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Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Six to the Florida Building Code Administrators and Inspectors
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Charles Howe, Jane Decker, Mark Grenier, Alexander Hernandez, Peter Ringle, and Steven Schoeff to the Florida Building Code Administrators and Inspectors.
Howe, of Gainesville, is currently the Plans Examiner for the City of Gainesville. He previously served as a Deputy Sheriff for the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office and was the past President of the Building Officials Association of Florida North Florida Chapter. Howell received his law enforcement certificate from Santa Fe College Police Academy.
Decker, of Miami, is currently the Building Director for the City of Doral. She is a member of the Building Officials Association of Florida and was named South Florida Building Officials Association Member of the Year in 2021. Decker earned her bachelor’s degree in architecture from the University of Miami, her master’s degree in real estate development from Nova Southeastern University, and a graduate certificate in public administration from the University of Central Florida.
Grenier, of Deland, is the Building Official for the City of Clermont. He has over 21 years of experience as a licensed building official in Florida. Grenier is a veteran having served in the United States Marine Corps and the Florida Army National Guard. He is a member of the Florida Roofing and Sheet Metal Association, Building Officials Association of Florida, and International Association of Electrical Inspectors. Grenier received his degree from Columbia Southern University.
Hernandez, of Coral Springs, is the Chief Building Official for the City of Coral Springs. He is a member of the Building Officials Association of Florida and the Association of State Floodplan Managers. Hernandez earned a certificate from Sheridan Vocational Technical College.
Ringle, of Lake Worth, is the Building Official for the City of Lake Worth. He currently serves on the Palm Beach County Construction Licensing Board and is the Secretary for the Building Officials of Palm Beach County. Ringle earned his bachelor’s degree from Christendom College.
Schoeff, of Keystone Heights, is currently the Building Official for Clay County Board of Commissioners. He has over 25 years of experience as a building inspector. Schoeff is a member of the Code Interpretations Committee.
These appointments are subject to confirmation by the Florida Senate.