Eastern States Building Officials Federation
"The man who stops learning today is uneducated tomorrow."
Newton Diehl Baker, 1871 1937
Contact John Flanigan
39 Couse Lane
Slingerlands, NY. 12159
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Conference Honoree 2013:
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Conference 2013 Honoree
John started his professional career in Code Enforcement as a Local Building Inspector for the Town of Burlington on January 5, 1987. John worked for the Town for four (4) years before being appointed Inspector of Buildings. In 1991 John was elected to the Massachusetts Building Commissioners and Inspection Association, Inc. (MBCIA) Board of Directors. In 1997, John was elected Vice- President, and then in 1999 achieved the Association’s highest honor, being elected its President. John served on the Eastern States Building Officials Federation Board of Directors for several years and was elected its President in 2007-2008.
John is very passionate relative to children having a “chance” to educate themselves beyond high school. He is part of a team that created the Massachusetts Building Commissioners and Inspector Association Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament. Celebrating its 21st year in 2013, this Annual Event has raised over $200,000 for the Association’s Scholarship Fund. The MBCIA Scholarship Fund today is the number one Building Officials Chapter Scholarship Fund in the country. John currently serves the MBCIA as its Treasurer and Investment Committee Chairman. In 2013, the MBCIA is moving forward with the creation of a Charitable Foundation to expand their giving across the Commonwealth.
John has a degree from Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston, Ma in Building Construction and attended the University of Arkansas, School of Architecture.
John is serving in his 27th year of employment with the Town of Burlington. He is the 8th Inspector from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts since 1950 to be honored by ESBOF as its Conference Honoree. John has three daughters, Kathleen, Heather and Christine. He spends his spare time woodworking.
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