrades and air conditioning upgrades.