David P. Tyree, P.E., C.B.O is the Central Regional Manager for the American Wood Council (AWC), which produces internationally recognized design standards for wood construction. His work experience includes building inspection, plan review, code development, and code consulting. Prior to joining AWC, Dave was a structural engineer and code consultant with Colorado Code Consulting based in Denver, Colorado and was the Director of Codes and Standards for the Building Owners and Managers Association in Washington D.C.. Dave, when with BOMA, also served as the staff liaison for the Standard Method of Floor Measurement Committee, Codes and Standards Committee and various additional work groups, which developed BOMA's series of floor measurement standards.
Dave received a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering from the University of Colorado, and is a licensed professional engineer in California and Colorado. He is also certified by the International Code Council as a Building Official as well as a plans examiner, building inspector, plumbing inspector, mechanical inspector, combination inspector, residential combination inspector, Uniform Fire Code inspector as well as 11 additional ICC inspection disciplines. Dave was on the Building Seismic Safety Council Board of Directors from 1992 to 1999, Vice Chairman in 1998-99. Dave has also served on the International Code Councils' Structural Subcommittee in 2003-2004 and was Chairman in 2005-2006, 2007-2008 and 2009-2010. Dave served on the ICC Life Safety Committee on 2012-2013 and received the John Fies Industry Award from the International Conference of Building Officials in 2001 for Industry Person of the Year and the same award from the Sacramento Valley Chapter ICC in 2010.