Amy T. Carpenter, AIA, LEED ap
Senior Designer/Project Manager/Vice President | SFCS Inc.
Amy Carpenter, AIA, LEED ap is a Vice President and Senior Project Manager with SFCS in their Philadelphia Regional office. She has over 25 years of experience, with the majority of her career focused on designing for elders; designing environments on all levels of the care spectrum, from Active Adult cottages through Memory Care and Skilled Nursing residences. Amy has successfully written and passed several changes to the NFPA 101 and ICC codes, working with the Pioneer Network Code task force. She served on the ICC General Code Committee, hearing testimony and voting on code changes, during the 2015, 2018 and 2021 code cycles. She also currently serves on the ICC Committee on Health Care and the AIA PA Building Codes subcommittee.
Charles C. Coltharp, AIA, LEED AP
Principal | Indovina Associates Architects
Charles earned a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Cincinnati Department of Art, Architecture and Planning in 1988. While attending the University of Cincinnati, Mr. Coltharp participated in the Architectural Study Abroad program in Otaniemi, Finland at Helsinki University of Technology.
He is a licensed Architect in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, a LEED Accredited Professional as certified by the U.S. Green Building Council, and member of NCARB. He is currently a Corporate Member of the American Institute of Architects, and served on the AIA Pennsylvania Board from 2001 through 2005.
Chuck was appointed to the Uniform Construction Code Review and Advisory Council in December of 2017 and his term runs through June of 2019.
He is an active member of the Borough of Bradford Woods Community. Including, service as two term Borough council president, serving the fire department in many positions for fifteen years, and coaching several recreational athletic teams.
Notable Projects are the PPG Science Pavilion at the Carnegie Science Center and roof terrace at the Barco Law Building at the University of Pittsburgh. Chuck enjoys working with the architectural and construction teams to help clients realize their project vision.
Chuck Parker, RA, AIA, LEED-AP
Senior Associate| Stantec
Accessibility Inspector / Plans Examiner, and LEED Accredited Professional
Code Compliance Specialist with 43 Years of Experience
Chuck has specialized in code compliance throughout his career having extensive knowledge of the International Building Code, NFPA standards, ADA and ANSI accessibility standards, USGBC LEED rating systems, FGI Guidelines for the Design and Construction of Hospitals and Outpatient Facilities, US Pharmacopeia on Compounding, and various related codes and standards. Chuck serves as a code consultant on various projects for Stantec offices throughout the US and Canada. Additionally he is a member of the Town of McCandless (PA) Uniform Construction Code Appeals Board, the AIA PA Government Affairs Committee, and AIA PA Building Codes Subcommittee. He is a certified International Code Council (ICC) Building Plans Examiner, ICC
Kit Bryant, AIA
Senior Consultant | JENSEN HUGHES
Mr. Bryant, is a graduate of the University of Virginia with undergraduate and graduate degrees in Architecture, and is registered in Pennsylvania, New York, Rhode Island, and Kentucky. He is a Senior Consultant with JENSEN HUGHES, splitting his time between Philadelphia and New York, and is responsible for overseeing a wide range of retail, entertainment, multi-family housing, higher education, transportation, and mixed-use projects. As a registered architect now operating within the code consulting world, Kit’s capabilities span the arenas of architecture, building code, accessibility, and fire and life safety consulting. He appreciates being at the intersection of design and construction, supporting the code compliant development of new and renovated facilities.
John E. Kampmeyer, P.E, F.NSPE, F.SFPE, F.ASHRAE
John Kampmeyer is graduate of Drexel University in Mechanical Engineering in 1961 and received his Master’s degree in 1968. He worked for 56 years in both fire protection and mechanical engineering, retiring in 2017. He presently provides consulting services on fire protection and smoke control issues.
John is a Life Fellow of NSPE, SFPE and ASHRAE and a life member of NFPA and MSME. He has been a member of the Pennsylvania Review and Advisory Council since 2009 and is also a member of the NFPA Smoke Management Committee, the NFPA Commissioning Committee and the Philadelphia Board of Safety and Fire Prevention.
Over his engineering career he has specialized in the design of fire protection systems, particularly in existing structures requiring detailed layout and hydraulic calculations and has preformed numerous Special Inspections of smoke control systems.