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Salem, OR—The Department of Consumer and Business Services (DCBS) has appointed Alana Cox as the administrator for the Building Codes Division.

“Alana’s dedication to public service coupled with her technical knowledge and practical approach to solving complex issues will be an asset to the Building Codes Division,” said DCBS Director Andrew Stolfi, who appointed Cox. “She has proven her ability to listen to and support all of our diverse boards, partners, and stakeholders and I’m confident she will be a good steward of Oregon’s unique statewide building code system.” The Building Codes Division is part of DCBS, the state’s largest business regulatory and consumer protection agency.

Cox has served as the interim administrator for the Building Codes Division since September 2020. She has been with BCD since 2016, first as the senior policy advisor, then as the manager of Policy and Technical Services. This included working with the division’s seven advisory boards on code adoption and other rulemaking initiatives, as well as legislative tracking and implementing bills that impact the division

“The Building Codes Division is a dynamic organization, and I am honored to be a part of continuing Oregon’s leadership in ensuring safe and efficient construction while supporting a positive business climate,” said Cox.

Before joining BCD, Cox was the investigations and legal specialist for the Elections Division at the Oregon Secretary of State’s office.

She earned her undergraduate degree from George Washington University and J.D. from Willamette University College of Law. She is a licensed attorney in Oregon.


About BCD: The Building Codes Division adopts statewide construction standards, which ensure a uniform and predictable regulatory environment in Oregon. For more information,

About DCBS: The Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services is Oregon’s largest business regulatory and consumer protection agency. For more information, go to Follow DCBS on Twitter: Receive consumer help and information on insurance, mortgages, investments, workplace safety, and more.

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