International Code Council
Kim Paarlberg is a Senior Staff Architect in Technical Services with the International Code Council (ICC). Her experience with ICC includes work in the plan review and code development departments with responsibilities for code development, conducting plan review, providing code interpretations, instructing technical seminars and authoring and reviewing instruction materials, code commentary and publication articles. Ms. Paarlberg serves as code development secretary for the Means of Egress/Accessibility Committee. She is the ICC representative for development of the referenced technical standard, ICC/ANSI A117.1 and Access and Usable Building and Facilities. Ms. Paarlberg also works on the development committee for the ASE24 Flood Resistant Design and Construction; and ICC 300 and Standard on Bleachers, Folding and Telescopic Seating and Grandstands. Before joining ICC, Ms. Paarlberg worked as a structural engineer and architect. Ms. Paarlberg is a licensed architect in Illinois and holds an Accessibility Inspector/Plans Examiner certification. Ms. Paarlberg attended the University of Illinois and received a Master of Architecture degree with a structural engineering option.