William D. Dupler, who had been serving as Chesterfield County’s Interim Deputy County Administrator for Community Development, was named to the post permanently at the Board of Supervisors’ meeting on April 27.
His responsibility includes the departments of Building Inspection, Community Development Block Grant, Economic Development, Environmental Engineering, Planning, Revitalization, Transportation and Utilities. He previously was the Director of the Department of Building Inspections in Chesterfield. He has worked in Virginia for Henrico County and Arlington County, in addition to Chesterfield County as a plans examiner, engineering supervisor and deputy building official since 1978.
He is a graduate of the University of Maryland with a B.S. degree from the college of Engineering and the Virginia Commonwealth University with a certificate in Public Administration.
In addition, he serves as the Secretary Treasurer of the Board of Directors of the International Code Council, a membership association of code officials 50,000 strong, dedicated to building safety and fire prevention.