The meetings and seminars have been postponed due to the on-going COVID-19 concerns. Updated dates and any location change will be posted here as soon as they are available.
The Spring, 2020 will be held March 25th through 27th at the Quality Inn & Suites in Jamestown, ND. A block of rooms has been reserved so be sure to mention you’re attending the NDBOA sessions. The schedule is as follows. Download the full details for class information and your registration form today! If you haven’t yet paid your dues,
Wednesday, March 25th
- 1:00 pm – Executive Board Meeting
- 3:00 pm – General Business Meeting
Thursday, March 26th
- Significant changes to A117.1
Friday, March 27th
The NDBOA Fall, 2019 business meetings and seminars will be held at the Roughrider Center in Watford City, ND, from September 11th through the 13th. A block of rooms has been reserved at the Little Missouri Inn and Suites. The schedule is as follows. Download the full details for class information and your registration form today!
Wednesday, September 11th
- 2:00 pm – Executive Board Meeting
- 3:00 pm – General Business Meeting
Thursday, September 12th
- 2018 IBC Care Facilities Provisions
Friday, September 13th (two half-day classes)
- 2018 IBC Use of Fire Sprinkler and Alarm Systems
- 2018 IBC Mixed Occupancies
The Spring, 2019 NDBOA meetings and continuous education will be held March 27th-29th at the Ramada Inn & Conference Center in Grand Forks. A block of rooms has been set aside through March 1st.
John Gibson will be the instructor for both days of classes. You can find specifics and registration information in the files below. The schedule will be as follows:
Wednesday, March 27th
1PM – Executive Meeting
3PM – General Business Meeting
Thursday, March 28th
2018 IEBC Overview
Friday, March 29th
2018 IBC Performing Nonstructural Plan Reviews
Spring 2019 Seminar Info
Spring 2019 Registration Form
The NDBOA awarded a $1,000 scholarship to Kalie Gudmestad, a freshman at the North Dakota State College of Science in Wahpeton. Details, and a look at Todd Johsnon making the presentation, can be found on the Wahpeton Daily News site. Congrats, Kalie!
The NDBOA Fall, 2018 seminar will be held September 19th-21st at the Sleep Inn & Suites in Minot. The Executive Board and General Business Meetings will be held the afternoon of Wednesday, the 19th, and continuing education offered that Thursday and Friday. Lunch is included for both education days. The courses offered are as follows:
Description: 2018 IBC Significant Changes
Instructor: Doug Thornburg
Description: 2018 IRC Significant Changes
Instructor: Steve Van Note
Full details and registration information:
NDBOA Training Fall 2018
NDBOA Fall 2018 Registration
NDBOA is offering two matching scholarships to members who have been awarded a Code of Honor Scholarship to attend the ICC’s Annual Conference in Richmond, VA this October. For more details and to apply, download the ABM Scholarship Application. The deadline to apply is July 31, 2018. You may apply for the Code of Honor Scholarships from May 28-August 10, 2018.
The NDBOA is offering two scholarships worth $1,000 each to college-bound high school seniors heading into the construction trades, architecture, or engineering. Download the 2018 Scholarship Application and instructions for more details.
The Spring, 2018 meeting will be held March 21st-23rd at the Quality Inn and Conference Center (formerly the Comfort Inn) in Bismarck. The Executive Board and General Membership meetings will be held at 1:00pm and 3:00pm on the 21st.
Spring 2018 Registration
Thursday, March 22nd – 2015 IBC Means of Egress
This seminar addresses numerous provisions in the 2015 IBC where the code contains requirements pertaining to establishing a means of egress in buildings. Attendees will be presented with specific problems related to means of egress and asked to solve each case study. The course is intended to help plan reviewers to determine compliance with the IBC.
Friday, March 23rd – 2015 Residential Deck Construction and 2015 Inspector Skills
This half?day seminar introduces basic design and construction methods for single?story residential wood decks. The vertical and lateral load paths of conventional residential decks are now addressed in the 2015 International Residential Code.
Developed specifically for construction inspectors in all disciplines, the topics covered are equally important to all employees of public service agencies, including permit technicians, plan reviewers, managers, building officials, and fire code officials.
The instructor both days is Alex “Cash” Olszowy. ICC Continuing Education Credits are available both days and all courses include workbooks. Class runs from 8AM-4PM and lunch is provided both days.
NDBOA’s new officers were sworn in at the recent meetings in Dickinson, ND. Christine Rose of Fargo is the new Past President while Shawn Ouradnik of Mandan is the new President. Lucas Olson of Fargo was sworn in as the Vice President and Todd Johnson of Wahpeton is the new Secretary/Treasurer.
The Fall, 2017 meeting will be held October 18th-20th at the Ramada Grand Dakota Hotel & Conference Center in Dickinson. The Executive Board and General Membership meetings will be held at 1:00 and 3:00 on the 18th.
Fall 2017 Registration Form
Thursday, October 19th – 2015 IBC Use of Fire & Smoke Separations
This class will go over when and where firewalls are required and what the difference is between firewalls, fire barriers and fire partitions. Also covered are smoke barriers and smoke partitions along with penetrations and opening protection.
Friday, October 20th – 2015 IBC Accessibility & Usability for Commercial Buildings
This seminar focuses on the minimum requirements for new or existing construction of accessible commercial facilities for compliance with the 2015IBC and ICC A117.1-2009 Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities. It addresses the design, plan review and inspection of commercial buildings to ensure that people with physical impairments, visual impairments and hearing impairments can use the facilities.
The instructor for both classes is Doug Thornburg. ICC Continuing Education Credits are available both days, includes workbooks. Class runs from 8AM-4PM and lunch is provided both days.