Meet the Board

Board MembersShahriar Amiri
Director Amiri - CBO - Arlington County, Virginia

Since 2007, Shahriar has been the Chief Building Official and Inspection Services Director for Arlington, Virginia County Government. Prior to his work with Arlington County, he directed the activities of the Montgomery County, Maryland, Division of Building Construction Services, as the division Chief.
 
During his work as a Senior Consultant for the Washington office of Schirmer Engineering Corporation, he was the project manager for large-scale commercial developments including the AOL Headquarters in Virginia and the Arundel Mills regional shopping center projects. Shahriar worked in the Fairfax County, Virginia Department of Public Works as the Assistant Chief of the Building Plan Review Division, was Chief of the Mechanical Inspections Branch, and the Director of the Commercial Inspection Division.
 
With more than twenty years’ experience in the building inspection profession, Shahriar has served the inspection community at the state, regional, and national level as President of the Maryland Building Official’s Association, Chairman of the International Code Council (ICC) Region VII, and as first a Director, then Sargent at Arms of the Virginia Building & Code Officials Association (VBCOA). Shahriar has served on the American’s with Disabilities Accessibility Guidelines (ADAAG) Federal Review Advisory Committee, was Chairman of the ADAAG Plumbing Subcommittee, and a member of the ADAAG Steering Committee.
 
He has been honored as a recipient of both the ICC Presidential Service Award and the VBCOA Meritorious Service Award.
 
A graduate of the University of Maryland, Shahriar has attended both the prestigious Harvard University John F. Kennedy School of Government and John Hopkins University for post-graduate programs.
 
He currently sits on the ICC/ANSI A-117 Committee, holds ICC certification as a Mechanical Code Official, Plumbing Inspector, Commercial Building Inspector and is an ICC Certified Building Official.