Leadership

‘One and Done’ Will Lead to Better Building Codes

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Leadership, Membership by on July 25, 2018 8 Comments
‘One and Done’ Will Lead to Better Building Codes

This fall, NAHB will produce a voting guide that highlights the proposals most important to home builders. The committee is calling on the Federation to name one member in each HBA to give that guide to a local code official who will vote – either in person or online – after the upcoming public hearings on these code proposals.

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NAHB Mourns the Passing of Greg Miedema

Filed in Leadership, Membership, Remodelers by on July 24, 2018 1 Comment
NAHB Mourns the Passing of Greg Miedema

Mr. Miedema, an award-winning businessman and PR expert, as well as EO of the HBA of Northern Colorado and past chair of NAHB Remodelers, died July 16 after an 11-year battle with cancer.

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Join NAHB Leaders in Portland July 25-28

Filed in Councils & Committees, Leadership, Membership by on July 20, 2018 0 Comments
Join NAHB Leaders in Portland July 25-28

State and local leaders will soon gather for NAHB’s annual Midyear Meeting. And while only members can vote at their board and committee meetings, non-committee, council and board members of NAHB are warmly invited to attend – even for just a day or two – and learn more about what our association is doing to help strengthen our members’ businesses.

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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

Filed in Leadership, Membership by on July 12, 2018 0 Comments
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 18 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, Trade by on June 19, 2018 26 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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