Willilam Duck

William Duck

C.B.O.

William L. Duck Jr. C.B.O. William L. Duck, Jr. (Bill) serves as Regional Director / Building Official for Charles Abbott Associates, Inc. (CAA), which provides expertise and resources for building & safety, city engineering, public works, environmental, and fire prevention services as a national alternative service provider to state and local government agencies. Bill began his career in Columbus Georgia as Plans Examiner followed by 28 years as Director of Inspection and Code Enforcement Department and Chief Building Official for the Consolidated Government of Columbus, Georgia. Bill is an ICC Certified Building Official and holds a Level V Certification as Building Official with the Building Officials of Georgia (BOAG). Currently, Bill serves with the Department of Community Affairs (DCA) of Georgia, as the Chair of the Georgia State Codes Advisory Committee. Bill has served as a member on this committee since it’s inception in 1991. Bill currently serves by appointment of the Governer of Georgia as a member of the Georgia State Residential/Commercial Contractor License Board under the Office of Georgia Secretary of State. Bill most recently completed ICC service on ICC ES Board of Mangers and on the Building Official Membership Council. Bill served the International Code Council as a Board Member for four years after serving as President of Southern Building Code Congress during the consolidation of the legacy organizations. Bill has served on numerous committees for ICC, BOAG and Georgia DCA through the years. In 1996, the National Association of Home Builders recognized Bill as Code Official of the Year at their annual meeting. The Building Officials of Georgia selected Bill as Building Official of the Year in 1991 and he received the BOAG President’s Award in 2003. ICC Region VIII awarded Bill the honor of Building Official of the Year in 2015 at their annual meeting.