Department of Building Inspection Annual Report Fiscal Year 2016-2017 - Page 9

About the Building Inspection Commission The Building Inspection Commission (BIC) provides policy direction to the Department of Building Inspection. The Commission was designed to provide representation for the various communities which interact with the Department. The Commission sets policy, hears various appeals on issues leading up to the issuance of building permits, sits as the Abatement Appeals Board to hear appeals to the Director’s Orders of Abatement, and provides a public forum through its monthly meetings. Members of the Commission Boards & Committees • Angus McCarthy President, Residential Building Seat • Abatement Appeals Board • Debra Walker* Vice President, Tenant Seat • Kevin Clinch Licensed Structural Engineer Seat • Gail Gilman Non-Profit Housing Seat • Access Appeals Commission • Board of Examiners • Code Advisory Committee • Administrative & General Design Subcommittee • Disability Access Subcommittee • John Konstin Residential Landlord Seat • Fire and Life Safety Subcommittee • Frank Lee Architect Seat • Housing Code Subcommittee • James Warshell General Public Seat • Green Building Subcommittee • Mechanical/Electrical/Plumbing/Fire and Life Safety Subcommittee • Structural Committee • Single Room Occupancy Task Force • Public Advisory Committee *Commissioners whose terms changed within FY 2016-17 Commissioners not pictured above: Kevin Clinch Department of Building Inspection, Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Annual Report 9