Leadership

Meet NAHB Master Instructor Donny Mack

Filed in Education, Leadership by on July 17, 2018 0 Comments
Meet NAHB Master Instructor Donny Mack

Donny Mack, CAPS, CGP, CGR, CSP, GMB, is a third-generation builder who believes that anyone who makes a living in an industry has a moral obligation to give back to that industry.

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2019 Builders’ Show Seeks Ambassadors

2019 Builders’ Show Seeks Ambassadors

Registration for the 2019 NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) opens Sept. 4, and NAHB is looking for enthusiastic members to join the IBS ambassador team. If you love telling people how attending the Show has benefited your business and want more of your fellow HBA members to join you Feb. 19-21 in Las Vegas, then […]

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Help Develop Associate Leaders at the Midyear Directors Meeting

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Help Develop Associate Leaders at the Midyear Directors Meeting

Are you attending the upcoming 2018 Midyear Board of Directors Meeting in Portland? Be sure to register for a fantastic night of food, drinks and fun in support of a cause important to the home building industry.

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Kavanaugh and Home Building: What the Record Shows

Filed in Environmental, Housing Finance, Leadership, Legal by on July 11, 2018 17 Comments
Kavanaugh and Home Building: What the Record Shows

As legal pundits and news outlets pour over Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s extensive judicial record to learn more about President Trump’s new Supreme Court nominee, members need only turn to the multiple NAHB court cases over which Kavanaugh has presided at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit to get a fuller picture.

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Apply to Serve on an NAHB Committee or Council Board

Filed in Councils & Committees, Leadership, Membership by on July 11, 2018 0 Comments
Apply to Serve on an NAHB Committee or Council Board

The online application for NAHB committee and council board of trustees appointments is now live. Your NAHB Senior Officers strongly encourage all members to think about throwing their hats into the ring for 2019. The deadline to apply is Sept. 23.

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NAHB Closed on July 4th to Commemorate Independence Day

Filed in Leadership by on July 4, 2018 0 Comments
NAHB Closed on July 4th to Commemorate Independence Day

Cue the hot dogs, cold beverages and the parade grand marshal: NAHB’s offices are closed today to commemorate our great nation’s birthday and celebrate with our family and friends. Stay safe this Fourth of July, enjoy the fireworks, and give a salute to the brave men and women who continue to keep us free.

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Builders Discuss Rising Lumber Prices with Commerce Secretary Ross

Filed in Capitol Hill, Leadership by on June 19, 2018 25 Comments
Builders Discuss Rising Lumber Prices with Commerce Secretary Ross

NAHB Chairman Randy Noel, CEO Jerry Howard and senior staff met today with Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to discuss the growing problem of escalating lumber prices that are being exacerbated by tariffs on Canadian lumber imports into the U.S.

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A Competitive Spirit and Careful Planning Net 1,100 New Members

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A Competitive Spirit and Careful Planning Net 1,100 New Members

Far away from the big cities of the Texas Triangle, a passionate and heated competition would ultimately determine the champion of the entire Lone Star State. No, it wasn’t a football game under Friday night lights. It was a few Texas HBAs lining up for the kickoff of a statewide membership drive.

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Deadline Looms for Legal Action Fund Requests

Filed in Councils & Committees, Leadership, Legal by on June 13, 2018 0 Comments
Deadline Looms for Legal Action Fund Requests

Applications are due June 22 for the NAHB Legal Action Fund, which provides financial assistance to state and local HBAs as well as their builder/developer members involved in litigation with the potential to significantly affect the industry.

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NAHB Joins ICC to Commemorate National Building Safety Week

NAHB Joins ICC to Commemorate National Building Safety Week

NAHB Construction, Codes and Standards Committee Chair Sowders hailed the cooperative nature of the NAHB-ICC relationship, highlighting the work on the ICC-700 National Green Building standard as just one example. And like ICC, NAHB understands the importance of raising awareness of building safety. “NAHB is pleased to be able to continue its support of not only this event, but also the ideals it represents,” he told the assembled building officials and codes experts.

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