2013   Speakers

Billy Pope
CEO/Uniform Building Code Commission - State of Oklahoma

Billy Pope has over 40 years of experience in the construction industry. He is an unlimited contractor and has an unlimited inspector’s license in the electrical, mechanical, and plumbing/fuel gas trades. He worked as a regional manager with BOCA and the International Code Council 18 years. He has taught the mechanical and plumbing trades to architects, engineers, contractors, and inspectors across the United States.

Leland W. Meiser
General Sales Manager, Tulsa Division Dolese Bros. Company

Leland W. Meiser has been in the concrete industry for 24 years, all with Dolese Bros. Co. as quality control technician and in various sales roles, He has served on the board of directors for the Association of General Contractors, nine years on the board of directors for the Oklahoma Ready Mixed Concrete Association, and two separate terms as president of the Oklahoma Ready-Mixed Concrete Association.

Steve Baden
RESNET Executive Director

Steve Baden has worked in the residential energy-efficiency field for more than 25 years, 18 of those at various state and U.S. levels, and he administered a state energy office 10 years. Mr. Baden initiated the "Warm Homes for Alaskans Initiative,” receiving the "1993 National Award for the Most Outstanding State Housing Program.” He was awarded "Lifetime Achievement Awards" from the U.S. Department of Energy and RESNET.

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