Matthew D. Dobson has been involved with the residential home building since 1992. He is currently a Director with the Vinyl Siding Institute in Washington, DC. Prior to joining the Vinyl Siding Institute, Mr. Dobson worked for the National Association of Home Builders. He also has experience working with the modular, panelized and log home industries. While applying his Construction Management degree in central Connecticut, he spent time managing a small custom home building company, a renovation company and an upscale tract building operation. In addition he is an active member with the International Code Council (ICC), the National Association of Home Builders and the National Fire Protection Association.
Mr. Dobson graduated in from
Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan where he received a Bachelor
of Science Degree with a major in Building Construction Management.
Mr. Dobson has studied building science and processes extensively. He has a great deal of knowledge in the following areas of residential construction:
Building Code Compliance
Fire Code Compliance
Life Safety Code Compliance
Log Home Construction
Planning and Zoning Issues
CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE
Mr. Dobson began working as an industry manager for log, panelized and modular manufacturers with the National Association of Home Builders. Following his initial employment with the NAHB he was an owner of a small custom home construction company and managed inner city renovations and a large tract construction project. Dobson then gained valuable experience as a representative of the National Association of Home Builders. Dobson represented NAHB as a member on the National Fire Protection Associations Life Safety Code, National Fire Code and National Electrical Code Technical Committees. Dobson currently acts as an industry representative for the Vinyl Siding Industry.
Mr. Dobson currently has active memberships with:
| American Institute of Building Design
Charlotte Home Builders Association
Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association
International Code Council
National Association of Home Builders
National Fire Protection Association