Summer Agenda–June 5, 6, 7, 2019

Hotel Indigo Traverse City, Michigan


Wednesday, June 5, 2019

  • 10:00-12:00: Registration
  • 12:00-12:45: Lunch (provided)
  • 01:00-01:10 Welcome and announcements: Toby Fredericksen -M.A.H.O. President
  • 01:00-3:00 p.m. Afternoon Seminar

Speaker: Vice President Joe Haba

Topic: Code Jeopardy

*No Evening meal provided


Thursday, June 6, 2019

  • 08:00-08:45 a.m.  Breakfast (provided)
  • 09:00-12:00 p.m. Morning training session
  • 12:00-12:45 Lunch (provided)
  • 01:00-03:00 p.m. Afternoon training session
  • 03:00 p.m. Annual Business Meeting (Board Elections)


AM Speaker: Terell Stripling

Topic:  IRC

PM Speaker: Terell Stripling

Topic:  IBEC

BIO:  Terrell is a seasoned instructor with 20 years of fire service experience and has also worked in the construction industry. He holds a B.S. degree from Oklahoma State University in Fire Protection Engineering and Technology. His experience in fire prevention, code management and the ability to effectively communicate a pro-active philosophy is reflected in Terrell’s passion for education. Terrell has been with ICC since 1999 and received the “ICC Educator of the Year Award” in 2009. At the community college level, he has served in the positions of Department Chair and adjunct professor in the Fire Science Department. He utilizes the theory and intent of the code along with hands-on practical application to achieve ICC’s vision of “Protecting the health, safety, and welfare of people creating better buildings and safer communities.”

*No evening meal provided.


Friday, June 7, 2019

  • 08:00-08:45 a.m.   Breakfast (provided)
  • 09:00-12:00 p.m.  Morning training session
  • 12:00 p.m. Dismissal (PLEASE DRIVE SAFELY)

Speaker: Kristen Rewa, Grand Rapids City Attorney

Topic: Legal aspects of an inspection

BIO: Kristen Rewa is an Assistant City Attorney for the City of Grand Rapids and specializes in public safety law. She regularly advises the City’s police, fire, and other personnel on a diversity of legal matters ranging from constitutional law, drafting and enforcement of ordinances, and the legalization and regulation of marihuana. Ms. Rewa began her practice as a trial attorney, litigating several cases in state and federal court on a variety of municipal issues, with particular focus on defending the City of Grand Rapids and its employees, including code compliance officials, in civil rights cases.  Ms. Rewa earned her bachelor’s degree from Grand Valley State University and her law degree from University of Michigan Law School.