City of Greenwood Village
Tom Pitchford, CBO, has been working with building codes including plan reviews, inspections and administration since 1992, and has spent many years in construction prior to that. Tom works at the City of Greenwood Village and performs inspections, plan reviews, and is currently the Chief Building Official. Tom was also the Chief Building Official for the City of Centennial for ten years. Tom has co-chaired on the CCICC Disaster Mitigation Committee for several years and is currently the Committee Chair; he also serves on the CCICC code change committee. Tom currently serves as first vice president on the board of the Colorado Chapter of ICC.
1St Vice President
City of Greeley
Tim Swanson, CBCO/CFCO, has been in and around the building industry his entire adult life, starting in new commercial general contracting, moving into residential general contracting, mostly remodeling in the early 80’s. In 1985 he started his own residential remodeling business, also doing pools/spas. In 1990, Tim was hired by the City of Greeley, in the Building Maintenance Division, where he did some building maintenance, but mostly project management, and built custom furniture. In 1997, he moved to the Building Inspection Division as an Inspector, also doing some residential plan review. In 2004 Tim made the switch to full time commercial plan review, and in March of 2005, he took over as the Chief Building Official. Tim has been involved with the Chapter Code Change Committee for the past 9 years, and served on the ICC Fuel Gas Committee in 2012 and 2015. Tim currently is serving as Secretary on the Board.
2nd Vice President/Treasurer
Town of Castle Rock
Andy worked in construction related fields off and on for ten years prior to his hiring as the first Building Official for Morgan County in March 2006. Andy’s initial task was to help adopt the Counties first building codes. Andy’s started that process by attending the Colorado Chapter Educational Institute on his first day on the job. Morgan County successfully adopted their first ever building codes in July of 2006. Andy is a one person shop completing all plan reviews, field inspections and issuing permits with the help from planning and zoning staff.
City of Golden
My name is Scott Greer, born in Las Vegas, moved around a bit in my younger years because of my father being in construction. Enlisted in the United States Navy right out of high school and served a 5yr enlistment as a Navy SEAL. Rick Mendez gave me my start in the code business as combo residential inspector in Castle Rock in 2002 where I would later take a position as a building plans examiner until December of 2012. Currently I am the Chief Building Official for the City Golden. I also serve on the Colorado Chapter Code Change Committee as well volunteering in limited capacity for the Education Committee. I typically like to spend all of my spare time with my wife of 9yrs Audrey, my 9yr old son Harmon and our two dogs Mac and Gus. Every year I take 2-week hiatus and head up into the mountains to hunt elk, my second favorite activity. As a standing board member always feels free to contact with any concerns you might have.
Cherry Hills Village, Colorado Code Consulting
Hope is considered a youngster in the field since she has been involved with the codes since 2008. Hope holds multiple ICC certifications which she has used while working as a permit tech, an inspector, building plans analyst, and instructor. Currently she works for Colorado Code Consulting at Cherry Hills Village as a plans analyst and an energy/green code consultant. Currently she sits on the Education committee, Co-chairs the Code change committee, and Chairs the Building Futures and Storage/Historical committees. Hope is an active participant in the development of the ICC family of codes, and will testify at the hearings to items she feels will make the code better. She has taken the lead in a national collaboration group for the development of the IgCC. Hope serves on ICC’s Sustainability Membership Council Governing Committee, the National Green Building Standard (NGBS) Consensus Committee, and Co-Chairs the Water Efficiency Working Group. She looks forward to her future involvement with the Chapter.
Town of Parker
Cornelia has been a plans examiner with the Town of Parker for over 10 years. She holds several ICC certifications as a plans examiner and has an engineering background. An active member of the Code Change committee and Chair of the Standardization committee, she represented the Colorado Chapter of the ICC at the code Hearings in Memphis Tennessee and Long Beach California and spoke for proposed code changes to the 2015 International Codes.
City of Delta
Dan has been the Building Official for the City of Delta since July of 1998. Dan’s construction experience began in 1971 in Illinois then Iowa (home town Cedar Rapids), then took him to Colorado in 1974. Dan resides just outside of Montrose, Colorado which has been the home base for his continued involvement in the industry since 1976. Between 1976 and starting a career as a Building Official in 1998 Dan’s experience included working two years as a Union Carpenter in the Vail area and then operating a small residential construction company in the Montrose area for five years.
“I have much to learn about the process of Code Development, but I feel fortunate to be surrounded by experts in the field who freely offer their time and wisdom - I am in awe of the professionalism demonstrated by the members of this Chapter”.
City of Lakewood
Mike began his career in 1985 as a building inspector for the City of Dallas, Texas. In the 32 years since then Mike has been active in Code Chapters in some of the most dynamic development markets across the country in the States of Texas, Florida, North Dakota and Colorado. At the national level Mike served on the International Code Council’s Major Jurisdiction Committee and currently serves on the Board of Directors, the Disaster Mitigation and Legislative Committees for the Colorado Chapter.
Currently employed by the Pueblo Regional Building Department as the Senior Commercial Plans Examiner. Certified Building Plans Examiner and Building Inspector. Attended the University of Southern Colorado 1980-1982 studies in Mechanical Engineering and the National Educational Institute Phoenix, Az. 1983 – Certified in Architectural Design. Mark has been working with Building Codes including plan reviews, inspections, and Administration since 1986.
Director of Colorado Chapter of ICC - 2011-Present President.
Co-Chair of Standardization Committee: 2000 to Present. Mark also serves on the committee for Corporate Affairs / Bylaws and Chapter ABM. Board Liaison for Region 11, ICC and CAPT.
Serves on the Executive Board for the Pueblo Generals Contractors Association
Attended Code Change Hearings & ABM at San Francisco, Ca. in 2000, Fort Worth, Tx. In 2002 and Phoenix, Az. In 2011, Fort Lauderdale, Fl. in 2014, Long Beach, Ca. in 2015, Kansas City, Mo. In 2016