Chris Ochoa

Board Member

  • Board

Senior Counsel- Codes, Regulatory and Legislative Affairs for the California Building Industry Association

Chris Ochoa serves as CBIA’s Senior Counsel for Codes, Regulatory and Legislative Affairs. Chris has more than twenty-five years of experience as an attorney and lobbyist navigating the national and state building code adoption process in Sacramento and Washington, D.C. As a practicing attorney and legislative advocate, Chris represents the CBIA before state boards and commissions, and at the State Legislature. Chris also represents the CBIA on several state and national working groups and advisory committees, including the CA State Fire Marshal’s Wildfire Mitigation Advisory Committee, the California Fire Safe Council, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Climate Change Task Force and Codes and Standards Sub-Committee, the California Building Standards Commission’s Building and Fire Code Advisory Committee, and the Cal Poly WUI Fire Institute Advisory Council.



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