International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials


Central California Chapter


Call to Order

The meeting was called to order at 12 PM on Thursday May 17, 2007 at The Waterfront in Redwood City CA. by Dave Ledda, Chairman of the Central California Chapter of IAPMO. 



There were 13 attendees. Self-introductions were conducted.


Chapter Officers: Dave Ledda, Sarah Aguilar, and John Nava were present.


Old Business

The minutes of April 2007 were approved as presented. 


New Business 

The dates for the Code Seminars are August 23 & 24 2007, 8:00 AM-4:00 PM at the Loyd E. Williams Training Center, 780 Commercial St., San Jose Ca. 95112. Pre-registration is preferred however money will be accepted at the door. We do need an approximate count in order to have enough books on hand. Certificates and CEU units will be given out to those who register at least two weeks before class. Please go to web site for registration form which can be faxed or mailed to Sarah Aguilar along with your check.



Bob Alder discussed changes coming to the plumbing code, which include fuel piping, waterless urinals, and Chapters 5 & 12 as well as the Mechanical code. Marty Cooper brought up a discussion on should a rice cooker have a type 2 flue? No consensus was reached and Jeremy Brown of NSF said he would investigate and get back to us on this subject.


Break for Lunch



Jeremy Brown NSF International, Codes and Regulatory, gave all of us a very interesting discussion on just what NSF is all about and what to look for in listed products. This was a class act, thank you again Jeremy, we all hope to see you again.



Another great raffle took place.


We would like to thank Phil Ribbs of PHR Consultants and Sarah Aguilar of Southland Industries for their generous donations.



Next meeting is at Ricky’s on June 21, 2007. Zurn – Tom Corsentino will be speaking on the 1.28 wall hung water closet & paired flush valve combination, & a new patented Acid Waste polypropylene and PVDF piping system.




Chairman Dave Ledda adjourned the meeting at 1:50 pm.




John Nava Chapter Secretary

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