Committees

IIBEC committees recommend policy to the Board of Directors.

These member-powered groups offer opportunities for individuals to actively  shape the direction of the association and its involvement within the building enclosure industry. Get involved. Discover a place with one of IIBEC’s many committees below.

If you are interested in joining an IIBEC Committee, please fill out the form below and we will contact you with more information.

 

Advocacy

Mission: The Advocacy Committee’s charge is to champion the public policy interests of IIBEC consultant members in the building enclosure industry.

Responsibilities: The Advocacy Committee shall provide input to IIBEC’s strategy on advocacy, including: Industry Leadership: Promote holistic, responsible practices that benefit clients. 

IIBEC Staff Liaison
John Boling
jboling@iibec.org

Committee Chair
Thomas M. Gernetzke, F-IIBEC, RBEC, RRC, RWC, REWC

Subcommittees/Task Forces of Advocacy Committee:

  1. Canadian sub-committee:

    Chair: Doug Fishburn

  2. State and Local advocacy sub-committee:

    Chair: Jesse Torres

  3. Policy Development sub-committee:

    Chair: Thomas Gernetzke

Annual Convention

Mission: The mission of the Annual Convention Committee is to oversee the development of the annual convention educational program and recommend association policy to the IIBEC Board of Directors on matters related to the association’s annual convention.

Responsibilities: Members shall help to actively solicit and evaluate papers from notable presenters for the Annual Convention. Continue to expand the educational offerings in roofing, waterproofing, exterior wall, and building commissioning. Select educational sessions for the Annual Convention to be presented. Cross-reference programs with the Building Enclosure Symposia. Assist with identifying new exhibitors to better represent all areas of roofing, waterproofing, exterior wall, and building commissioning.

IIBEC Staff Liaison
Karen McElroy
kmcelroy@iibec.org

Kristen Kennedy
kkennedy@iibec.org

Committee Chair
Amy M. Peevey, RRO, REWC, PE CDT

Subcommittees of Annual Convention Committee:

  1. Document Competition sub-committee:

    Chair: Jeremy J. Bridwell, RRC, REWC, PE

Building Enclosure Symposium

This group serves to direct program development for the association’s annual Symposium on Building Enclosure Technology.

Mission: The mission of the Building Enclosure Symposium Committee is to oversee the development of the symposium educational program and recommend association policy to the IIBEC Board of Directors on matters related to the association’s symposium. 

Responsibilities: Members shall help to actively solicit and evaluate papers from notable presenters for the Building Enclosure Symposium. Continue to expand the educational offerings in roofing, waterproofing, exterior wall and building commissioning. Select educational sessions for the Symposium. Cross reference programs with the Annual Convention. Assist with the expansion of exhibitors for the Building Enclosure Symposium. 

IIBEC Staff Liaison
Karen McElroy
kmcelroy@iibec.org

Kristen Kennedy
kkennedy@iibec.org

Committee Chair
Jared B. Lawrence, AIA, CDT

Bylaws

The Bylaws Committee recommends IIBEC policy to the Board of Directors for matters relating to the association’s bylaws.

Mission: Committee recommends to the IIBEC Board of Directors association policy on matters relating to the association’s bylaws. Maintain model bylaws for use and adaptation of IIBEC Chapters. 

Responsibilities: The Bylaws/Governing Documents Committee shall provide oversight for proposed amendments to IIBEC’s governing documents and provide counsel to the Board of Directors on issues related to the governing documents. 

IIBEC Staff Liaison
Brian T. Pallasch, CAE
bpallasch@iibec.org

Committee Chair
Marc A. Caputo, RRC

Canadian Building Enclosure Symposium

This group serves to direct program development for the association’s annual Symposium on Building Enclosure Technology in Canada.

Mission: The mission of the Building Enclosure Symposium Committee is to oversee the development of the symposium educational program and recommend association policy to the IIBEC Board of Directors on matters related to the association’s symposium. 

Responsibilities: Members shall help to actively solicit and evaluate papers from notable presenters for the conference. Continue to expand the educational offerings in roofing, waterproofing, exterior wall, and building commissioning. Select educational sessions for the conference. Cross-reference programs with the Building Enclosure Symposium – US and the Annual Convention. Assist with the expansion of exhibitors at the Building Enclosure Symposium – Canada. 

IIBEC Staff Liaison
Karen McElroy
kmcelroy@iibec.org

Kristen Kennedy
kkennedy@iibec.org

Committee Chair
Stephanie M. Robinson, P.Eng, B.A.Sc.

Chapter Development

The Chapter Development Committee recommends policy, structure, and guidelines for the development of Chapters within IIBEC.

Mission: To facilitate IIBEC Chapter success through the creation and maintenance of chapter leadership resources. 

Responsibilities: The Chapter Development Committee is charged with creating and maintaining leadership resources to aid in the success of existing IIBEC Chapters. 

