Southern Nevada ICC News
" Education is Our Future !"

December 31, 2018

In This Issue
SN-ICC Membership Year Ends Today; Please Renew for 2019

The Chapter's membership year ends at midnight, Monday, December 31. The 2019 membership year begins on January 1.

The Chapter thanks our many members who have already renewed their membership for 2019. If you joined the Chapter on October 1 or thereafter, you don't have to renew your membership; you are already a member for 2019.

If you need an invoice to renew your membership, please contact SN-ICC Executive Director Monica Caruso at snicc.org@gmail.com and she will supply you with an invoice.

Annual dues are $50 for Government and Industry Associate Members; $10 for Student Members who are enrolled in an accredited educational institution; and $0 for Retired and Honorary Members.



Get Involved! 
Join a Committee

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SN-ICC members can maximize the effectiveness of their membership by joining a chapter committee.

Committees include Code Development, Education, EduCode Public Outreach, Communications and Membership.

To learn more about the committees, contact SN-ICC Executive Director Monica Caruso at snicc.org@gmail.com or sign up at the next chapter meeting.

"Our volunteers are the heart of our association," said SN-ICC President Sam Palmer.  " Please help the chapter meet its mission and goals by signing up at the next chapter meeting to join one of our committees."

SN-ICC Jobs Page



The State of Nevada Public Works Division has openings for a deputy administrator, a building inspector 3/plans examiner and project manager II/mechanical engineer.


Do you have a job opening for a building industry professional at your company or office?

Are you looking for qualified candidates in the industry? You can post your job openings on the SN-ICC website's Jobs page.

Contact SN-ICC Executive Director Monica Caruso at snicc.org@gmail.com for more information.


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Do you have news of interest to SN-ICC members?

Please send your news to SN-ICC Executive Director Monica Caruso at snicc.org@gmail.com, for consideration.


SN-ICC Board of Directors
 
Sam Palmer, P.E., C.B.O.
Clark County
President
 
Terry Kozlowski
City of North Las Vegas
1st Vice President
 
James Gerren, P.E., C.B.O.
Clark County
2nd Vice President
 
Kevin McOsker, P.E., C.B.O.
City of Las Vegas
Secretary/Treasurer
 
Christa Bilbrey
KB Home
Director At Large
 
Michael R. Gentille, C.B.O.
PCNA Group
Director at Large
 
Majid Pakniat, P.E.
City of Henderson
Past President
 
Staff  
 
Alan R. Ellis, M.B.A., C.B.O.
EduCode Director
 
Monica Caruso
Executive Director 
 
 
 
Pictured are some of the 50-plus toys that members donated at the December Chapter Meeting for the Marine Toys for Tots campaign.
 
SN-ICC MEMBERS DONATE TO TOYS FOR TOTS  
 
The Chapter thanks our members who generously supported the Marine Toys For Tots toy drive to benefit children in our community.
 
Members donated more than 50 new, unwrapped toys, plus $560 in cash and checks, at the December Chapter Meeting.  
 
The toys were dropped off after the meeting at Gaudin Ford, one of the Marine Toys for Tots drop-off locations. Checks were mailed to the local Marine Toys For Tots campaign office.
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Sam Palmer delivered a PowerPoint presentation at the December Chapter Meeting to review the Chapter's events, activities and accomplishments this year.  
 
PRESIDENT PRESENTS YEAR-END REPORT  
     
The Chapter's many events, activities and accomplishments were the subject of the December Chapter Meeting.  
 
President Sam Palmer delivered a 35-slide PowerPoint presentation that highlighted the areas of education, the EduCode conference and expo, public outreach, special events, monthly Chapter Meetings, communications, membership, code development and the ICC ABM.  
 
Palmer thanked the members for their support this year and urged them to stay involved in 2019, especially with the EduCode conference and expo in March and the ICC ABM coming to the Rio Hotel Conference Center in October.  
 
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Angel Park Golf Club on Rampart Boulevard 
   
RSVP FOR INSTALLATION, AWARDS BANQUET

Please don't delay registering to attend the Chapter's Installation and Awards Banquet scheduled for the evening of Saturday, January 26 at the Angel Park Golf Club on Rampart Boulevard, south of the Summerlin Parkway.
 
Seating is limited to 130 persons and we anticipate the seats will sell out by early to mid-January, so please RSVP now if you haven't already registered. 
 

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COLLEGE TO OFFER CODE CLASSES    
 
The College of Southern Nevada will offer 11 classes on codes and related construction topics, beginning on January 22.
 
The classes are:
 
- CONS 111B 5201 Commercial Building Codes (IBC)
- CONS 113B 5201 Residential Codes (IRC)  
- CONS 120B 5201 Const Plans and Specification  
- CONS 120B 5202 Const Plans and Specification  
- CONS 185B 5201 Lean Construction  
- CONS 198B 5201 Special Topics  
- CONS 198B 5202 Special Topics  
- CONS 282B 5201 Construction Law  
- CONS 286B 5201 Const Management Analysis  
- CONS 288B 1001 Quality Control Construct Waste  
- CONS 299B 5201 Construction Capstone Course  
 
For additional information about these classes, visit the college's website, www.csn.edu, or contact
CSN Professor of Construction Management Doug Nelson at Doug.Nelson@csn.edu.    
 
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SN-ICC EduCode Director Al Ellis, 1st Vice President Terry Kozlowski of the City of North Las Vegas and Chapter Executive Director Monica Caruso are pictured at the recent IAPMO Trade Show at the Palace Station.  
   
SN-ICC PARTICIPATES IN IAPMO TRADE SHOW  
 
The Chapter was pleased to participate in the recent annual trade show of the Southern Nevada Chapter of the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials.  
 
The SN-ICC table was staffed by EduCode Director Al Ellis, 1st Vice President Terry Kozlowski of the City of North Las Vegas and Executive Director Monica Caruso. The table included information about the EduCode conference and expo in March and SN-ICC membership.

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2019 EDUCODE SALES WELL UNDER WAY 
 
Registration and booth sales for the 2019 EduCode International conference and expo are well under way.    
 
Educode 2019 is scheduled for March 11-15 at the Orleans Hotel and Casino Conference Center.
 
Participants can register online or by mailing a completed Registration Form available at the educode.us website.
 
Register by February 4 for the best pricing and course selection. Also, a discounted group rate for rooms at the Orleans Hotel and Casino will be offered until February 6.
 
 
If you are interested in booth space, contact EduCode Director Alan Ellis at aellis.educode@gmail.com. 

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HOLIDAY SPIRIT FILLS CODE DEPARTMENTS

Pictured is the award-winning holiday scene at the City of Las Vegas Building & Safety Department. 
 
The City of Henderson's Building and Fire Safety Division captured attention with this creative display of ginger bread houses, one of which featured numerous "code violations." 
 
Henderson's "Inspector Scrooge" found numerous code violations at the dilapidated ginger bread house on display.

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MEMBER NEWS 

The Chapter's members have elected Arben Dema to serve as 2nd vice president on the board of directors in 2019. That puts Dema in the line of succession to serve as Chapter president in 2021. Dema is assistant manager of inspection services for the City of Henderson's Building and Fire Safety Division. He is an active Chapter member and has volunteered his services at the EduCode conferences and the Installation and Awards Banquets.  
 
Allen Becker, a combination plans examiner for the City of Henderson's Building and Fire Safety Division, has been elected a district director on the 2019 board of directors of the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials. Becker is a past president and board member of the Southern Nevada Chapter of IAPMO.  

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CODE CORNER 
A Special Feature of the SN-ICC Communications Committee  

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