Leadership

Bob Jones, Former NAHB Chairman, Passes Away

Filed in Leadership by on November 1, 2018 5 Comments
Bob Jones, Former NAHB Chairman, Passes Away

NAHB is mourning the loss of its former chairman Bob Jones of Bloomfield Hills, Mich., who passed away on October 30.

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NAHB Leaders Push for More Favorable Codes

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Leadership by on October 22, 2018 1 Comment
NAHB Leaders Push for More Favorable Codes

NAHB Chair Randy Noel reinforced NAHB’s codes priorities at the International Code Council’s (ICC’s) Board of Directors Meeting on Saturday in Richmond, Va.

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Former NAHB Chairman Ed Brady Named New President and CEO of Home Builders Institute

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health, Leadership by on October 10, 2018 1 Comment
Former NAHB Chairman Ed Brady Named New President and CEO of Home Builders Institute

Ed Brady, 2016 NAHB Chairman, has been named president and chief executive officer of the Home Builders Institute.

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Recruit New Members and Win a Trip to Napa

Filed in Leadership, Membership by on September 28, 2018 0 Comments
Recruit New Members and Win a Trip to Napa

In NAHB’s latest membership recruitment campaign, six lucky winners – and their six lucky spouses or friends – will snag a trip to Napa Valley, California: home to fine wine, delicious food, great golf and the Signature Kitchen Suite Experience and Design Center.

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Blowing Up Battleships Leads to Driving More Memberships

Filed in Leadership, Membership by on September 28, 2018 1 Comment
Blowing Up Battleships Leads to Driving More Memberships

Every other month, a small group of volunteers gathers at the Spokane HBA to spend two hours calling members to see what they need. Oh, and blowing up battleships. They’re psyched about the battleships.

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HBI Gets Cash Infusion from Skilled Labor Fund

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health, Leadership, NAHB Cares by on September 27, 2018 0 Comments
HBI Gets Cash Infusion from Skilled Labor Fund

The National Housing Endowment, NAHB’s philanthropic arm, last week gave a new boost to the Home Builders Institute Pre-Apprenticeship Certificate Training program with a $57,000 check from donations to the Skilled Labor Fund, an initiative launched in 2017 to address the shortage of skilled labor entering the residential construction market.

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NAHB Senior Officers Meet with Puerto Rican Leaders

Filed in Leadership, NAHB Cares by on September 20, 2018 0 Comments
NAHB Senior Officers Meet with Puerto Rican Leaders

NAHB Chairman Randy Noel and Second Vice Chair Dean Mon returned to Puerto Rico this week to commemorate the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Maria, and to meet with local HBA leaders and government officials and discuss progress toward the association’s initiatives.

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NAHB Mourns Passing of James Nistler

Filed in Leadership by on September 7, 2018 0 Comments

Former Oregon HBA president and HUD official James Nistler died on Aug. 17 in Medford, Ore.

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Alicia Huey Seeks Certification as Candidate for NAHB 2020 Third Vice Chair

Filed in Councils & Committees, Leadership by on September 7, 2018 10 Comments

The NAHB Nominations Committee has announced that Alicia Huey, president of AGH Homes Inc. in Birmingham, Ala., submitted her letter of intent to seek certification as a candidate for NAHB 2020 Third Vice Chairman at the 2019 International Builders’ Show meetings. She is a member of the Greater Birmingham Association of Home Builders.

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A 10-Year Anniversary Highlights Need for Housing Finance Reform

Filed in Housing Finance, Leadership by on September 6, 2018 0 Comments
A 10-Year Anniversary Highlights Need for Housing Finance Reform

With Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac now marking their tenth year of conservatorship, NAHB today called on Congress to make it a priority to enact comprehensive reform to the nation’s housing finance system.

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