IIBEC Staff Liaison
Tara Cottle
tcottle@iibec.org

Committee Chair
Steven C. Drennan

Codes and Standards

Mission: To lead and advocate the building enclosure industry’s contribution to developing a safe and sustainable built environment through cooperation with and influence over other organizations in the development, preparation, and adoption of codes and standards. 

Responsibilities: The CSC shall provide input to IIBEC’s strategy on participation in various code and standards-development activities, maintain and prioritize a list of relevant building enclosure issues to be addressed by IIBEC staff and members during code- and standards-development activities, and delegate responsibility for participation with other organizations to IIBEC members, as needed. 

IIBEC Staff Liaison
Emily Lorenz
elorenz@iibec.org

Committee Chair
David R. Hawn, F-IIBEC, RRC, CEM

Education

The Education Committee recommends to the Board of Directors policy on matters related to the Institute’s educational programs. The Committee assesses need and participates in the development of educational programs for IIBEC members and the roofing, waterproofing, and building enclosure industries at large.

Mission: Recommend to the Board of Directors policy on matters related to IIBEC’s educational programs. The Committee shall assess the need and participate in the development of educational programs on roofing, waterproofing, exterior walls, and building commissioning. 

Responsibilities: 

  1. Assist the Board of Directors and IIBEC Staff on identifying and developing educational courses for IIBEC members and non-members.
    1. Improve the balance of educational offerings and topics related to roofing, waterproofing, exterior walls, and building commissioning.
    2. Continually examine the in-person and online courses currently being offered and develop a roadmap for filling gaps in programming.
  2.  Increase the ability to access and receive IIBEC education. i. Offer more educational opportunities in an online format via live-stream, webinars, and online modules. 
  3. Recruit and increase the pool of qualified educators.
    1. Assist with recruitment efforts and assist with train-the-trainer held annually. 

IIBEC Staff Liaison
Kristen Kennedy
kkennedy@iibec.org

Committee Chair
Jennifer Keegan, AIA

Emerging Professionals

The IIBEC Emerging Professionals Committee shall recommend to the IIBEC Board of Directors programs and services for members within ten years of professional licensure or IIBEC registration and all professional members under 40 years of age regardless of professional licensure or registration status.

Mission: The IIBEC Emerging Professionals Committee shall recommend to the IIBEC Board of Directors programs and services for members within ten years of entering the roofing, waterproofing, exterior wall and building commissioning consulting profession or collegiate students in a field of study related to architectural, engineering, or construction science. 

Responsibilities: The committee shall provide a forum for emerging professional members interested in career advancement through networking, continuing education, and leadership. The committee will also assist with identifying potential future leaders of IIBEC and ensuring the needs and interests of emerging professionals are being addressed and met. 

IIBEC Staff Liaison
Alec Jeffries
ajeffries@iibec.org

Committee Chair
Jordan E. Crump, RRO, REWO

Ethics

The Ethics Committee recommends IIBEC policy to the Board of Directors for matters relating to the Code of Ethics. The Committee also maintains the Code of Ethics and oversees its application to the members of IIBEC.

Mission: The Committee shall also maintain the IIBEC Code of Ethics and interpret its application to the members of IIBEC, as required by the Board of Directors. 

Responsibilities: The Ethics Committee conducts the initial review of all complaints filed with IIBEC alleging a violation of the IIBEC Code of Ethics. This review will be conducted in strict accordance to the IIBEC Ethics Administrative Procedures that have been developed for the committee’s use and approved by the Board of Directors. Recommend to the Board of Directors IIBEC policy on matters relating to the IIBEC Code of Ethics. 

IIBEC Staff Liaison
Melany Rizzo
mrizzo@iibec.org

Brian T. Pallasch, CAE
bpallasch@iibec.org

Committee Chair
Matthew Durrett, RRO

IIBEC Interface Editorial Board

Mission: The goal of IIBEC Interface is to connect the elements of the building enclosure industry by educating and informing its readers about related topics, establishing a common ground for discussion, promoting IIBEC programs, and reaching out to the industry at large. The IIBEC Interface Editorial Board is meant to assist in coordinating the publication of IIBEC Interface by reviewing, soliciting, and procuring articles and information for inclusion in the journal. It shall also recommend editorial policy to the IIBEC Board of Directors when appropriate.

Responsibilities: Members shall help to forecast a rolling roster of themes 12 to 18 months out and assist the executive editor in populating each issue by recommending and soliciting potential authors for articles. Members shall review articles sent to them by the executive editor based on the deadlines provided. The chair of the committee shall review each issue prior to publication, based on the deadlines provided by the executive editor. Members shall recommend editorial policy deemed to enhance the journal’s effectiveness and reputation.

IIBEC Staff Liaison
Christian Hamaker
chamaker@iibec.org

Committee Chair
John C. Wylie, PE, REWC, RRC, RRO

Industry Liaison

Mission: Provide industry, facility management, and associate members a forum to enhance the body of knowledge and provide input to IIBEC regarding trends, issues, and concerns in the building enclosure industry.

