Saturday, April 19, 2014
2013 Fall Conference

2014 Spring Conference  <>  April 29 - May 1, 2014

Crowne Plaza - Lansing  (formerly the Lexington Lansing)

925 S. Creyts Rd  Lansing, MI.  48917


Please download the conference registration form for full information on this event, shown below:

$99.00 per night room rate available if booked prior to April 15, 2014.

The room block will be released for general reservations after April 15, 2014

and the $99.00 rate may not be available.

When making your reservations, mention that you are with

the COCM Group to receive the rate quoted.


Register soon to take advantage

of the early conference registration rate !

Full Conference Registrations and payment received before April 22, 2014 =$160.00

After April 22, 2014 = $185.00

Single day registrations and payment before April 22, 2014 = $85.00 

 After April 22, 2014 = $110.00

Payments made at the registration table will be assessed the after April 22, 2014 rates


Underlined items are now posted: 

Conference Registration Form

Membership Form

Conference Education Agenda

Agenda updated 3/27/2014

(Agenda to be updated as additional information becomes available)

Registered Conference Attendees

Educational Scholarship Application

Nomination to the Board of Directors Form


Membership Information

COCM Membership 

 COCM Logo

 Membership is necessary to participate

in education programs


2014 Membership Application



Joint Winter Conference EDUCATION AGENDA

All 2014 COCM events will require a

2014 membership form to be submitted.

The Membership Form has been slightly revised

and is now a fillable PDF Form.

Simply click on the words "Membership Form" above,

download the form, type in the requested information,

print the completed form and submit it

as per the instructions on the form.


Honorary Members 


COCM Mailing Address and Contact Information 



PO BOX 1101

Benton Harbor, MI 49023



Ph: 269-208-7779  

Building Safety Month

Building Safety Proclamation signed by COCM President Chris Fuchs....

Building Safety Proclamation

Residential Code Review

The 2012 ICC Residential Code is currently under review by the State of Michigan 

for future adoption. 

November 22, 2013 was the deadline for the submittal of code change proposals.

Information can be obtained from the Bureau of Construction Codes website. 

For more information, contact Martin Van Berlo, COCM Vice President. 


Bureau of Construction Codes Link - Click Here 

Employment Opportunities

Click here for

Employment Opportunities

that COCM has recently been

made aware of..........

Act 54 Instructors Scholarships

Notice to Act 54 Instructors!

COCM financial aid is available 

to instructors for 

State Act 54 approval

or renewal of existing programs.

Click on the link in the left

side column for more details.

Current Cycle Program List

To view the most up to date 

list of 

Act 54 Programs 

presented by COCM 

for the current 

registration cycle 

Click Here

Upcoming Conferences

Upcoming Conferences

2014 Joint Winter Conference

Best Western Plus - Lansing

February 4 and 5, 2014

2014 Spring Conference

Crowne Plaza - Lansing

(formerly Lexington Lansing)

April 29 - May 1, 2014

2014 Fall Conference

Shanty Creek - Bellaire

September 8 -12, 2014

2015 Joint Winter Conference


2015 Spring Conference

Bay City DoubleTree

May 4 - 6, 2015

2015 Fall Conference

Shanty Creek - Bellaire

September 21 - 25, 2015

Watch the website for updates...

2013 COCM Board of Directors

 2013/2014 COCM Board of Directors

click here for Board Contact Information

email -


President - Chris Fuchs

Vice President  - Martin Van Berlo

Secretary - Mike Winkler

Treasurer - Jerry Jones

1st Director - Paul Featherston

2nd Director - Bob Grostick

3rd Director - Tim Gardner 

4th Director - Steven Sheldon (not pictured)

Immediate Past President - John Tisdale (not pictured)