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People on the Move

American National Standards Institute - New York, NY

Original Press Release

People on the Move

Press release date: November 18, 2011

People on the Move spotlights trailblazers in standardization, highlighting their latest achievements, advancements, and contributions to the standards community. ANSI organizational member and accredited standards developer the IAPMO Group has named Richard L. Beck as director of IAPMO Evaluation Services (ES). He is a 30-year veteran of the construction industry, with more than 25 years of expertise in all aspects of building codes and standards. Mr. Beck joins IAPMO ES following 26 years in various technical and managerial positions with the International Code Council (ICC), most recently as senior staff engineer for ICC-ES. Prior to ICC he designed nuclear power plants and stations for Southern Company Services and the Tennessee Valley Authority. He is a graduate of the University of Alabama. The IAPMO Group was formed in 1936 as the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials to protect public health and safety by working with government and industry on the implementation of comprehensive plumbing and mechanical systems around the world. IAPMO utilizes an open consensus process that includes scientific research, debate, and analysis in the development of its flagship Uniform Plumbing CodeĀ® and Uniform Mechanical CodeĀ®.


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