A. Vernon Woodworth, AIA, LEED AP, is a registered architect and code consultant with extensive experience in design, construction, code enforcement, and sustainability issues. For over 10 years Vernon chaired the Boston Society of Architects' Codes Committee, seeking to harmonize the Massachusetts State Building Code with the national model codes. Vernon has also served as Chair of the AIA Codes Committee (2004) and was a member of the AIA's Sustainability Task Group in 2006. Vernon served on the Sustainable Building Technology Council (SBTC) during the development of the International green Construction Code (IgCC) and two subsequent code amendment hearing panels. Elected to serve as the Boston Society of Architects' Commissioner of Civic Engagement in 2011, Vernon is also co-Chair of the BSA Committee for the Advancement of Sustainability. Vernon is a member of the faculty at the Boston Architectural College where he teaches in the Architecture, Interiors, and Sustainable Design Institute programs. He is a co-founder of the AKF Code Group, working from their Boston offices.