National Codes and Safety Expert

Bringing over 28 years of elevator and lift industry experience, Kevin Brinkman has been responsible for Codes and Safety at NEII since 2015. In his role as vice president for codes and safety, he focuses on code development and adoption along with the safety of elevator workers and the riding public.

Mr. Brinkman serves on a number of influential code development committees in his position. He is a member of the ASME A17 Standards Committee for the Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators and the chair of the ASME A17 Code Coordination and Editorial committees as well as being a member of several other A17 working committees. Mr. Brinkman also serves on the International Code Council/ANSI A117.1 Committee, NFPA 5000 and 101 technical committees, and is involved in the International Building Code process. 

Within NEII, he is the staff liaison for the Central Code, Architectural Standards, Performance Standards, and Field Employee Safety Committees. 

Mr. Brinkman’s previous work experience includes serving as Vice President of Engineering for ThyssenKrupp Access and National Wheel-O-Vator, both manufacturers of small elevators and lifts. He has also been a consultant in the elevator industry. 

Mr. Brinkman graduated from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in Terre Haute, Indiana with a BS in Mechanical Engineering, and is a Professional Engineer in the state of Illinois.


neii's professional engineer

Kevin is one of the most indispensable members of the NEII team. He is a professional engineer with almost three decades of elevator and escalator experience. His field knowledge is unmatched. Our members and our NEII team rely on Kevin's expertise in matters of old and new code, uniform standards, public safety, and technician safety. His warm personality and diligent work ethic make Kevin a great collaborator

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Topeka, KS 66610


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