Councils & Committees

First Tradeswoman to Lead NAHB Professional Women in Building

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First Tradeswoman to Lead NAHB Professional Women in Building

As the first tradeswoman to chair the NAHB Professional Women in Building Council (PWB), Darylene Dennon is ready to open the door of opportunity to even more women.

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New 55+ Council Chair Focused on Connecting Members

Filed in 55+ Housing, Councils & Committees, Leadership by on March 19, 2019 0 Comments
New 55+ Council Chair Focused on Connecting Members

One of the leading building and 55+ community developers, Karen Schroder, a builder from East Lansing, Mich., was recently installed as the 2019 chair of the 55+ Housing Industry Council.

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4 Standout Associate and Builder Members Recognized at IBS

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4 Standout Associate and Builder Members Recognized at IBS

NAHB presented awards to four standout Associate and Builder members during the Associates of Excellence Awards luncheon at the International Builders’ Show. The awards recognize members for contributing to the strength of NAHB and the housing industry through leadership and professional excellence in a variety of areas.

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Scholarship Offers a Jump Start for Remodelers Council Leaders

Filed in Councils & Committees, Remodelers by on March 15, 2019 0 Comments
Scholarship Offers a Jump Start for Remodelers Council Leaders

The 2019 NAHB Remodelers Leadership Scholarship will provide $1,500 to offset travel expenses for local chairs or vice chairs of NAHB Remodelers-affiliated councils to attend NAHB’s Spring Board Meetings in Washington, D.C., June 4-8.

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New BSC Chair Sees Systems-Built Housing as One Solution to Labor Challenges

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New BSC Chair Sees Systems-Built Housing as One Solution to Labor Challenges

One of the nation’s leading modular home builders, Ken Semler of Express Modular, was installed as the 2019 chair of the Building Systems Councils (BSC) at the International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas.

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Offsite Construction Gaining Interest Among Builders

Offsite Construction Gaining Interest Among Builders

More builders anticipate transitioning to building systems in the years, based on survey results from Home Innovation Research Labs. Results showed that although there was immediate interest in many building systems components, increased appeal over the next five years provides greater opportunity for growth in certain markets.

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NAHB Professional Women in Building to Charter 6 New Councils at IBS

NAHB Professional Women in Building to Charter 6 New Councils at IBS

At its annual board of trustees meeting at the International Builders’ Show, PWB will charter six new councils, whose leadership is eager to support their local communities, network with other female professionals, and encourage more women to pursue careers in the building industry.

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16 Outstanding Members Nominated for PWB Leadership Awards

16 Outstanding Members Nominated for PWB Leadership Awards

The NAHB Professional Women in Building (PWB) Council is proud to announce the nominees for its 2018 Leadership Awards. The awards honor members who have contributed to the home building industry and their councils in four distinct areas: Woman of the Year, Member of the Year, One to Watch and Executive Officer of the Year.

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How Offsite Construction Can Help in 2019 and Beyond

How Offsite Construction Can Help in 2019 and Beyond

Offsite construction provides residential home builders with quick, efficient building solutions amid skilled labor shortages and rising material costs. At the International Builders’ Show, the Building Systems Council Lounge provides ample educational opportunities for those who may not be sure what building systems entail, but are interested in learning more about them as a resource for the future.

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Shining a Spotlight on Women in the Workforce

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Shining a Spotlight on Women in the Workforce

NAHB’s annual Professional Women in Building Week, Sept. 17-21, sparked a national focus on the contributions of women in the industry as HBAs around the country celebrated this special week. Here’s just a sampling of some local PWB councils’ activities.

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