Personal Bio (Optional)
Tom is president and founder of California Code Check, providing building department services to government. Prior to California Code Check, Tom’s firm, Harris Engineering, was deeply involved in the inspection, assessment, and recovery from the disaster of the 1994 Northridge earthquake. Tom has a deep commitment to serving and strengthening the cities and counties that he works with and where he is needed. He previously served on the SEAOSC board of directors in 1998-99. He was the SEAOC convention chair in 2006 and 2014 and continues to serve on the convention committee. Tom was named SEAOSC “structural engineer of the year“ in 2015. He was also named Industry Member of the Year by CBOAC in 2014 and by CALBO in 2015. Tom graduated from California State University, Northridge with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering.