Building Code Council

Commission Details

Board Website 
Board Website
Long Name 
North Carolina Building Code Council
Governor Appointments 
Total Board Positions 
Cite Name 
N.C. Gen. Stat.
Cite Number 
§ 143-136
Term Length 
6 years
The council prepares and adopts criteria in accordance with the N.C. Building Code, including classifications of buildings and structures, building restrictions, precautions taken during construction and permissible materials. The board has 17 members, each serving a six-year term. The governor appoints all members.

Current Members

Member Name 
Appointment Date 
Term End Date 
Term Type 
Daniel S. Priest 7/22/20157/31/2022LimitedRegistered Architect
Richard L. Skinner 9/29/20167/31/2021LimitedMunicipal or County Building Inspector
Ralph Euchner 3/7/20087/31/2025LimitedLicensed LP Gas Dealer/Contractor involved in the design of natural & LP who has expertise in field
Bridget Herring 12/11/20177/31/2023LimitedPublic Member not a member of the building construction industry
W. Robert Axford 9/28/20207/31/2025LimitedLicensed Electrical Contractor
Michael S. Ali 10/25/20187/31/2023LimitedRegistered Engineer on staff of State agency charged w/approval of plans of State owned buildings
Victoria G. Watlington 12/3/20197/31/2022LimitedMunicipal elected Official or City Manager
Robert Zapple 2/11/20217/31/2022LimitedCounty Commission or County Manager
Wayne G. Hamilton 2/25/20167/31/2021LimitedAn active member Of NC Fire Service w/expertise in fire safety
Charles A. Conner 12/12/20167/31/2022LimitedRegistered Architect
Robbie Davis 10/31/20137/31/2021LimitedLicensed General Contractor
Gary Embler 12/11/20177/31/2023LimitedLicensed General Contractor specializing in residential construction
David Smith 3/9/20057/31/2022LimitedLicensed general contractor specializing in coastal residential construction
Steve Lyndon Knight 2/15/20077/31/2021LimitedRegistered Engineer practicing in Structural Engineering
Keith P. Rogers 2/25/20167/31/2021LimitedRegistered Engineer practicing in Mechanical Engineering
Mary W. Humiston 10/1/20197/31/2025LimitedRegistered Engineer practicing in Electrical Engineering
Deborah D. Shearin 10/7/20197/31/2025LimitedLicensed Plumbing and Heating Contractor

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