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PrepTalks: Stuart Tom "Using Codes and Standards to Build Resilient Communities

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Symposium date: April 23, 2019

In his PrepTalk, Stuart Tom explains the importance of building codes and well-constructed buildings, how codes and standards are developed, adopted and enforced by jurisdictions and how the community can be involved in the process. 

Stuart Tom is the Fire Marshal for the City of Glendale, California, and a member of the Board of the International Code Council (ICC). He has also served as a member of the Los Angeles Uniform Code Program Steering Committee and co-chair of the State Fire Marshal’s Wildfire Ignition ad-hoc committee.

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Last updated May 5, 2021