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News and happenings from the North Dakota Building Officials’ Association.

New Officers Sworn In

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.

Spring, 2017 Meeting and Education Details

The spring gathering for 2017 will be held March 22-24, 2017 at the Baymont Inn and Suites in Fargo.  The Executive Board and General Membership Meetings will be held on the 22nd.

Thursday, March 23rd, features not only a class on the 2015 IFC and IBC fire protection systems provisions but that evening there will be a reception for the NDBOA building officials that retired in the previous year.

Friday will focus on the legal aspects of code administration.  Lunch will be provided both days.  Details and the registration form are attached below.

Spring 2017 Seminar Info
Spring 2017 Registration

Fall, 2016 Meeting and Seminar Details

The Fall, 2016 NDBOA meetings will be held September 14-16th at the Ramada Inn in Grand Forks. The schedule will be as follows:

Wednesday September 14th, 2016
1:00 p.m. – Executive Board Meeting
3:00 p.m. – General Business Meeting

Thursday September 15th, 2016
2015 IMC Design, Installation, and Inspection Principles

Friday September 16th, 2016
2015 IFGC Design, Installation, and Inspection Principles

You can find details and the registration form below:
Fall 2016 Seminar Info
Fall 2016 Seminar Registration

NDBOA Awards Scholarships

As part of the NDBOA’s commitment to fostering a robust and knowledgeable building trade in North Dakota, they awarded their first scholarships for high school students going into a building-related field of study. Haley Hugelen and Garrett Goldader were each awarded a $1,000 scholarship in May, 2015.
Bjornson, Hugelen, and Taralson

New Slate of NDBOA Officers Elected

2013-2014 NDBOA OfficersThe 2013 Annual Meeting of the North Dakota Building Officials Association featured the election of the new slate of officers.  Pictured here are, from left, Bruce Taralson of Fargo, retiring Past President; Todd Johnson of Wahpeton, the new Past President; Christine Rose of Fargo, President; Steve Johnson of Grand Forks, Vice President; and Shawn Oradnik of Bismarck, Secretary-Treasurer.  Others elected to the Board of Directors were Darrael Zaback, at-large representative; Doug Lalim, southwest representative; and Scott Boura, northeast representative.  The three-day conference was held in Bismarck.  The membership meeting included planning for the spring training event April 2-4, 2014 in Grand Forks and the next Annual Meeting in Fargo on September 10-12, 2014.