LIST of AWARDS
  • Edison Hubert Johnson
  • District Inspector of the Year
  • Distinguished Service
  • Certificates of Appreciation
  • Past Presidents
  • Building Inspector of the Year Award
  • Jurisdiction of the Year Award
  • Presidents Choice
  • Continuing “ED” Award
  • Gold Medal Life Membership Award
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Edison Hubert Johnson Award

This award is NCBIA’s highest award recognizing an individual for their active participation, leadership, dedication, and professionalism over their career in code enforcement. Displaying all the traits of the First President of the Association in whose name this award is given. This individual not only has distinguished themselves within their Jurisdiction but whose services to the Association and it’s Statewide membership have been invaluable. Nominations for individuals are submitted to the Awards Nomination Committee for consideration with award.

Building Inspector of the Year Award

This award is given to an individual within the Association who has distinguished themselves through their dedication and professionalism, standing out as a role model within the organization. This award is NCBIA’s second highest award and is given to those individuals who over the last year have strived to maintain the highest standards of excellence as an NC Building Code Official. This Award winner is selected from the District Building Inspector of the Year award winners.

District Inspector of the Year Award

A total of six awards are given to individuals within the Association for each area who has distinguished themselves through their dedication and professionalism, standing out as a role model within the organization. From the six awards given, one inspector will be named Building Inspector of the Year.

Jurisdiction of the Year Award

This award is given to the jurisdiction within the Association who has distinguished themselves through their dedication and professionalism, standing out as a role model within the state. This award is given to departments who over the last year have strived to maintain the highest standards of excellence. Nominations for Jurisdiction of the Year Award are submitted to the Awards Nomination Committee for consideration with award presentation at the Association’s Annual Conference.

Distinguished Service Award

This award recognizes individuals who have provided extraordinary service to the Association and its membership over the previous year. The distinguished service is in a key area that helps promote the overall mission of the Association. Nominations for individuals are submitted to the Awards Nomination Committee for consideration with awards presented at the Association’s Annual Conference.

Presidents Choice Award

The President’s Choice award is given by the current President of the Association to specifically recognize individuals or companies for their efforts or contributions to NCBIA. This award on behalf of the Association President gratefully acknowledges the efforts of the individual or company in helping the Association in meeting the goals set forth by it’s Board of Directors and the Association’s Bylaws. Awards are presented at the Association’s Annual Conference.

Certificates of Appreciation

This award is given to individuals or organizations who have made outstanding contributions to the mission of the NC Building Inspector’s Association or to the advancement of the NC State Building codes. Nominations for individuals or companies are submitted to the Awards Nomination Committee for consideration with awards presented at the Association’s Annual Conference.

Continuing ``ED`` Award

Since the beginning of the NCBIA, a major focus has been put on the ability to provide quality code educational opportunities to its members. Continuing education is considered to be the backbone of our Association, to not only educate on code material but to educate across the state to help develop consistency in code enforcement.

For many years there was one person who took this vision to heart and literally developed our Winter Code Seminars into what they are today. This person devoted a large part of his life and career to the North Carolina Building Inspectors Association and most of the NCBIA members have him to thank for his dedication in helping to make the NCBIA what it is today.

Mr. “ED” Cianfarra

This award was presented to Ed during the 2013 NCBIA Annual Conference. We look forward to others within the association contributing to our efforts to continue education. Nominations for individuals or companies are submitted to the Awards Nomination Committee for consideration

Past Presidents Award

This award is given by the Association to the Past President in recognition of their dedication and leadership over their term. Our President’s have served since the formation of the Association with destinction and vision giving NCBIA the direction needed now and into the future of Code Enforcement in NC. This award is present by the Board at the Association’s Annual Conference.

Gold Medal Life Membership Award

This award is typically given to retired members of an Inspections Department who have served for 10 or more years as a NC Certified Building Official with significant contributions to their Department or the NC Building Inspectors Association. Nominations should be submitted to the awards and nominating committee for consideration. A gold medal life membership award entitles the retired Building Code Official to remain a member of the association for life with full benefits including voting rights at no cost to the member holding this award.