Committees

As a member-driven association there are many opportunities for you to participate in BIA activities.

Due to COVID-19, in-person meetings are temporarily banned. For the next virtual meeting, please reach out to the assigned staff for details.

 

Spike Club

Spikes are honored for their contributions to the BIA of Clark County and are regarded as accomplished and connected members. Additionally, Spikes receive special perks for achieving recruitment milestones. Learn more.

2020 Top Spike: Chuck Neibert, Affinity Homes
BIA Staff: Karen Hall

 

Government Affairs Committee

Proactive group of members dedicated to improving the regulatory and statutory environment for the success of companies within the building industry, and to ensure housing affordability for Southwest Washington.

Chair: Eric Golemo, SGA Engineering
BIA Staff: Ryan Makinster

 

Building Industry Group PAC

The political voice for the construction industry in Southwest Washington, BIG PAC works to create a business-friendly environment by supporting candidates for office that are advocates for housing affordability and construction, in general, as well as educate the public about construction costs associated with government regulations, fees, and land-use policy.

Chair: Jamie Howsley, Jordan Ramis PC
Staff: Ryan Makinster

 

Scholarship Committee

The BIA Scholarship Committee is charged with raising the funds needed to award scholarships and grants to the future leaders of our industry. Since 1996, building professionals have come together to support high school, undergraduate and graduate students seeking degrees in an industry-related field of study and training in the skilled trades.

Chair: Sarah Neibert, Affinity Homes
BIA Staff: Andrea Smith

 

Golf Committee

Golf enthusiast members that help to plan the annual membership golf tournament.

Chair: Kevin Trevena, Parr Lumber
BIA Staff: Danielle Kilian

 

Parade of Homes Committee

Key event stakeholders that aid in the planning and implementation of the annual Parade of Homes showcase.

Chair: Aaron Helmes, Generation Homes Northwest
BIA Staff: Danielle Kilian
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Remodelers of Clark County

As expert resources for remodeling information, the remodelers seek to unify the industry and increase consumer awareness of the credibility of member companies. The council is dedicated to improving business management skills, networking with peers, and participating in community service opportunities.

Chair: Elizabeth Gomez, Bridge City Contracting                                                                                                                                      
BIA Staff: Ryan Makinster
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Remodeled Homes Tour Committee

Remodeling industry professionals tasked with helping to plan the annual Remodeled Homes Tour.

Chair: Elizabeth Gomez, Bridge City Contracting
BIA Staff: Danielle Kilian
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New Homes Tour Committee

New home construction industry professionals tasked with helping to plan the annual New Homes Tour and the kick-off event: Chef, Hop & Vine.

Chair: John Colgate, Affinity Homes
BIA Staff: Danielle Kilian
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Green Building Council

Developed to cultivate, unify, and promote the green building industry to foster sustainable practices in the development and building of communities, neighborhoods, and homes.

Chair: Jerud Martin, Urban NW Homes
BIA Staff: Andrea Smith

 

Membership Advisory Committee

Committed to protecting and promoting the industry, council members work to recruit new members to the association while engaging existing members. 

Co-Chairs: Chuck Neibert, Affinity Homes and Mark Kroll, Biggs Insurance
BIA Staff: Karen Hall

 

Sales & Marketing Committee

Sales and marketing professionals in the residential real estate industry with the goal of providing career support for peers through networking and education.

Chair: Jennifer Walsh, Pacific Lifestyle Homes
BIA Staff: Karen Hall