North Texas Chapter Board of Directors

Professional officer

Eddie McCormick, CEP


(214) 557-0356

our mission

The North Texas Chapter is a non-profit organization serving the Code Official and the building industry.  We share information and network on a variety of building code issues promoting the safety of our built environment.  Today, our organization is represented by several municipal jurisdictions and private industry. 

The Chapter’s objective is to develop, recommend, and promote uniform regulations and legislation pertaining to building code construction, to encourage uniformity in zoning practice and code interpretation, and to promote the professionalism of the Code Official.  

We fully support the activities of the International Code Council and our regional organizations including the Building Professionals Institute, the Building Officials Association of Texas (BOAT), and The North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG).

vice president

Suzanne Arnold, CBO

Chief Building Official, City of Coppell

(972) 304-3506

chapter bylaws

A Word from the President

message from the president


Welcome members to the unveiling of the Chapter’s new website. I would like to thank our Vice President, Suzanne Arnold for putting it all together for the Board to review and comment to create what you now see. Now we would like to hear from you, our member. How can we improve on the website? What information would you like to see or have access to?

Our goal is to continue to provide you, our chapter member with up to date information and training venues that will benefit each of you in your respective positions. To make this possible, we will continue to work alongside our other regional chapters. United we can improve ourselves and those we protect.

Therefore, I challenge each of you to get involved with our chapter to make it better and more united. As your current President, I promise to try to see that your training needs are met and you get the most out of your membership with our chapter...  Now let’s get started.


Hugh Pender, CBO

Director of Community Services, City of Farmers Branch

(972) 919-2550


Christine Hadley, CBO

Asst. Building Official - Development Coordinator, City of Irving

(972) 721-4883




Ismael "Izzy" Rivera Jr., CBO, CFM

Chief Building Official, City of Benbrook

(817) 249-6009