William “Jay” Hall returns to the Portland Cement Association (PCA) as manager of codes and standards, working out of Keysville, Virginia. Hall will represent the cement-based products industry in the codes and standards development process for organizations like the International Code Council (ICC) and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).

Hall was a code specialist of regional code services at PCA in 2007.

In addition to his engagement in the development of fire protection provisions at the national level, Hall will also be involved in code activities related to fire protection criteria for use at the state and local level and enhanced resiliency.

Prior to rejoining PCA, Hall served as a Virginia state fire marshal, assistant building official and commercial plan review supervisor. In his more than 20 years of experience, he has also served on various committees of Building Officials and Code Administrators International, in addition to receiving building official and fire official certification from the International Code Council.

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