DWIGHT RICHARDSON

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GENERAL OVERVIEW

EDUCATION

High School Graduate, Tuscaloosa High School, 1965. Attended University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa, School of Engineering, 1965-1967. Transferred to Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama graduating in 1970 with Bachelor's Degree in Building Construction. Graduate work in civil engineering, University of Alabama. Selected as member of Sigma Lambda Chi, national Building Construction honorary, and Phi Kappa Phi, national scholastic honorary. Various short courses in construction related arena on an ongoing basis. Graduate, US Army Officer Basic Course, Medical Service Corps (Commandantís List); US Army Adjutant Generals Branch Qualification Course; US Army Military Intelligence Branch Qualification Course; US Army Engineer Infantry Officer Branch Qualification Course; US Army Engineer Officer Branch Qualification Course; US Army Command & General Staff College (Commandant's List).

OCCUPATION

President, Richardson Home Builders, Inc. construction firm with work in the single and multi-family residential and light commercial areas, located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Responsible for all phases of activity, from land acquisition through construction of homes, apartments, offices, and other buildings with emphasis on custom housing. Licensed real estate broker, State of Alabama. Licensed Master Plumber, State of Alabama. Licensed general contractor, State of Alabama. Licensed Home Builder, State of Alabama. Code consultant and advisor (construction litigation).

Served in all positions of leadership in the Home Builders Association of Tuscaloosa, culminating as President in 1991. Chaired local Government Affairs committee (1992-2005). Currently serving on local Board of Directors (Life Director), and chairman of the Construction Codes and Standards committee 2006-2013.

Appointed to Nominating Committee, National Association of Home Builders, February 2013.

Appointed to Building Products Issues Committee, National Association of Home Builders, 2012-2013

Appointed to the Building Code Interpretation Committee (BCIC), International Code Council 2012-2013

Member, Board of Directors, Home Innovations Research Lab (formerly National Association of Home Builders Research Center), Upper Marlboro, MD, March 2010-2013.

Elected as Director, National Institute of Building Sciences, Washington, DC, January 2008, reelected September 2012 with term ending December 31, 2015

Inducted into the Alabama Building Industry Hall of Fame, October 2004

Recipient of Presidentís Award, Home Builders Association of Tennessee, 2007

Member of Federal National Mortgage Association (FNMA) Southeastern Advisory Committee, 2005

Vice President, National Association of Home Builders, 2006-2007

State (National) Representative, Home Builders Association of Alabama to the National Association of Home Builders, 2002-2004, 2008-2013.

Member of the Executive Board, National Association of Home Builders, 2003-2004, 2006-2013.

Appointed to State of Alabama Residential Energy Code Committee and elected chair, 2006- 2011, elected vice-chair in 2013, term expires 2014

Appointed Chair, National Association of Home Builders Residential Sprinkler Task Force 2008-2013

Appointed to National Association of Home Builders Property Insurance Task Force, 2006

Elected Life Director, National Association of Home Builders, 2002, elected Senior Life Director in 2012

President, Home Builders Association of Alabama, 2001

First Vice President, Home Builders Association of Alabama, 2000

Second Vice President, Home Builders Association of Alabama, 1999

Treasurer, Home Builders Association of Alabama, 1998

Secretary, Home Builders Association of Alabama, 1997

Chairman, On-site Waste Water Task Force, Home Builders Association of Alabama and reviewer of On-site Waste Water Rules for Department of Public Health.

Work Group Member and Reviewer, Residential Construction Performance Guidelines for

Professional Builders and Contractors, Third Edition, published by the National Association of Home Builders, 2005.

Reviewer of Storm Water Regulations and Best Management Practices Manual for Alabama Department of Environmental Management

Builder Qualified Credentialed Professional (BQCP), Alabama Department of Environmental Management, storm water program

Qualified Credential Inspector (QCI), Alabama Department of Environmental Management, storm water program Member, Environmental Issues Committee, National Association of Home Builders, 2005-2011

Member, Construction Codes and Standards Committee, National Association of Home Builders (1998-present). Appointed Vice Chair 2007, 2008, 2011, and 2012. Appointed Chairman 2009 and 2012.

Member, International Code Council Residential Plumbing & Mechanical Code Committee (1999-2002). (The International Code Council is the result of the merger of the three major building code organizations, including the Southern Building Code Congress. This position was one of three occupied by builders nationwide (nine total members). This committee recommends the final plumbing and mechanical code provisions of the International Residential Code.)

Member, International Code Council Residential Building & Energy Committee (2003, 2005, 2006, 2008) & Building Committee in 2013. (The International Code Council is the result of the merger of the three major building code organizations, including the Southern Building Code Congress. This position is one of four occupied by builders nationwide (twelve total members). This committee recommends the final building and energy provisions (energy provisions assigned to separate committee for 2013) of the International Residential Code.

National director of the National Association of Home Builders for the Home Builders Association of Alabama (1996)

Member of the Home Builders Association of Alabama executive committee (1992-2013)

Trustee of the Rural Housing Council of the National Association of Home Builders (1993-1996)

National director of the National Association of Home Builders for the Home Builders

Association of Tuscaloosa (1991-1995, 1996-present)

1988 and 1991 Builder of the Year, Home Builders Association of Tuscaloosa

Shannon Lowder Builder of the Year, Home Builders Association of Alabama, 1999.

Past director and presidential appointee on state executive committee, Home Builders Association of Alabama

Chairman of 1990 State Convention Committee, Home Builders Association of Alabama

Chairman, Education Committee, Home Builders Association of Alabama, 1997-1998

Chairman, Public Relations Committee, Home Builders Association of Alabama, 2000

Member of Taylorville United Methodist, with service on Administrative Council, Long Range Planning Committee, Pastor- Parish Relations Committee, Finance Committee, and as Chairman of Board of Trustees. Delegate to the North Alabama Conference of the United Methodist Church, 1988, 1989, 1990 and 1991

Member, Tuscaloosa County Auburn Club. Life member, Auburn University Alumni Association

Life member, Reserve Officers Association. Past chapter president, Chapter 18 (Tuscaloosa) ROA, past department secretary-treasurer and chairman of Constitution and Bylaws Committee of Alabama Department, ROA

President (1987-88) and Treasurer (1986-87) Englewood Elementary School PTA

Member of Needs Assessment Committee, Tuscaloosa County Board of Education (1989)

Member of Superintendent Qualification Advisory Committee, Tuscaloosa County Board of Education (1993)

Lieutenant Colonel (Ret), Army of the United States, Corps of Engineers

Lieutenant Colonel (Retired), United States Army Reserve, Corps of Engineers.

Last assignment--assistant commandant, 3392nd US Army Reserve Forces School, Huntsville, AL.

Previous service as Executive Officer of 348th Engineer Group, Birmingham, AL,

Intelligence Officer, 348th Engineer Group

Headquarters Commandant and in various staff positions at Headquarters, 121st US Army Reserve Command.

Awards include the Meritorious Service Medal, the Army Commendation Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters, and the Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal with four Oak Leaf Clusters.

Selected Outstanding Junior Officer by the Alabama Department, Reserve Officers Association in 1981 and 1983. Selected as ROA top-ten finalist for national Outstanding Junior Award in 1983.