David S. Collins, FAIA, NCARB
One of the two founding members of the firm, Dave has played a key role in many major Preview projects, particularly the large university and building development projects. His extensive experience in numerous code-related organizations and activities, as well as his work on a whole spectrum of projects, is not only an invaluable asset to the firm and its clients, it has also earned him a national reputation as an expert in codes and regulations.
As consultant to the Codes Advocacy Program for the American Institute of Architects (AIA), he has participated in committee work for the International Code Council, National Fire Protection Association, Green Building Institute, Underwriters Laboratories, and the National Institute of Standards and Technology, among others. Dave’s active involvement at all levels of the code development process allows him the opportunity to influence decisions that affect the regulatory environment throughout the United States, both now and in the future.
In addition, Dave is currently serving his second 3-year term as the Architect member of the Ohio Board of Building Standards, was a member of the AIA Board of Directors, was elected Secretary for the National Component of AIA, and served as chair of the AIA Codes and Standards Committee.