Yolanda helped to respond to the rebuilding after the Thomas Fire

Chief Building Official to receive prestigious recognition.

Yolanda Bundy, Chief Building Official City of Ventura has been selected by the Structural Engineers Association of Southern California as the Safer City Building Official of the Year because of her dedication to supporting a safer community and leadership within the building official community.

In selecting Bundy they stated “You have exhibited strong support for advancing structural engineering, and this is especially true during 2018 as you helped respond to the rebuilding after the Thomas Fire. Moreover, your involvement of SEOASC and structural engineers in your work has strengthened the outcomes of your efforts.”

She is head of the Ventura Building and Safety Division, the office that issues building permits for construction projects in Ventura, such as new housing developments, commercial structures, small residential remodeling projects, or the installation of solar panels on a commercial or residential structure.

She was appointed as the City’s Chief Building Official in October, 2014 and has worked at the City of Ventura since February, 2008.

She will be presented her award at the Safer Cities Gala to be held on June 5th at the Biltmore Hotel in Downtown LA along with other honorees from the public and private sector as part of their Annual Excellence in Structural Engineering Awards celebration.

The Structural Engineers Association of Southern California (SEAOSC) is one of the oldest structural engineering association in the world and is one of four regional structural engineering associations of the Structural Engineers Association of California (SEAOC). The individual members are civil, structural, and geotechnical engineers regularly engaged in the practice of structural engineering. SEAOSC also draws membership from related fields involved in design and construction, contractors, architects, and representatives from industry and government.

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