Austin Code Director José G. Roig was elected to the International Code Council’s (ICC) Board of Director during the Annual Business Meeting on Sept. 12, 2022, at the ICC Annual Conference in Louisville, KY. The board is responsible for the Code Council’s strategic direction, while also acting as the voice of the association’s membership.
“I am honored to have been elected to serve our industry; it is time to bring more diversity of ideas and experiences that will make a difference as the International Code Council expands and continues to be the leading global source of model codes and standards,” said Director Roig. “My career as a public servant has consistently been focused on building a safer and stronger community, as well as providing excellent customer service by building and maintaining strong relationships with the community I served, internal and external stakeholders, government officials, and the international code community.”
The board is comprised of four officers, eight at-large directors and six sectional directors who all serve the interests of code professionals in the building safety industry through advocacy, education, and research; set the strategic direction for the association; and act as the voice of the association’s 64,000 members across the country and around the world.
About Director Roig
Roig has worked for the City of Austin since 2007. He currently serves as Director for the Austin Code Department (ACD). Prior to this role as Director, Roig was the Assistant Director over field operations within ACD. He served as the Building Official, a Building Inspections Division Manager, Inspections Supervisor, and Commercial Inspector in the Development Services Department.
As a commitment to service excellence, Roig stays very active in the code development community at a national and local level as a Governmental Member of the International Code Council (ICC) and the Building Officials Association of Texas (B.O.A.T.). An active member of the Texas Fire Protection Association (TFPA), the Code Enforcement Association of Texas (CEAT) and the American Association of Code Enforcement (AACE). Learn more about Director Roig.
About the International Code Council
The International Code Council is the leading global source of model codes and standards and building safety solutions. Code Council codes, standards and solutions are used to ensure safe, affordable and sustainable communities and buildings worldwide.