The Building Officials Association of British Columbia is pleased to announce that Tyler Wightman has been appointed as the new Executive Director of the Association effective October 12, 2020.
Tyler comes to the Association from Alberta where he spent the last 15 years working in the provincial safety codes system. He is currently the Director, Operations at the Safety Codes Council. In this role, he oversees the certification and training of safety codes officers, accreditation and auditing of municipalities, corporations and agencies, and complaint investigations. Tyler has also served as Director, Corporate Strategy and Communications and the Administrator of Certification since joining the Council in June 2012. As Administrator of Certification, he was appointed by the Minister of Municipal Affairs to be responsible for developing and delivering certification programs for safety codes officers and master electricians. Prior to the Council, Tyler worked in the Public Safety Division of Alberta Municipal Affairs as a senior policy advisor and later the Manager of Codes and Standards.
Tyler holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree (History) from Vancouver Island University, and a Master of Arts Degree (Political Science) from the University of Calgary. He has completed the Executive and Public Executive programs at Queen’s University, and also holds Prosci change management certification.