The Division of the State Architect offers a monthly CASp Code Discussion Group (CCDG) meeting for Certified Access Specialists (CASp), design professionals, and code enforcers to discuss various aspects of the California Building Code (CBC) and federal accessibility standards.

Sessions are held on the third Wednesday of every month, from 11:30 am to 12:40 pm, unless otherwise noted. For CASps, one continuing education credit is offered for a minimum of one-hour attendance during the meeting time.

Join the discussion on Blackboard Collaborate web-conferencing system.


Blackboard Collaborate Instructions (PDF).


Use the following Blackboard Collaborate link to access CCDG webinars:

Request for real-time captioning or other special accommodations should be directed to Jessica Axtman at (916) 324-8911 or by email at no later than 3 working days before the meeting date.


January 15 – John Wodatch
  • Session materials will be made available soon.
February 19 – Bill Botten
March 23 – Cris C. Vaughan, CASp, ADAC, PA, Attorney at Law
April 15 – Jim Terry, AIA, CASp of Evan Terry Associates
 May 20 – Scott Windley, Access Board Member
June 17 – N/A
  • No session scheduled for this month.
July 15 – Bill Hecker, AIA of Hecker Design, LLC - Accessibility Consulting
August 19 – Susan Moe, Senior Architect, CASp of DSA
September 16 – Susan Moe, Senior Architect, CASp of DSA
October 21 – Scott Windley, Access Board 
November 18 – Marsha Mazz, Accessibility Codes and Standards at United Spinal Association
  • TBD
December 16 – Minh N. Vu, Attorney, Partner of Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • TBD

January 20 - Jim Terry AIA, CASp & Bill Hecker, Architect, Accessibility Consulting

  • Bill & Jim’s Most Excellent Code Discussion Adventure – An Open Q&A Session
  • CEU: 1 CASp (Federal); 1 CAB

February 17 - Bill Botten of the Access Board

  • ADA Chapter 7: Communication Elements and Features
  • CEU: 1 CASp (Federal); 1 CAB

March 17 Cris Vaughan, CASp, ADAC, PA, Attorney at Law

  • To be announced

April 21

  • To be announced

May 19

  • To be announced

June 16

  • To be announced

July 21

  • To be announced

August 18

  • To be announced

September 15

  • To be announced

October 20

  • To be announced

November 17

  • To be announced

December 15

  • To be announced

CONTACT DSA Headquarters

Headquarters Office

Division of the State Architect

1102 Q Street, Suite 5100
Sacramento, CA 95811


Reception (916) 445-8100
Fax (916) 445-3521

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