Marty Tunning, Chad Keune and Dan Wegman, Co-Chairs
Coordinates the annual golf outing. Tournaments are organized to accommodate all members and guests.
Maggie Gehrls and Devin Madsen, Co-Chairs
The Home Show is scheduled for Feb. 7, 8 and 9 at the Coralville Marriott Hotel & Conference Center. Consumer education and “How To” displays are some of the highlights.
Mike Pugh, Chair
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 message across with the best possible results.
Works closely with all committees and special committees such as the Parade of Homes, Remodelers Parade and The Home Show to assist in marketing these activities as well as promoting public awareness of the industry. The association hires Ad Market Productions and Easton Design 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!
Mitchell Manning, Chair
Coordinates a scattered-site showing of new homes during June. Also coordinates activities (breakfast and awards ceremony, luncheon and member tour) related to the parade.
2020 Parade of Homes
The 2020 Parade of Homes has been moved to August. Dates and times are:
Saturday, Aug. 1: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.*
Sunday, Aug. 2: Noon – 5 p.m.*
Tuesday, Aug. 4: 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 6: 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 8: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 9: Noon – 5 p.m.
*NOTE: The Remodelers Parade is the first weekend ONLY!
Brogan Messer and James Robinson, Co-Chairs
Our Young Professionals Network (YPN) is a designed to support those new to the home-building industry, including recent graduates and members age 35 or younger changing professions or simply looking for the next step in their career. YPN offers mentoring and opportunities to build contacts during its monthly meetings on the last Monday.
The Legislative Committee activates the Land Development Council as needed. The council consists of members involved in the building industry’s land-development segment. It was formed as a business league and the primary purposes are to promote and advocate equitable development standards by educating city and county officials about ordinances and policies affecting land development. The council strives to maintain a high level of professionalism through ongoing governmental relations and representation. It provides activities, such as education, communication and other services, for council members and also serves as an advocate for them.
Brad Storck, Chair
Promotes the local remodeling industry by developing programs to identify, refer, recognize, endorse, educate and offer support to members. The council provides opportunities to network locally, regionally and nationally and coordinates the annual Iowa City Area Remodelers Parade. Additional $55 membership fee applies.
2020 Remodelers Parade Dates and Times:
Saturday, Aug. 1: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 2: Noon – 5 p.m.
Andy Martin, Chair
Assists and supports area schools in the operation of their vocational training programs.
Kelly Manning, Chair
Supports 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 also oversees the Iowa City Area HBA Scholarship Program and meets quarterly. Contact us about sponsoring a program for luncheon meetings.