County Executive John R. Leopold Congratulates Employee on Being Named Building Inspector of the Year
Annapolis, Maryland (December 20, 2010) – County Executive John R. Leopold today congratulated Michael Williams on being named 2010 Building Inspector of the Year by the Maryland Building Officials Association.
"Mike Williams is an excellent example of a dedicated and hardworking employee," said Mr. Leopold. "Mike is a constant professional who is committed to providing outstanding service to the residents of Anne Arundel County and he is most deserving of this honor."
Williams began his 36 year career with the County as a rodman in the Survey Division before joining the Department of Inspections and Permits as a residential building inspector. He is a certified commercial building inspector and is currently the County’s Chief Building Inspector. Williams’ work ethic, professionalism and commitment to his position serve as a role model to his employees.
Established in 1971, the Maryland Building Officials Association (MBOA) is a professional organization comprised of over 400 county and municipal code enforcement officials from across Maryland. Their mission is to promote professionalism and consistency in the application and enforcement of building codes throughout the State. Each year, the MBOA recognizes an individual providing extraordinary service in the industry.
Over the past ten years several other individuals from the Department of Inspections and Permits have been recognized by the MBOA. Brett Cannon and Joe Jones were honored with Inspector of the Year awards. Kathy Matzel was recognized as Permit Technician of the Year.
"Achieving this level of success is indicative of the commitment the Department of Inspections and Permits provides to ensure the safety of the citizens of Anne Arundel County in the built environment," Mr. Leopold added.