Committees & Councils

Start building relationships and learning from your peers immediately by attending a committee and/or council meeting. Contact the KCHBA staff liaison to learn more and join one of these councils/committees.

 

 

ARTISAN COMMITTEE
The Artisan Committee executes the KCHBA’s home tour, which showcases Kansas City’s finest custom home builders and the unique and impeccable qualities of their one-of-a-kind homes.

  • 2024 Chair: Scott Bickford, Bickford Architects
  • Meetings: Monthly
  • KCHBA Staff Lead: Paige Livingston, Paige@kchba.org
  • This is a closed committee.

 


 

ASSOCIATES COUNCIL
The Associate Council plans several events throughout the year that provide the opportunity to build relationships with builder members, including our golf tournament in June and the clay shoot in October.

  • 2024 Chair: Misty Hanson, Stewart Title
  • Hosted Events: Monthly
  • KCHBA Staff Lead: Kari English, Kari@kchba.org 

 


 

BUILDERS COUNCIL
The Builders Council provides an opportunity for builder members to learn best practices and exchange ideas to meet the housing needs of the Kansas City metro.

  • 2024 Chair: Sean Flandermeyer, Elevate Design + Build
  • Meetings: Quarterly
  • KCHBA Staff Lead: Paige Livingston, Paige@kchba.org

 


 

DEVELOPERS COUNCIL
This group of KCHBA members meet regularly to discuss all things related to bringing raw land to finished lots. This all activities such as coding, zoning development, infrastructure and land use.

 


 

FOUNDATION COMMITTEE
A strong, livable neighborhood should be available to all in our society. That is why the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City (KCHBA) established the Home Builders Charitable Foundation in 2002 as the charitable arm of the KCHBA. This committee focuses on fundraising and supporting 501(c)3 organizations in and around Kansas City.

  • 2024 Chair: Michelle Schneider, MSI
  • Meetings: Monthly
  • KCHBA Staff Lead: Kari English, Kari@kchba.org

 

 


 

HBA-PAC TRUSTEES
The KCHBA’s Political Action Committee, HBA PAC, enables members to strengthen their civic involvement by helping to elect pro-housing candidates at the local and state level.

  • 2024 Chair: Harold Phelps, Phelps Engineering
  • Meetings: Quarterly
  • KCHBA Staff Lead: Jordynn Webster, Jordynn@kchba.org
  • Members of this committee are appointed by the KCHBA Board of Directors.

 

 


 

MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE
Share the benefits of membership with others! This committee focuses on finding new ways to add value to members, hosting activities to promote membership, and supporting member retention.

  • 2024 Chair: Ryan Christopher, My Fractional CXO LLC
  • Meetings: Monthly
  • KCHBA Staff Lead: Kari English, Kari@kchba.org

 


 

PARADE COMMITTEE
The Parade Committee produces the KCHBA’s Spring and Fall Parade of Homes — the second largest Parade of Homes in the nation.

  • 2024 Chair: Kevin Stallings, Dreams & Design Building
  • Meetings: Monthly
  • KCHBA Staff Lead: Paige Livingston, Paige@kchba.org
  • This is a closed committee.

 


 

PROFESSIONAL WOMEN IN BUILDING COUNCIL
Kansas City Professional Women in Building Council (KCPWB) is the voice of women in residential construction, committed to an inclusive, supportive environment for women. KCPWB provides educational opportunities and networking events to assist members in building their skills and their professional networks.

  • 2024 Chair: Natalie Hill, Canaan Stone Works (CSW)
  • Meetings: Quarterly
  • Dues: $100 annually (in addition to KCHBA membership)
  • KCHBA Staff Lead: Jordynn Webster, Jordynn@kchba.org

 


 

WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE
The KCHBA has developed a Workforce Development Committee to assist with efforts to alleviate the labor shortage in the residential construction industry. The group has implemented a multi-pronged approach to promote careers in home building not only to students but anyone looking to make a career change or enhance their skill set.

  • 2024 Chair: Drake Vidrine, CommunityAmerica Credit Union
  • Meetings: Monthly
  • KCHBA Staff Lead: Jordynn Webster, Jordynn@kchba.org

 

 


 

YOUNG PROFESSIONALS COMMITTEE
The mission of the KCHBA’s Young Professionals Committee is to facilitate opportunities for career-minded individuals to connect, develop and engage through activities that support their advancement as the future leaders of the home-building industry.

  • 2024 Chair: John Rau, Century Homes
  • Meetings: Hosted events monthly
  • KCHBA Staff Lead: Jordynn Webster, Jordynn@kchba.org