Florida Building Commission

Hurricane Research Advisory Committee

June 16, 2023-1:00 p.m.

This Meeting Will Be Held Via Teleconference/Webinar

Join the Meeting Virtually at: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/533378925

Join the Meeting By Conference Call: United States (toll free) 1 877 309 2073

Access Code/Meeting ID 533-378-925




Workgroup Members

Jim Shock-Chairman, Sergio Ascunce, Joseph Belcher, David Compton, Dr. Anne Cope, Jeffery Gross, Mark Mikkelson, Craig Parrino, John “Bud” Plisich, Michael Savage, Brad Schiffer, Jeffrey Schnellmann, Vince Seijas, and Brian Swope. 


Meeting Objectives

ü To Approve Regular Procedural Topics (Agenda and Minutes)

ü To Review and Accept the Final Draft Reports

ü To Discuss and Identify the Workgroup’s Next Steps

ü To Hear Public, Workgroup Member, and Staff Comments


Meeting Agenda

All Agenda Times—Including Public Comment and Adjournment—Are Approximate and Subject to Change


Welcome and Opening Roll Call

A.   Statement of Teleconference Participation Process

B.    Roll Call of Workgroup Members

C.   Identification of Staff Attendees


Review and Approval of Meeting Agenda


Review and Approval of March 23, 2023 Meeting Minutes


Review and Accept the Final Draft Reports for the Following Research Projects:

-          Assessment of Inspection Reporting and Building Conditions in South Florida (Miami-Dade and Broward Counties) – Phase II

-          Assessing the Need to Modernize Water Penetration Resistance Test Procedures

-          Establishing Inspection Periods and Preliminary Recommendations for Preventive Measures for Mid-Rise Buildings Near Coastal and Inland South Florida Environments



Identification and Discussion of Next Steps


Public Comment


Workgroup Member and Staff Comment





Staff Contacts:

Thomas Campbell, Executive Director (850) 717-1823; Thomas.campbell@myfloridalicense.com

Mo Madani, Technical Director, (850)717-1825 Mo.madani@myfloridalicense.com

Note: This document is available to any person requiring materials in alternate format upon request.  Contact Office of Codes and Standards, Florida Building Commission, Department of Business and Professional Regulation, 2601 Blair Stone Road, Tallahassee, Florida 32399 or call (850) 487-1824