Valparaiso Building Commissioner Vicki Thrasher has been elected to the Board of Directors for the Indiana Association of Building Officials (IABO). Thrasher will represent the northern region of the state on the 10-member board. IABO is committed to the professional development of those charged with protecting public safety by enforcing building related codes in the State of Indiana. She also serves on the Code Committee for IABO, helping to develop building codes adopted statewide.
“We’re proud to have Vicki serve at the state level and we’re very pleased with her efforts both in our city and around our state,” said Mayor Jon Costas. Vicki joined the City of Valparaiso’s Engineering Department in 2002 and was named Building Commissioner in 2004. She works to ensure the safety and compliance of buildings throughout the city. She is a graduate of Purdue Calumet with a degree in construction engineering technology and is certified by the International Code Council. Thrasher is also an active volunteer with Rebuilding Together.