Awards/Scholarships

The Building Officials Association of Texas (BOAT) presents the following annual awards and scholarships at their annual meeting.

Submissions for the 2017 annual awards and scholarships is Friday, May 19.

 

Building Official of the Year (Jim Whatley Award)

This award was established to honor outstanding professionals in the field. The award will only be given to a building official (a manager in charge of construction code enforcement). The nominee should be an individual who is dedicated to life safety and public welfare.
Building Official of the Year Application

Code Professional of the Year

This award honors individuals who provide service to protect public health, safety and general welfare as they relate to the construction, occupancy of buildings and structures, and maintenance of those structures and communities. Those eligible include, but are not limited to, permit technicians, plans examiners, inspectors, supervising inspectors, building officials, code enforcement officers, and fire officials. Nominations are accepted from a director, building official, mayor, or city manager.
Code Professional of the Year Application

Administrative Professional

This award is intended to honor individuals on the front line or rear echelon who diligently promote and enhance service delivery to the citizens of Texas. Nominations are accepted from a director, building official, mayor, or city manager.
Administrative Professional Application

Excellence in Code Enforcement

This award recognizes a municipality or organization that promotes/enhances/takes steps necessary to provide world class service delivery through certification/education/ quality inspection processes. Municipalities or organizations can be nominated by any member of any municipality.
Excellence in Code Enforcement Application

Texas Chapter of the Year

This special award honors the BOAT chapter that has made the greatest contributions to enhance and promote code officials across the state. Nominations are accepted from any member of any chapter.
Texas Chapter of the Year Application

Public Official of the Year

This merit award is intended for those public officials who promote safety in the built environment. Anyone can nominate any public official who stands out as a promoter of public safety in the built environment.
Public Official of the Year Application

BOAT Scholarship

The Applicant must be a graduating high school senior or presently enrolled in an accredited University or College. Is a dependent of an active member or an active member city of the BOAT Chapter. Financial need, letters of recommendation, transcripts with GPA scores, civic and personal achievements, and factors deserving consideration will determine committee selection.
Scholarship Application

 

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