Make the most of your AHBA Membership and GET INVOLVED! We offer a variety of ways to connect and share your business and expertise with fellow members. While you volunteer and give back through serving on a committee, you gain direct access to resources to promote your company, meet new peers and strengthen your business connections.
Committees are an important link between the Board of Directors and AHBA Members. Committees are established by the Board of Directors to carry out the approved policies, member benefit programs and events set by the association. Committee members’ input, involvement and recommendations are crucial to meeting the needs of the general membership.
Serving on any of these committees provide you unique and valuable opportunities to network with industry peers, gain valuable exposure for you and your company, develop leadership skills and serve your industry, the association and your community.
Social— Works closely with the AHBA Staff to coordinate and promote fun events for the general membership creating networking and relationship building opportunities including the AHBA Annual Golf Tournament, Sporting Clays Tournament, Holiday Party, and Battle of the Builders. Meets on the 4th Tuesday every other month from 3:30 to 4:30pm.
Government Affairs— Acts as a liaison with our local, state and nationally elected government officials. Focuses on items pertinent to housing and the livelihood of our membership. Meets with local elected officials, discusses ordinances and promotes BUILD-PAC contributions. Meets on the 3rd Wednesday every other month from 3:30 to 4:30pm.
Membership — Focusing on membership through recruiting efforts and retention, this committee works with Staff to monitor membership statistics while establishing goals and incentives for membership growth and development. Assists with membership outreach, welcoming new members and exploring what members want and need. Meets on the 2nd Tuesday of the month from 3:30 to 4:30pm.
Parade of Homes— Plans the annual Parade of Homes encompassing the Parade of Homes Kick-Off events held in February and the AHBA Fall Awards Gala with a focus on the Parade Awards and PACE Awards Program. Members assist with recruiting home entries, evaluate features and sections of the Parade publication and promotional materials and much more. Meets on the 1st Wednesday of the month 3:30 to 4:30pm.
Workforce Development— AHBA Members take direct action in a collaborative effort to address the labor shortage of skilled workers in the home building industry. Member volunteers will take part in promoting and growing awareness of skilled trades and careers in construction in our local schools and community while identifying and strengthening key partnerships with our local workforce development board, schools and other organizations. Meets on the 2nd Wednesday of the month 3:30 to 4:30pm
Marketing — Helps orchestrates the marketing plan for the Asheville Home Builders Association. This includes facilitating plans for advertising, and other opportunities to promote our association to the larger community. Also, focusing on communicating effectively for our members to know all we have going on in our organization . Meets on the last Thursday of the month from 3:30 to 4:30pm.
Associate, Builder and Affiliate Members are eligible to serve on committees. Are you interested in serving or learning more information? We welcome your participation! Please complete the form below and an AHBA Staff member will be in touch with you.