Northeast Association of Code Enforcement


Northeast Association of Code Enforcement

President: Nikki Beavers

PH: 904-868-5933


NEACE Membership Form 2021-2022

Next Meeting:


WHERE:  The Surf Restaurant, Bar & Beach Motel, 3199 S Fletcher Ave., Fernandina Beach, FL 32034

TOPIC:  Fire Safety Inspections for Residential and Commercial Properties

SPEAKER:   City of Fernandina Fire Marshall, Jason Higginbotham

AGENDA:  NEACE Agenda March 9, 2022


January 12 - City of Atlantic Beach

July 13 – Nassau County

March 9 - City of Fernandina Beach

September 7 - City of Jacksonville Beach

May 11 - St. Johns County

November 9 (Nominations/Elections) - Alachua County

Membership Information

reduced NEACE

There’s no better place to start building your professional network and honing your enforcement skills than close to home. N.E.A.C.E. Chapter membership provides you with more than just a way to develop professionally — it allows you to become part of a local group of code enforcement professionals with whom you can discuss issues and concerns as they relate to our area, share experiences, and network for ease of problem solving and fellowship. N.E.A.C.E. members receive bi-monthly training opportunities that enhance their professional growth, and help them meet their F.A.C.E. CEH requirements.  

N.E.A.C.E. Membership is $20.00 per year, and runs December 1st through November 30th of each year. The two options for membership are Active Member – Any person in good standing with the Florida Association of Code Enforcement, and Associate Membership -any person or organization interested in the objectives of the CHAPTER.  Simply fill out the NEACE Membership Form 2021-2022 and mail it to the address listed on the application or better yet come to our next meeting and deliver it in person. If you are in the Northeast Florida region and are interested in joining our chapter, please contact Leslie Banta at If you would like information regarding chapter meetings, please contact President Nikki Beavers at

Meet your current NEACE board members:

President: Nikki Beavers


Vice President: Shawn O’Reilly


Secretary: Crystal Turner


Treasurer: Henry Irving


Past President: Chip Wells


N.E.A.C.E. By-Laws

The Northeast Association of Code Enforcement is a non-profit, non-political organization of Code Enforcement Professionals in the N.E. Region of Florida. The Chapter has a Board of Directors, elected by its members in accordance with the Northeast Florida Chapter of the Florida Association of Code Enforcement By-laws.   The main focus of N.E.A.C.E. is to study and advance the science and practice of code enforcement through certification, training and the exchange of ideas, information and technology. Read the full version of our By-Laws here: NEACE Bylaws.


NEACE Human Trafficking Presentation Jan 2017

Previous Training Meetings:

January 12, 2022 - Media Relations

November 10, 2021 - Holiday Luncheon and Elections

September 8, 2021 - Addressing current issues Pre/Post Covid that include outdoor seating, Conditional Use Application and redevelopment within the city

July 14, 2021 - How The Health Department and Code Enforcement can benefit the community

May 12, 2021 - Preventing aggressive driving, road rage, and distracted driving

March 10, 2021 - Non-conforming land uses, zoning, density, change of use or occupancy, trees in the city, Florida and local case law to support topics

March 11, 2020 - F.O.G. (Fat, Oil and Grease)

January 8, 2020 - Officer Safety and Awareness

December 11, 2019 - No Training Topic

November 2019 - Landlord/tenant disputes with regards to code issues

September 11, 2019 - CBD Laws

July 10, 2019 - Nassau County New Zoning Regulations

May 8, 2019 - Situational Field Awareness and Verbal Judo

March 13, 2019 -

January 9, 2019 - FSS 509.032 Short-term/Vacation rentals (Airbnbs)

December 12, 2018 - Elections and Holiday Luncheon

November 14, 2018 - Weatherization of Housing Units as an element of minimum housing inspections

September 12, 2018 - Hoarding

July 11, 2018 - Historic Preservation, the Importance of Code Enforcement  by Historic Preservation Planner, Salvatore Cumella

May 9, 2018 - How to Handle Difficult People/Situations in Code Enforcement

March 14, 2018 -  By-Laws Discussion

January 10, 2018 - Engaging the Neighborhood

December 13, 2017 - Elections and Holiday Luncheon

November 8, 2017 -  Deescalating interactions with the public

September 2017 -  Cancelled due to Hurricane Irma

July 12, 2017 - Human Trafficking

May 10, 2017 - Fraud, Waste, and Abuse

March 8, 2017 - Mental Health First Aid

January 11, 2017 - Tree Risk Assessment

December 14, 2016 - Board Elections only

November 9, 2016 - “I see dead people, but they are not complying with my Notice of Violation!” (Dealing with deceased owners/probate) 

September 14, 2016 - Mosquito Borne Illnesses and Prevention  

July 13, 2016 - Burning Illegal Material

May 11, 2016 - Richard Zicht, Program Manager for Healthy Families St. Johns / Agency Coordination

March 9, 2016 - Active Shooter and Mass Violence Scenarios