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)

Blackboard Meeting Link

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 Heckler, 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 - Stoyan Bumbalov, CASp Consultant

December 16 - Minh N. Vu, Attorney, Partner of Seyfarth Shaw LLP


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

  •  CEU: 1 CASp (Equivalent); 1 CAB 

April 21 - Janis Kent, FAIA

  • CEU: 1 CASp (Equivalent); 1 CAB 

May 19 -Marsha Mazz, Accessibility Codes and Standards at United Spinal Association

  • CEU: 1 CASp (Equivalent); 1 CAB  

June 16 - Susan Moe, DSA Senior Architect, CASp

  • CEU: 1 CASp (CBC-Specific); 1 CAB  

July 21 - Stoyan Bumbalov, CASp

  • Part 2 Chapter 11A Important Details
  • CEU: 1 CASp (CBC-Specific); 1 CAB

August 18

  • TBD  

September 15

  • TBD 

October 20

  • TBD  

November 17

  • TBD 

December 15

  • TBD 

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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