RALEIGH, N.C. — The International Institute of Building Enclosure Consultants (IIBEC, formerly RCI Inc.) board of directors was officially elected and instated at the annual meeting of the members during the 2019 RCI International Convention and Trade Show in Orlando, Fla., on March 18.

This board, elected at the final RCI convention, will be the first to serve the organization under its new moniker, IIBEC (pronounced eye-beck). The new board is:

  • President: Robert D. Card, RBEC, RRC, RWC, REWC; Wetherholt and Associates Inc.; Olympia, Wash.
  • First Vice President: Scott M. Hinesley, RRC, PE; REI Engineers; Charlotte, N.C.
  • Second Vice President: Edward A. Sheridan, RBEC, RRC, REWC, RWC, PEng; Fishburn Sheridan & Associates Ltd.; Ottawa
  • Secretary/Treasurer: Christopher Giffin, RRC, AIA; Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates Inc.; Duluth, Ga.
  • Immediate Past President: Michael E. Clark, RBEC, RRC, RWC, REWC; Michael E. Clark & Associates Inc.; Macon, Ga.
  • Executive Vice President | Chief Executive Officer: Lionel van der Walt; IIBEC; Raleigh, N.C.
  • Director of Region I: Michael Violette, RRC, PE; Violette Engineering; Dillsburg, Pa.
  • Director of Region II: Chris N. Dawkins, PE; Beech Consulting Inc.; Duluth, Ga.
  • Director of Region III: Gene Keeton, CxA+BE, BECxP; KDENT Inc.; Monett, Mo.
  • Director of Region IV: Neal Johnson, RRO, AIA; Neal Johnson LLC; Baton Rouge, La.
  • Director of Region V: Szymon Zienkiewicz, RRC, RRO; Larsen Zienkiewicz Inc.; Pasadena, Calif.
  • Director of Region VI: Blair Baxter, RRC; Baxter Roof Consulting; Calgary, Alberta
  • Director of Region VII: Jennifer S. Hogan, RRO, LEED AP; Certified Passive House Consultant; Pretium Anderson Building Engineers; Burlington, Ontario

Additional information and contact information for the new board of directors can be accessed on the IIBEC website (residing for now at the location of the old RCI website) at https://rci-online.org/about-rci/board-of-directors/