Committees & Councils

Our Volunteer Committees

The volunteer committees of the Home Builders Association of Winston-Salem are the “backbone” of the organization.

In order for the HBA to effectively promote the home building industry and continue to provide outstanding services and support to the membership, your help is needed with the committees listed below. Serving on any of these committees can provide you with unique and valuable opportunities to network with industry peers and contacts, develop leadership skills and serve your industry and community.

Committees

Please take a moment to review the committee listing and consider volunteering where you see your talents and abilities best utilized and your professional interests best served. Click on each committee to learn more.

Chairperson: Elizabeth Nance

Blue Door Group LLC

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Co-Chair: Lisa Micheels

Brown Creative Group

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Time commitment: 1-2 hours monthly, 2nd Thursdays

  • Advise the HBAWS Board of Directors, communicating associate members’ issues.
  • Sponsor activities to promote networking opportunities such as Associate Product Night and Builder & Associate Speed Meets.


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Chairperson: Kathy Craven Snodgrass

Piedmont Natural Gas

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Time commitment: 1 hour quarterly

  • Increase member and government official awareness of vital housing issues.
  • Support candidates on local, state, and national levels through fund-raiser efforts of members.


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Chairperson: Aaron Lange

Arden Group LLC

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$10 for lunch / per meeting – Builder Members Only

Time commitment: 1 hour monthly

  • Identify and advocate the needs of the builder members of the association.


The HBAWS Builder Committee is a valuable resource for information about our industry.  It is a useful business building tool for you. The committee is open to all builder members.  Monthly meetings are usually casual lunch meetings for learning from, and sharing with, fellow builder members and guest speakers. 

Meetings will have a 20-30 minute presentation with the option to have an open forum discussion if a speaker cannot make a meeting date.  The meetings are held at the HBA office.  A total of 10 monthly meetings will be held the first Tuesday of the month, except when meetings will be held the second Tuesday due to scheduling conflicts or holidays.

A representative from your company may attend in your place and guests can be invited, (RSVPs for guests will be accepted on a room availability basis and at a charge of $10 to cover the lunch).

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Chairperson: TBD

Time Commitment: To be determined

  • Continue the community outreach for the association following the charitable contributions committee plan.

 

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Chairperson: Lee Riddle

RL Riddle Construction, LLC

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Time commitment: 1-2 hours every other month

  • Study and make recommendations on the educational needs of members.
  • Research and provide membership meeting programs that are consistent with the goals of the association.


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Chairperson: Vicky Slate

Allegacy Federal Credit Union

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Time commitment: 1 hour a month

  • Exercise financial oversight of the HBA of Winston-Salem.

 

Chairperson: Angela Kalamaras

Wilkinson ERA Real Estate

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Time commitment: Varies depending on the sub-committee(s)

  • Plan, organize & produce annual Parade of Homes
  • Plan Fall Parade Breakfast at Association House
  • Plan and organize Golden Home Awards Celebration


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Chairperson: Vicky Slate

Allegacy Federal Credit Union

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Time commitment: 1-2 hours monthly during the 1st quarter

  • Plan, organize, & produce annual spring marketing event for new home construction.
  • Plan Spring Parade Social


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Chairperson: Angela Kalamaras

Wilkinson ERA Real Estate

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Time commitment: 2 hours during the 1st and 4th quarters

  • Encourage funding to meet the hospitality and educational needs of the association through HBA member support.
Chairperson: Missy Easter

Sheally Insurance Group

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Time commitment: 1-2 hours monthly, Dec–Jan.

  • Plan, organize, & produce annual show.


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Chairperson: Kathy Craven Snodgrass

Piedmont Natural Gas

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Time commitment: 1 hour monthly meetings plus follow-up calls to be made after the meeting, 1st Wednesdays

  • Implement programs for membership development/retention.
  • Recognize and welcome new members.
  • Increase awareness of HBA services available through local, state and national resources.
  • Spike Club
  • Increased visibility, recognition and networking opportunities at networking events
  • Unique lapel pins for each level of achievement
  • Additional VIP opportunities throughout the year

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Chairperson: Keely Richardson

BIMCO Plumbing Supply

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Time commitment: 1 hour monthly

  • Arrange and promote FUN activities for the membership, i.e. golf outings and sporting clays tournaments.


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Chairperson: Ryan Froelich

Wishon & Carter Builders, Inc.

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Co-Chair: Justin Draughn

Forsyth Tech Community College

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Time commitment: 1 hour quarterly

  • Create awareness in the community for construction trade
  • Grow partnership with local schools and community college
  • Work with HBA committees and councils to raise funds to provide scholarships to students continuing their education in the construction field at the local community college
  • HBA wide fundraising through sponsors club and special events to provide tools for seniors graduating from carpentry, masonry and electrical courses in WSFCS
  • Sell student made items at Triad Home, Garden & Remodeling Expo, showcase construction trades programs from community college and high school.
  • Attend Career Fairs at local schools to share our story and need for students to train and work in trades
  • Attend NCHBA Career Tech Education meetings quarterly


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President: Preston Harris   

Solid Foundation Construction LLC

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Annual Dues $100/annually, plus meals

Time commitment: 2 hours monthly, 2nd Tuesdays

  • The Remodelers Council strives to provide consumers with a dependable service through which they can locate quality remodeling firms with reputable backgrounds. They meet for the purpose of education of their members and to build solid business leads.
  • Membership is limited to licensed builders or associate members of the HBAWS who have proven their dependability and trustworthiness through time in business and consumer satisfaction.


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President: Amber Harris

Solid Foundation Construction LLC

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Annual Dues: $100

Time commitment: 2-3 hours monthly, 1st Tuesdays

  • The Women’s Council is dedicated to supporting the professional development of women in the home building industry and providing charitable and in-kind donations to local community projects. The Council consists of women and men who are HBAWS members (builders and associates) and women and men who are affiliated with an HBAWS member (employees or extended family).


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HBAWS Rep: Ron Ricci

Ricci Builders & Management, Inc.

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Contact: Cheryl Collins,
Staff Liaison Greater Greensboro Association,
336-855-6255

Annual Dues $75

Time commitment: 1 hour monthly

  • The primary areas of focus for the TGBC is for education, marketing and public awareness of green residential construction. This council welcomes all members, builders and associates who want to encourage sustainability.


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