Puts on the Parade of Homes, The Home Show, Nail Drivers Open golf outing, Professional Women in Building Council quarterly socials and monthly membership meetings. The Events Committee is overseen by President Andy Hodge.
The Parade of Homes and The Home Show are focus committees and require firm commitments. The Parade of Homes is overseen by the 2nd Vice President Jason Walton. Visit iowacityhomes.thegazette.com. The Home Show is, April 26-28 at the Johnson County Fairgrounds visit ichomeshow.com, and overseen by 1st Vice President Jennie Wunderlich. For events outside the two focus committees, members may help with as much as they wish. The Professional Women in Building, overseen by Melissa Schooley executes quarterly socials and oversees fundraising activities.
Andy Hodge, President; Jennie Wunderlich, 1st VP
Ali Salow Executive Officer
2024 Iowa City Area HBA Parade of Homes Dates and Times:
*NOTE: The Remodelers Parade is the FIRST weekend ONLY!
Parade of Homes Committee
The Parade of Homes Committee Chair is Robin Sueppel
The Iowa City Area HBA Home & Garden Show
The Home Show is April 26-28 at the Johnson County Fairgrounds. Visit ichomeshow.com. Daily giveaway contests, featured vendors, Love Iowa products and Expert Q&As are some of the highlights.
Home Show Committee Chair, Art Floss
Identifies and plans educational opportunities for members and promotes the trades to our future workforce.
Recommends policies to the association on legislative, regulatory and legal matters. Tracks and monitors issues, explores options on ways to deal with them and connects with local officials and legislative leaders. Endorses candidates for local elections and actively recruits candidates for boards and commissions. Discusses strategies and methods of advocating to gain the best possible results. Board member Mike Pugh oversees the Legislative Committee.
Legislative Committee, chaired by Mike Pugh.
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 HBA Remodelers Parade. Additional $75 membership fee applies.
2024 Iowa City Area HBA Remodelers Parade Dates and Times:
Saturday, June 8: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday, June 9: Noon – 5 p.m.
The Remodelers Council is chaired by Heather Kuenster
Assists and supports area schools in the operation of their vocational training programs. Initiatives include the Student-Built House Program, Build My Future showcase, career fairs, job shadows and guest lecturing at ACE Academy classes.
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 once per quarter. Contact the HBA office about sponsoring a program. The Professional Women in Building Council is chaired by Brogan Messer and Diavi McDuffy.
Supports 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 mentorship and opportunities to build contacts during quarterly meetings. Brogan Messer and Tyesha Perry co-chair the YPN.