The Southwest Washington Chapter
of the International Code Council (SWW Chapter of ICC) is
dedicated to promoting education, training, knowledge and the sharing of
information relating to the administration and application of building
codes and related specialty codes in the greater Southwest Washington
SWW Chapter ICC serves
jurisdictional members, affiliates, designers, architects, engineers and
the construction industry at large. The SWW Chapter of ICC Annual Fall
Seminar held each year features course offerings on the latest code
changes and other relevant topics including green construction and
An active Chapter Education
Committee provides continual and ongoing support to the education
mission. Training opportunities offered during the year include special
inspection certification training classes, code updates and other timely
Technical Advisory Committee (TAG) meets monthly to devise, edit,
discuss and approve illustrative code construction details for the
promotion of code enforcement uniformity and consistency throughout the
region (see “Details”, this page).
2014 Skills USA Regional Carpentry Competition held on Friday February 21, 2014. The completion tested the students demonstrated their math and layout skills. The students were given a written test and then required to demonstrate their ability to lay out a common rafter and stair stringer and then frame a wall section. Lou Malattia Lead Plans Examiner with Clark County and Larry LaDuke inspector with the City of Battle Ground represented the Southwest Washington Chapter of ICC as Judges for this event. The event was highly competitive and the students demonstrated a high degree of skill and knowledge.
The Chapter supports the Skill Center in various ways and regularly makes a contribution towards student scholarships.
The installation of officers for 2014 from left to right: Lou Malattia: President, Webb Wilbanks: Vice-President, Michelle Wall: Treasurer, Kent Hegsted: Secretary, and Dave Johnson: Past President.