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Vice President Pence Speaks to NAHB This Morning

Filed in Capitol Hill, Leadership by on June 14, 2017 0 Comments
Vice President Pence Speaks to NAHB This Morning

Vice President Mike Pence addresses NAHB members who are in Washington, D.C. this morning for the association’s Legislative Conference before the members head to Capitol Hill and a visit with their legislators.

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NAHB Mourns Passing of John R. Giaquinto

Filed in Leadership by on June 12, 2017 0 Comments
NAHB Mourns Passing of John R. Giaquinto

John R. Giaquinto, 94, a longtime leader in the New Jersey HBA, BUILD-PAC and NAHB, died June 9.

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Utah Builders Cheer a Legal Victory

Filed in Leadership, Legal by on June 8, 2017 0 Comments
Utah Builders Cheer a Legal Victory

Victory is sweet, and this video shows why the camaraderie that comes from HBA membership — and a little help from National — is even sweeter.

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Howard Lauds DCW ‘Success Story’

Filed in International Builders' Show, Leadership by on June 1, 2017 0 Comments
Howard Lauds DCW ‘Success Story’

NAHB’s CEO spoke recently at the Exhibition and Convention Executives Forum in Washington, D.C. about “the amazing success story” of Design & Construction Week (DCW), NAHB’s expansion of the International Builders’ Show. Planning is well underway for the fifth annual DCW, taking place in Orlando Jan. 9-11, 2018. Registration for the 2018 Show opens Aug. 1.

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Remembering Leon Weiner

Filed in Leadership by on May 30, 2017 3 Comments
Remembering Leon Weiner

In the atrium of the National Housing Center in Washington, D.C., NAHB’s national headquarters, there is a life-size bust of Leon N. Weiner, the Delaware-based builder and developer who served as president of the association in 1967. He’s the only NAHB leader to be so honored. But then again, there is only one Leon Weiner.

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EPA Head to Speak to NAHB June 15

NAHB will welcome Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt to the Midyear Meetings in Washington, D.C. on June 15 to update board and committee members on progress the Trump administration has made toward cutting red tape from the regulatory process and transferring more authority from the federal government to the states.

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PWB: Building Leaders – and Confidence

PWB: Building Leaders – and Confidence

Everyone knows how scary it can be to jump into something new. As an immigrant, a non-native English speaker, and a woman in a traditionally male-dominated industry, Xiaobei Sullivan has faced her fears head on to become a leader in the building industry.

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Meet our Master Instructors

Filed in Education, Leadership, Membership by on April 27, 2017 2 Comments
Meet our Master Instructors

NAHB has named 12 longtime educators as Master Instructors for the courses that builders, remodelers and their trade partners take to earn NAHB designations or to improve their business management and building science skills.

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NAHB Mourns Death of Arthur Rutenberg

Filed in Leadership by on April 10, 2017 0 Comments

Arthur Rutenberg, father of past NAHB Chairman Barry Rutenberg and a respected home builder, passed away on March 29 at the age of 89. Born in Chicago in 1927, Mr. Rutenberg served in the U.S. Navy in World War II and earned a chemical engineering degree from Northwestern University. Mr. Rutenberg moved to Clearwater, Florida […]

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Spikes Win Big During Membership Drive

Filed in Leadership, Membership by on March 21, 2017 0 Comments

This year, the NAHB Federation is focusing on net growth during the 2017 Membership Drive. Local associations can earn $35 per net new member, up to a total of $1,500.

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