Jon Siu, SDCI’s Principal Engineer/Building Official, has been named as the recipient of the 2016 International Code Council’s (ICC) Bobby J. Fowler Award. The award is one of seven handed out at the ICC Annual Business Meeting. “I’m honored to have been named,” said Jon. “I’m really surprised although I knew I’d been nominated!”
The award is named in honor of the first chairman of the ICC Board of Directors and a visionary for the consolidation of the model code industry. It’s presented to individuals whose contributions to the buildings safety industry advance the ICC’s goals of achieving safer environments. Emphasis is placed on the recipient’s holistic view in achieving the stated goal and his focus beyond local and regional concerns to issues and activities that span the globe. Individual will have been or will currently be a leader in the industry and have a legacy of service with integrity, professionalism and compassion in furthering the noble cause of ICC.
Jon plans to attend the ceremony at the annual banquet at the ICC ABM in Kansas City. He’s also going to be hosting an ICC video crew here sometime in the next few weeks.