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AAMA hires Southeast Region codes consultant.

Press Release Summary:

Sep 16, 2010 - AAMA has announced that Dwight Wilkes will be working as association's consultant on codes issues pertaining to Southeast Region of U.S. As part of consultant role, Wilkes will utilize existing relationships with key staff and officials in Florida Building Commission, and Southeast Region state and local building and energy code organizations to keep AAMA's members informed about code changes. He will also analyze effects of proposed state code changes to determine impact on industry.

American Architectural Manufacturers Association - Schaumburg, IL

Original Press Release

AAMA Hires Southeast Region Codes Consultant

Press release date: Sep 09, 2010

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) has announced that effective September 1, 2010, Dwight Wilkes will be working as the association's consultant on codes issues pertaining to the Southeast Region of the U.S.

As a 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 member companies.

"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," says 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.

Wilkes will 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.

More information about AAMA Southeast Region activities can be found via the Southeast Region portion of AAMA's website . Further information about AAMA and its activities can be found via the AAMA Media Relations page or at the newly updated website, www.aamanet.org . AAMA is the source of performance standards, product certification, and educational programs for the fenestration industry.(SM)

Press Contacts:
Angela Dickson, marketing manager, AAMA
E-mail: adickson@aamanet.org; 866-985-7510