BIA Welcomes Sarah Hannon-Nein as New Communications Manager

The Building Industry Association of Clark County (BIA) is pleased to announce the selection of Sarah Hannon-Nein as its new Communications & Education Program Manager.

“I am grateful for the opportunity to continue advancing the innovative programs and services the BIA offers its members and community,” Sarah said.  “As Vancouver has always been my home, I’m proud to represent this vital industry in the Pacific Northwest.”

In her role, Sarah will oversee the BIA’s marketing and communication efforts, including public relations, web presence and social media.  As a liaison to the media community, she will prepare press releases and maintain outreach with local contacts. She will also serve as the staff contact for education, workforce development and Building Futures Foundation Scholarship Committee.

Prior to joining the BIA team, Sarah served as Public Events Manager at The Historic Trust, and has great stories and wonderful memories to tell from her years with the Portland Trail Blazers. A community advocate, Sarah serves locally as a member of the local non-profit, Community Military Appreciation Committee (CMAC), most recently working on the 9/11 remembrance ceremony hosted on the Vancouver waterfront.

A local graduate of Prairie High School, Sarah went on to earn her Bachelor’s in Communications at Portland State University, interned with Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler and received a Public Engagement Certificate from Pepperdine University. She is currently pursuing a master’s degree in Information Technology and Data Administration from Central Washington University.