DC Board of Industrial Trades

May 17, 2022 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Location name: 
Department of Consumer of Regulatory Affairs (DCRA)
Street Address: 
1100 4th St SW, Washington, DC 20024

The District of Columbia Board of Industrial Trades was established to protect the public health, safety, and welfare of the citizens of the District by ensuring that individuals engaged in these trades have the specialized skills and training required to perform such services for the public.

The Board license law, which governs asbestos workersplumberselectriciansrefrigeration and air conditioning mechanicssteam and operating engineers, and those in the elevator trades (with the exception of District of Columbia and Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority employees). The Board may establish bonding and insurance requirements, subcategories of licensure, education, and experience requirements for licensure, and other requirements.

The Board is comprised of 15 tradespersons, who are appointed by the Mayor and licensed in the District: three plumbers; two electricians; two refrigeration and air conditioning mechanics; two steam engineers; two asbestos workers; one elevator mechanic; one elevator inspector; one elevator contractor; and one consumer member. Eight members of the Board constitute a quorum.

The Board meets on the third Tuesday each month at 1:00 p.m. at the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs located at 1100 4th Street, SW, Washington, DC 20024.

Board meeting minutes are available at www.open-dc.gov.


Meeting Dates  

Please contact the Board to confirm meeting dates/times/locations.

  • January 18, 2022
  • February 15, 2022
  • March 15, 2022
  • April 19, 2022
  • May 12, 2022
  • June 14, 2022
  • July 12, 2022
  • August - Recess
  • September 20, 2022
  • October 18, 2022
  • November 15, 2022
  • December 20, 2022

Contact Us

Board Members

Brian Cooper, Chair – Elevator Contractor
Richard Jackson, Vice Chair – Master Plumber/Gasfitter
Khidhar Abdulshakur – Asbestos Worker
Michael Dalton – Consumer Member
Petrick Washington – Elevator Mechanic
Constantin Rodousakis – Master Electrician
Terrence Hughes – Master Plumber/Gasfitter
Michael Johnson – Master Plumber/Gasfitter
Garth Grannum – Master Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic
Alvin Venson, Sr. – Master Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic
Alex Lemu – Class 1, Steam Engineer
Courtney Braxton – Asbestos Worker Supervisor
Shawn Ellis – Class 1, Steam Engineer
Tanya Lewis – Master Electrician
Vacant – Elevator Inspector

Board Staff

Nicole McClendon – Program Coordinator
Chanda Kearney – Board Administrator

For more information, please contact DCRA’s Occupational and Professional Licensing Administration using our online inquiry form, via email at dcra@dc.gov, by phone at (202) 442-4320.

Address: 1100 4th St SW Suite 500, Washington, D.C. 20024
Direct Email: opla.industrialtrades@dc.gov


Call: 650-479-3208

Access Code: 2308 970 7076

Industrial Trades - May 2022 Agenda