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ICC welcomes new vice president


The International Code Council (ICC) has named Ryan Colker vice president of innovation.

In his new position, Colker will identify emerging issues in the building industry, including how new technologies can be leveraged by codes and standards, methods to modernize the application of building regulations, and the development of new business strategies that support ICC members and building safety professionals. He also will serve as executive director of the Alliance for National and Community Resilience. Colker previously was vice president of the National Institute of Building Sciences, where he led efforts to improve the built environment through collaboration of public and private sectors.

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