Member Announces Retirement
Randy Austin announced his retirement as the chief inspector for the state of Arizona effective July 27, 2018. In 1980, Mr. Austin began work as a boiler inspector with the state of Colorado before eventually becoming that state’s chief inspector in 2002. After retiring from the state of Colorado in 2007, he became the chief inspector for Arizona. As a National Board member, Mr. Austin served on several National Board Inspection Code committees. In 2017, he received a 15-year National Board membership award.
Mr. Austin is also a five year veteran of the U.S. Navy, where he served as a boiler technician. He was also a member of the Colorado Army National Guard for nine years.