Michael Rimoldi, MPA, CBO,
CityTampa Bay Area
Job TitleBuilding Code, Construction and Floodplain Management Expert
AssociationsICC, ASFPM, FFMA
How Far Are You Willing to Travel?Internationally
Community Preparedness and Contingency Planning TopicsDevelopment of community plans such as Local Mitigation Strategy and mitigation planning.
Disaster Responser TopicsConducting post-disaster building inspections.
Development of recovery processes and operations.
Community Resiliency TopicsEstablishing mitigation standards for private residence as well as community structures.
Disaster Mitigation TopicsMitigation measures for homes.
Mitigation practices for coastal homes.
High wind mitigation measures
Seismic mitigation measures for earthquakes.
Mitigation measures for flooding.
Disaster: Other TopicsPreparing businesses for any scale of disaster from mild to wild.
Disaster Services Government TopicsHow local building departments prepare for disasters
Local government disaster planning
Establishing measures for community recovery
Disaster Cycle TopicsMitigation and recovery
Building departments before, during and after a disaster event
SummaryMichael is an expert witness and subject matter expert in construction and building codes based on being a state certified building contractor, state licensed building plans examiner, ICC Certified Building Official, electrical plans examiner, fire inspector and disaster response inspector with over 30 years of experience in the industry. He is also a Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM)
Michael’s experience includes several years spent in the local government sector with the Hillsborough County Development Services Division in the Building Department. Michael worked as a plans examiner and then was subsequently promoted to the position of General Manager of Building Code Compliance and Contractor Licensing. . He has previously held a seat on the Hillsborough County Building Board of Adjustments, Appeals and Examiners.
He is a credited reviewer of several FEMA construction-related documents including
the Coastal Construction Manual, the Local Officials Guide to Coastal Construction and Natural
Hazards and Sustainability for Residential Buildings.
Michael’s experience extends into the non-profit sector as well having served as a
consultant and now Board member to the Federal Alliance for Safe Homes – FLASH, Inc. As a consulting entity for the organization, he has taught classes, interacted with homeowners and the media to provide mitigation awareness and has acted as a subject matter expert and technical spokesperson appearing on several national media outlets over the past several years.
Videos can be viewed here http://flash.org/protect.php
Michael received a Masters in Public Administration in 2011 from the University of South
Florida and is currently a PhD candidate at USF. He teaches as an adjunct at the University of South Florida and also serves as an instructor for the International Code Council and Florida Floodplain Managers Association teaching classes around the country on a host of construction, disaster response and floodplain management topics.
HighlightsFormer Building Official for Hillsborough County, Florida. Appeared on national media channels including The Weather Channel and CNN. Go-to reference for many local media outlets.
- Breakout Session
- Planning/Meeting Facilitation
- Master of Ceremonies/Moderator
- Webinar/Live Video
Cancellation PolicyModerate: Full refund up until 14 days prior to event, except fees (travel and service)
Price Range$500 To No Max
Events Last Year 1
|Event Title||Event Date||Location|
|Building Officials Association of Florida Conference||June 12, 2019||St Augustine, FL|
|Cape Coral Hurricane Planning Event||May 22, 2019||Cape Coral, FL|
|National Hurricane Conference||April 24, 2019||New Orleans, LA|
|South Carolina SC Safe Home Training||April 10, 2019||Myrtle Beach, SC|
|AIA South Carolina Greenville Resiliency Conference||March 02, 2019||Clemson University, SC|
|Texas State Collaborative Annual Meeting||January 30, 2019||Austin, TX|
|National Institute of Building Sciences Annual Conference||January 08, 2019||Washington, DC|
|Federal Alliance for Safe Home Annual Conference||November 08, 2018||Clearwater, FL|
|QuakeSmart New Mexico||October 10, 2018||Albuquerque, NM|
|QuakeSmart Arkansas||October 03, 2018||Benton, AR|
Overall rating 4.7Overall 5.0Content 4.0Delivery 5.0
Session or Topic : Post-Disaster Code Enforcement – Development of Sustainable Permitting, Inspections and Building
Michael is one of the most knowledgeable and accomplished building professionals I've ever worked with. He has consulted for a huge number of organizations in the US and internationally and worked with me on numerous projects. His expertise is invaluable and is sought out by professionals around the world. If you're looking for help on a project, no matter how complex, Michael can guide you in overcoming just about any issue.
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