Dave Oglesby, Tim Ruth, GT Karr and Aaron McGlynn
Works to develop seminars and workshops that are directly related to the construction industry. Also worked with Kirkwood Community
College to develop the Residential Construction Academy. Remodelers and Builders can receive designations on the national level for courses taken such as CGR, CGB, CAPS, etc. An assessment will be held in January. Also informs the membership of upcoming seminars of interest throughout the state.
Marty Tunning, Chad Keune, and Dan Wegman
Coordinates the annual golf outing. Tournaments will be organized to accommodate all members and guests.
The 2017 Home Show is February 10, 11 and 12 at the Coralville Marriott and Convention Center. Consumer education and How To displays will be some of the highlights.
Recommends policies to the association on legislative, regulatory and legal issues in Johnson County. Tracks and monitors issues, explores options on ways to deal with issues, bridges communications with local officials and legislative leaders, endorses candidates for local elections and actively recruits candidates for boards and commissions. Discusses strategies and ways to get their message across with the best possible result.
Works closely with all committees and special committees such as the Parade of Homes, Remodelers Show and The Home Show to assist in marketing these activities as well as promoting public awareness of the industry. The association has hired a marketing agency to promote the Home Show and Parade of Homes.
Art Floss, Chair
Develops membership materials, promotes retention of members and actively recruits new members. Call the HBA office to learn how you can become a SPIKE!
Dan Robertson, Chairperson
Coordinates a scattered site showing of new homes in June. Also coordinates activities (breakfast, luncheon, member tour and awards ceremony) related to the Parade.
50th ANNUAL PARADE OF HOMES 2017 – June 3, 4, 6, 8, 10 and 11
GT Karr, Chair and , Brad Storck Vice-Chair
Promotes the remodeling industry. Develops a program to identify, refer, recognize, endorse and offer support to its members in the industry. Coordinates the Remodelers Parade. Additional $55.00 membership fee will be applied.
Iowa City Area Remodelers Showcase
20th ANNUAL REMODLERS PARADE: June 3 and 4
Sat: 10am – 5pm • Sun: 12pm – 5pm
Kelly Manning and Phoebe Martin, Co-Chairs
Recognizes women in the home building industry. Programs are designed to inform, educate, and offer assistance to association members on various projects of mutual interest. The Council meets every other month. Contact us about sponsoring a program for luncheon meetings.
Supports Kirkwood Community College’s Residential Construction Academy for area high school students.
Legislative Committee Activates as needed
The Land Development Council consists of members involved in the land development segment of the building industry. The Council was formed as a business league and the primary purposes of the Council is to promote and advocate equitable development standards by educating local city and county officials about ordinances and policies affecting land development. The Council strives to maintain a high level of professionalism through continuing governmental relations and representation. The Council provides activities, such as education, communication and other services for members of the Council and serves as an advocate for the members of the Council.