Committees & Councils


Committee sign up form

Joining a committee is a great way to get involved, meet new people and contribute your skills to the association. Meetings typically last about 1 hour. Most are held at the HBASE office but some committees choose to hold their meetings at alternative locations throughout the city. Meeting notices are emailed or texted to committee members one week prior to meeting date.


BUILDING & GROUNDS COMMITTEE

Oversee repairs and updates to the HBASE office building. This committee meets as needed.

  • 2017 Chair: Charlie Beatch, Beatch Construction LLC


EVENTS COMMITTEE
Organize all membership events such as membership meetings, Casino Night, Member Appreciation Night and more.

  • 2017 Chair: Mike Sprang, J. H. Larson Electrical Co.


GOLF CLASSIC COMMITTEE
Plan and promote the annual Golf Classic tournament. This committee meets 5-6 times a year.

  • 2017 Chair: Ryan Konz, American Bank & Trust


HOME SHOW COMMITTEE
Plan, organize, produce and promote the annual Sioux Empire Home Show. This committee splits into 10 subcommittees and meets 7 times between September-March.

  • 2017 Co-Chair: Jason Seykora, Seykora Remodeling LLC

  • 2017 Co-Chair: Deb Ziemke, CorTrust Mortgage, Inc.


LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE (State / National)
Review proposed state legislative bills and national legislation; develop and maintain relationships with state and national officials. This committee meets weekly during legislation session.

  • 2017 Chair: Sabrina Meierhenry, Land Title Guaranty


LOCAL GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS COMMITTEE
Works on local issues of importance to land developers and builders; represented on the City’s Infrastructure Review Advisory Board (IRAB). This committee meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month.

  • 2017 Chair:  Joel Ingle, C-Lemme Companies LLC


MEMBER EDUCATION COMMITTEE
Coordinate educational programs specfically to benefit the members.

  • 2017 Chair:  Kurt Whitesel, B2B CFO


MEMBER SERVICES COMMITTEE
Develop tangible member benefits and services; promote to membership.

  • 2017 Chair:  Jerry Cook, Audio Video Integrations LLC


MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE
Plan and conduct programs for membership retention and recruitment; coordinates incentive and recognition programs for Spike Club Members. This committee meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month.

  • 2017 Chair: Lexie Ricci, KN Construction, Inc.


PARADE OF HOMES COMMITTEE
Plan, organize, produce and promote annual Spring and Fall Parade of Homes. This committee is split into various subcommittees and meets 9-10 times a year.

  • 2017 Chair: Brad Mair, A-Plus Construction


PAST BOARD COMMITTEE

  • 2017 Chair:  Alan Amdahl, Amdahl Construction, Co.


PUBLIC RELATIONS COMMITTEE
Review the Association’s publications and website; promote the Association and the housing industry as a whole; plan and conduct various community service projects. This committee meets the 1st Wednesday of each month.

  • 2017 Chair: Dave Syverson, Syverson Tile & Stone


REMODELING COUNCIL
The Remodeling Council of the Sioux Empire, chaired in 2012 by Jamie Wahl, J Wahl Construction, identifies you as a professional, improves your business know-how, promotes your service and builds your consumer confidence.

  • 2017 Chair: Mike Hartman, Hartman Specialty Contracting / Radon Mitigation Systems


REPAIR AFFAIR COMMITTEE
Review low-income homeowner applications; view accessibility related projects prior to approval; recruit volunteers for Repair Affair Day; work with sponsors. This committee meets 6-7 times a year.

  • 2017 Chair: Brad Mair, A-Plus Construction


SHOWCASE OF REMODELED HOMES COMMITTEE
Plan, organize, produce and promote annual Showcase of Remodeled Homes. This committee is split into various subcommittees.

  • 2017 Chair: TBD


WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE
Recommend scholarships and Tools for Schools recipients; coordinate membership meeting speakers, educational programs and seminars, consumer education programs, address labor device issues and promote industry-related programs to schools. This committee meets the 1st Thursday of each month

  • 2017 Chair:  Jeff Schlepp, Southeast Technical Institute