The City of Wilsonville announced the hiring of Dan Carlson as the City’s new Building Official, assuming the position previously held by long-term Building Official Martin Brown who retired this summer.
Dan comes to Wilsonville from the City of Corvallis where he has served as the Building Official for the past 12 years. Prior to serving as Building Official, Dan also held related, progressively responsible positions during his 20-year career with the City of Corvallis as the City’s Inspection Services Manager, Commercial Plans Examiner, Commercial Building Inspector and as a Residential Building Inspector. In Corvallis Dan served as Building Official for a number of large-scale building projects on the campus of Oregon State University and the HP (formerly Hewlett-Packard) campus, among others. During this time Dan also served as the President of the state-wide Oregon Building Official Association in 2011-2012 and also was named Building Official of the Year for Oregon in 2013. In 2010 Dan was appointed by Governor Kulongoski to serve on the Oregon Building Code Structures Board where he continues service today.
Dan studied Building Inspection Technology at Chemeketa Community College in Salem where he earned a degree in Building Inspection Technology and prior to that Dan spent five years working for a custom homebuilder in Dallas, Oregon.
Community Development Director Nancy Kraushaar states, “We are so pleased to have someone with so much experience join our ranks. Dan is a tenured professional who is a great fit for the position and is highly qualified to oversee commercial and residential building in Wilsonville.”
Dan explains, “I have long admired Wilsonville’s building inspection program and have always felt it would be a great place to continue my career working with the development community.”
In his free time Dan enjoys spending time in his new home that he recently built, hiking the Pacific Crest Trail and being with his wife and three adult children.
Dan Carlson, Building Official, may be reached at 503-570-1557; firstname.lastname@example.org.