Committee Information Request

The BIA committees and councils offer excellent opportunities to network with your peers while providing expertise in a particular area of interest. Each committee offers something different so you’re sure to find one that suits your needs.
Select the committee(s) you are interested in and the liaison will contact you.
Associates Council
 This council serves as a focal point for communication between associate and builder members. It encourages associate members’ participation in the BIA by planning events such as Networking Night.
Build Political Action Committee (PAC)
 This group supports candidates for public office who understand the need for economic growth and who support housing at all economic levels.
Builders & Developers Council
 This council handles issues impacting construction and land development in central Ohio. It strives to be interactive with city and state officials in eliminating barriers to affordable housing and the operation of the free market in the acquisition of developable land. It also deals with technical building issues including building codes, inspection problems and code changes.
Education Committee
 This committee coordinates the educational programming offered by the BIA and provides direction to recruit, educate and retain skilled employees for a career in the residential building industry.
Green Building Initiative
 This group advances and promotes green building practices in residential construction in central Ohio.
Membership Committee
 This committee helps expand the BIA ranks, increase the rate of retention of existing members, and create a greater awareness of the benefits of membership and involvement in the Association.
Professional Women in Building (PWB) Council
 There is an annual fee of $75 to join.
 Council will focus on networking, education, mentoring and community outreach. The NAHB Professional Women in Building Council is the voice of women in the building industry, dedicated to promoting professionalism and supporting our members at the local, state and national levels
Remodelors Council
 There is an annual fee of $60 to join this council.
 This council works to further the education of remodelers, to refine techniques, influence regulatory changes and gain favorable visibility for remodelers. It also coordinates the annual Showcase of Remodeled Homes.
Sales & Marketing Council (SMC)
 There is an annual fee of $95 to join this council.
 This council is geared to the interest of sales and marketing people, and everyone is welcome to join. This mini membership will keep you connected to the BIA, and you will receive a subscription to NAHB’s Ideas magazine. SMC coordinates the annual awards program known as MAME (Marketing And Merchandising Excellence) and develops seminars for sales and marketing people.
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