Responsibilities: The Industry Liaison Committee shall serve in an advisory capacity to the Board of Directors and Executive Committee.

IIBEC Staff Liaison

Brian T. Pallasch, CAE
bpallasch@iibec.org

Committee Chair
Janial Mack, RRO

Nominating

Mission: To facilitate fair and effective elections for the positions of IIBEC Region Directors and IIBEC Officers.

Responsibilities: The Nominating Committee is charged with canvassing for, and ultimately approving nominations regarding candidates for IIBEC office, overseeing the organization’s elections, and recommending to the IIBEC Board of Directors policy on matters relating to the IIBEC elections.

IIBEC Staff Liaison
Carolyn Baber
cbaber@iibec.org

Brian T. Pallasch, CAE
bpallasch@iibec.org

Committee Chair
Michael E. Clark, F-IIBEC, RBEC, RRC, RWC, REWC, RRO, PE, CSRP

Registration

Mission: The IIBEC Registration Committee shall recommend to the Board of Directors policy on matters relating to IIBEC’s professional registration programs, particularly polices related to candidate applications, examination development, and administration.

Responsibilities: The IIBEC Registrations Committee shall consider additional registrations and make recommendations concerning registration renewal, application, examination, and administration requirements and procedures.

IIBEC Staff Liaison
Alec Jeffries
ajeffries@iibec.org

Committee Chair
David W. Honeycutt, RBEC, RRC, RWC, REWC, RRO

REWC Exam Development Subcommittee
Mission:
Recommend association policy to the Registration Committee on matters related to the content of the association’s REWC registration examination.
Responsibilities: The REWC subcommittee shall develop and revise/update individual examination forms when required.

Subcommittee Chair
Stephen E. Hentz, RBEC, RRC, RWC, REWC, REWO, PE, CDT

Staff Liaison
Alec Jeffries
ajeffries@iibec.org

The RRO Exam Development Subcommittee
Mission: Recommend association policy to the Registration Committee on matters related to the content of the association’s RRO registration examination.
Responsibilities: The RRO subcommittee shall develop and revise/update individual examination forms when required.

Subcommittee Chair
 John C. Goff, RRO, REWO

Staff Liaison
Alec Jeffries
ajeffries@iibec.org

RWC Exam Development Subcommittee
Mission: Recommend association policy to the Registration Committee on matters related to the content of the association’s RWC registration examination.
Responsibilities: The RWC subcommittee shall develop and revise/update individual examination forms when required.

Subcommittee Chair
Aaron B. Nelson, RBEC, RRC, RWC, RRO, REWC

Staff Liaison
Alec Jeffries
ajeffries@iibec.org

REWO Exam Development Subcommittee
Mission: Recommend association policy to the Registration Committee on matters related to the content of the association’s REWO registration examination.
Responsibilities: The REWO subcommittee shall develop and revise/update individual examination forms when required.

Subcommittee Chair
Stephen E. Hentz, RRC, RWC, REWC, RBEC

Staff Liaison
Alec Jeffries
ajeffries@iibec.org

RRC Exam Development Subcommittee
Mission: Recommend association policy to the Registration Committee on matters related to the content of the association’s RRC registration examination.
Responsibilities: The RRC subcommittee shall develop and revise/update individual examination forms when required.

Subcommittee Chair
Gary H. Hamilton, RRC, RRO, PEng

Staff Liaison
Alec Jeffries
ajeffries@iibec.org

Technical Advisory Committee

Mission: To respond to technical issues related to the building enclosure industry. Develop advisories and policy statements for the building enclosure industry for approval by the IIBEC Board of Directors.

Responsibilities: The TAC shall identify relevant technical issues important to IIBEC membership and the building enclosure industry, develop materials for use in educating stakeholders, and draft position statements or review commentary ready for board approval and distribution to membership.

IIBEC Staff Liaison
Emily Lorenz
elorenz@iibec.org

Committee Chair
Douglas R. Stieve, RRC, AIA

Diversity and Inclusion Task Force

Mission: The charge of the Diversity and Inclusion Task Force is to champion diversity and inclusion issues in the building enclosure industry.

Responsibilities: The Task Force on Diversity and Inclusion shall provide leadership for diversity and inclusion as the standard for IIBEC and the building enclosure industry through its programs, products and services. The Task Force will develop and implement a comprehensive strategy to bring about meaningful changes that will address institutionalized racism and biases in the building enclosure industry.

IIBEC Staff Liaison
Brian Pallasch
bpallasch@iibec.org

Carolyn Baber
cbaber@iibec.org

Committee Chairs
André Coppin, RRC, RRO
Szymon Zienkiewicz, RRC, RRO, PE

40th Anniversary Task Force

Mission: To plan the celebration of IIBEC’s 40thAnniversary which will take place in 2023.

IIBEC Staff Liaison
Karen McElroy
kmcelroy@iibec.org

Committee Chairs
Robert D. Card, F-IIBEC, RBEC, RRC, RWC, REWC, REWO