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

To enroll in a committee, please email


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

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

Professional Women in Building (PWB)

Professional Women in Building Clark County is a powerhouse of innovation, design, construction, and development. PWB is connecting professionals from every facet and function of the home building industry. This council promotes industry professionalism, recognizes members’ achievements, and mentors developing talent.

Chair: Alexa Lee, GRO

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

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       

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                                                           

Scholarship / Casino Night Planning Committee

The BIA Scholarship / Casino Night Planning 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: Melissa Bailey, PNW Fire Protection


Golf Committee

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

Chair: Kevin Trevena, Parr Lumber

Parade of Homes Committee

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

Chair: Caleb Blanton, New Tradition Homes

Remodeled Homes Tour Committee

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

Chair: Elizabeth Gomez, Bridge City Contracting

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