Code Council Foundation Seeks Silent Defenders
The International Code Council Foundation is accepting nominations
for its 2007 Silent Defender Awards. The program recognizes individuals
and organizations that perform extraordinary acts that demonstrate
a commitment to the Foundation's mission of building stronger and
safer communities around the world. Past award recipients include
a 92-year-old fire marshal, an international building safety advocate
and several members of Congress. Through the Silent Defender Award,
the Foundation seeks to honor and publicize the exemplary actions
taken to improve public safety, health and welfare.
The Foundation Award Committee is looking for individuals and organizations
that have made a difference in the lives of people through improving
building safety and fire prevention. Nominees should have high ethical
standards and lend themselves to the dignity and credibility of
They can play a role in building safety and fire prevention through
a variety of means. They may take an active role in building-related
public policy issues, advance safety in the built environment, support
the application of stronger building codes or take creative and
innovative approaches to encourage safer communities.
If you know an individual or organization who has improved the lives
of others through building safety and fire prevention, help give
them the recognition they deserve. Nominate them for the Silent
Defender Award. Tell us in 150 words or less the details of the
nominee's acts and include a brief biography of the nominee along
with the person's contact information. Nominations are accepted
by e-mail, mail or fax until October 16, 2006. E-mail your nomination
to email@example.com; mail them to Silent Defender Awards Program,
Attention: Paul Myers, President, International Code Council Foundation,
P.O. Box 11335, Cincinnati, Ohio, 45311; or fax them to 513-574-2159.
for more information.
Winners will be announced during Building Safety Week 2007, May
6-12, at the International Code Council Foundation's Annual Dinner
in Washington, D.C.