South West Association of Code Enforcement
Andre Deschenes, President
Office: (941) 764-4171
The SWACE Board meets on the second Wednesday of the even-numbered months; we hold membership training meetings on all odd-numbered months. ALL ARE INVITED! The subject and location are TBA.
Visit http://codemanhero.com soon for chapter and training information. Also visit our blog site, http://codeenforcementnews.com for useful information relating to the code enforcement field. Keep those pictures rolling in!
Check out the link to our SWACE website and learn more: http://codemanhero.com/about/swace/.
Feel free to contact Andre Deschenes, President at Andre.Deschenes@CharlotteCountyFL.gov or call 941.764.4171.
NEXT SWACE Training
When: July 11, 2018 from 10am - Noon
Location: Fort Myers City Hall Council Chambers, 2200 Second St., Fort Myers, FL 33901
Topic: Board Elections & Personal Preparedness for Code Officers
Instructor: Todd Hoagland, Field Supervisor, Cape Coral Code Compliance
SWACE Photo of the Month Contest
SWACE is always interested in seeing photos of the most interesting violations our members may come across in their regular daily patrols. In fact we'll send you some FREE Code Gear as a prize if your photo is selected as the Winner of the Month. So get out there and take the best photos of the worst violations you can find - artisitc quality appreciated of course - then send them one at a time to us at the site below:
Be sure to include a brief description, the address if appropriate, and your contact information so we know where to mail your prize if your photo is chosen as our Monthly Winner.
SWACE Board of Directors
President: Andre Deschenes, Charlotte County - Andre.Deschenes@charlottecountyfl.gov
Vice President: Tina Matta, Cape Coral - firstname.lastname@example.org
Treasurer: Todd Hoagland, Cape Coral - email@example.com
Sgt. At Arms: Ryan Conrad, Fort Myers - firstname.lastname@example.org
Secretary: Kim LeFebvre, Fort Myers - email@example.com
Past President: Shawn Horton, Charlotte County - Shawn.Horton@charlottecountyfl.gov
PRIOR BI-MONTHLY TRAINING MEETING DATES & TOPICS:
(Normally on the 2nd Wednesday of all Odd Numbered Months)
May 9, 2018 - Elder Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation
March 14, 2018 - Mold - Hurricanes, Health and Florida
January 10, 2018 - Lee County Homeless Coalition
November 8, 2017 - Derelict Vessels
September 13, 2017 - Cancelled due to Hurricane Irma
July 12, 2017 - Officer Awareness
May 10, 2017 - Disaster Preparedness
March 8, 2017 - Avoiding Dog Bites
November 9, 2016 - Unlicensed contractor database sponsored by Floridauctf.org
September 14, 2016 - Cancelled
July 13th, 2016 - Zika Virus - Shelly Redovan - CDM Deputy Director, Education & Communication - Lee County Mosquito Control District
May 11th, 2016 - Signs & Symptoms of Mental Illness - Asst. V.P. Saluscare Crisis Unit - Tina Sumo, MA, CAP.
March 9th, 2016 - Human Trafficking Awareness - Karen Curtiss & Erica Kiah of the Human Trafficking Awareness Partnership, Inc
January 13th, 2016 - Code Enforcement Stormwater Issues in SW Florida - Leigh Simmons - Division of Natural Resources & David Liccardi - Bonita Springs Public Works Senior Project Manager & Wes Anderson - Fort Myers Stormwater Resource Manager
November 18th, 2015 - Methamphetamine Identification - Sgt. James W. Vanande - CCSO US Marshal's Task force
September 9th, 2015 - Unlicensed Activity - William Teal III - DBPR Investigator
May 13, 2015 - Training for Trespass - Cape Coral Section Manager Michael VanDeutekom
March 11, 2015 - Personal Preparedness for Code Officers - Bonita Springs Director Frank Cassidy
January 12, 2015 - SKYWARN Severe Weather Spotter - (NWS) Meteorologist Daniel Noah FPEM