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Members and Committees

The 11 members of the California Building Standards Commission (CBSC) are appointed by the Governor of California and confirmed by the State Senate.  The cabinet secretary of the Government Operations Agency, or the secretary's representative, serves as the Commission Chair.

CBSC members represent the public, building design professionals, the building and construction industry, local government building officials, fire officials, and labor.  Members serve four-year staggered terms and are not compensated, but are reimbursed for travel expenses.

CBSC meets quarterly.

If you wish to contact a commissioner, please notify CBSC office via email, cbsc@dgs.ca.gov or call (916) 263-0916.

Current CBSC Members

 
(click on name to access Commissioner's biography)

Name

Position

Appointed On

Appointment Expires On

Marybel Batjer
Agency Secretary
Government Operations Agency
915 Capitol Mall, Suite 200
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: (916) 651-9011

Chair

06/25/2013

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Rajesh Patel

Local Building Official

01/08/2016 01/01/2020

Vacant

Public Member


01/01/2017

Steven Winkel

Architect

02/23/2015

01/01/2019

Elley Klausbruckner

Fire Protection Engineer

01/10/2014

01/01/2017

Juvilyn Alegre

Local Fire Official

08/04/2016

01/01/2018

Larry Booth

Contractor

01/13/2015

01/01/2019

Erick Mikiten

Public Member/Disabled

02/04/2014

01/01/2018

James Barthman

Public Member

01/08/2016

01/01/2020

Kent Sasaki

Structural Engineer

02/04/2014

01/01/2018

Peter Santillan

Organized Labor

01/08/2016

01/01/2020



CBSC Committees:


Appeals Committee Code Adoption Committee
Kent Sasaki - Chair
Steven Winkel
Larry Booth
Jim Barthman - Chair
Elley Klausbruckner
Peter Santillan
Rajesh Patel