Dwight Wilkes will be working as the association's consultant on codes issues pertaining to the Southeast Region of the U.S.
American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) announced that effective
Sept. 1, 2010, Dwight Wilkes will be working as the association's consultant on
codes issues pertaining to the Southeast Region of the U.S.
part of this consultant role, Wilkes will utilize his existing relationships
with key staff and officials in the Florida Building Commission, and Southeast
Region state and local building and energy code organizations to help keep
AAMA's members informed about code changes affecting the southeast states. He
will analyze the effects of proposed state code changes in order to determine
the impact on the industry, specifically on the business and products of AAMA
“We're proud to have Dwight managing our Southeast
Region code activities and building on the long history of achievements and
timely communications we've already established,” said Rich Walker, AAMA
president and CEO. “His years of experience and extensive knowledge of the
building industry, specifically issues affecting the Southeastern U.S., will serve as a considerable asset to
our association and to our members.”
Wilkes is a former building official in
St. John's County,
Fla., and comes to this consulting
role with extensive experience as a plans examiner as well.
additionally advocate recommended Southeast Region code change proposals and
public comments within the appropriate state code arenas as well as reporting
the results of code hearings to both AAMA regional and national members.
For more information, visit www.aamanet.org.