AAMA Hires Southeast Region Codes Consultant
September 10, 2010
The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) announced that Dwight Wilkes will be working as its consultant on codes issues pertaining to the Southeast Region of the United States.
As a part of this consultant role, Wilkes will utilize his existing relationships with key staff and officials in the Florida Building Commission, and Southeast region state and local building and energy code organizations to help keep AAMA's members informed about code changes affecting this region. He will analyze the effects of proposed state code changes in order to determine the impact on the industry, specifically on the business and products of AAMA member companies.
"We're proud to have Dwight managing our Southeast Region code activities and building on the long history of achievements and timely communications we've already established," says Rich Walker, AAMA president and chief executive officer. "His years of experience and extensive knowledge of the building industry, specifically issues affecting the Southeastern U.S., will serve as a considerable asset to our association and to our members."
Wilkes is a former building official in St. John's County, Fla., and comes to this consulting role with extensive experience as a plans examiner as well.
Wilkes will additionally advocate recommended Southeast Region code change proposals and public comments within the appropriate state code arenas as well as reporting the results of code hearings to both AAMA regional and national members.
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