The Spokane Home Builders Association is a member-driven association. None of our events or initiatives would be possible without the hard work of our committees. Be on the look- out for new opportunities to get involved in one of the following dynamic active groups. For more information on SHBA councils or committees, including meeting times and dates, please contact the assigned staff liaison.

Education

Apprenticeship & Training Committee: Sets classroom structure and day-to-day activities for the SHBA Apprenticeship program. Also hears and adjusts complaints, maintains standards for employee advancement and growth, as well as employer instruction.

Staff liaison: Kim Waseca-Love, Education & Apprenticeship Director

Education Committee: Supports workforce development in the region to promote careers in the construction industry. Also recommends educational courses and seminars to provide business and industry information to SHBA members and their employees.

Staff liaison: Kim Waseca-Love, Education & Apprenticeship Director

Events

Events Committee: Provides overall guidance and direction for SHBA events.

Staff liaison: Nichole Kerns, Marketing & Communications Director

Fall Festival of Homes Committee: Provides overall guidance, directions and financial determinations for the annual Fall Festival of Homes, an annual scattered site tour of new homes throughout the Spokane area.

Staff liaison: Nichole Kerns, Marketing & Communications Director

Golf Tournament Committee: Provides overall guidance, directions and financial determinations for the annual SHBA Golf Tournament held in June.

Staff liaison: Tracy Suarez, Member Engagement & Program Coordinator

Membership Services

Membership Committee: A fun group focused on growing the Association through member recruitment. Educates members on the rewards of Association membership and reviews additional member benefit programs. Also charged with setting member recruitment incentive programs.

Staff liaison: Jake Turner, Membership Director

Communications Committee: Tasked with guiding the Association’s messaging to consumers, existing members and potential members. Also promotes the SHBA brand in all facets of the Association.

Staff liaison: Nichole Kerns, Marketing & Communications Director

Government Affairs

Government Affairs Committee: Reviews information on local legislation that affects the building industry and general business community and recommends Association policies and strategies.

Staff liaison: Arthur Whitten, Government Affairs Director

SHBA-PAC: Focuses the membership’s collective resources to actively participate in influencing state and local issues, candidates and elected officials that impact the building industry.

Staff liaison: Arthur Whitten, Government Affairs Director

Councils

Remodelers Council: Provides education to increase professionalism in the local remodeling industry and conducts community service projects. Annual membership dues are $70.

Staff liaison: Kim Waseca-Love, Education & Apprenticeship Director