Committees & Councils

Find your voice at the KCHBA! Committee and council participation is an excellent way to help the association meet its goals while also meeting your professional, networking and social needs.

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.

  • 2022 Chair: Scott Bickford, Bickford Architects
  • Meetings: Monthly
  • KCHBA Staff Liaison: Kelcee Allen, Kelcee@kchba.org
  • This is a closed committee.

 


 

ASSOCIATES COUNCIL
The Associates Council helps members grow their businesses by providing networking and social activities. Each year, the Associates Council organizes and promotes annual activities to help members connect with one another including the Clay Shoot and Golf Tournament.

  • 2022 Chair: Misty Hanson, Stewart Title
  • Meetings: The Associates Council meets on the second Thursday of each month.
  • KCHBA Staff Liaison: Dawn Allen, Dawn@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.

  • 2022 Chair: Hatch McCray, McCray Lumber & Millwork
  • Meetings: Monthly
  • KCHBA Staff Liaison: 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.

  • 2022 Chair: Harold Phelps, Phelps Engineering
  • Meetings: Quarterly
  • Staff Liaison: Courtney Reyes, Courtney@kchba.org | 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.

  • 2022 Chair: Ryan Christopher, SVB Wood Floors
  • Meetings: Monthly
  • KCHBA Staff Liaison: Dawn Allen, Dawn@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.

  • 2022 Chair: Justin Pfeifer, Pfeifer Homes
  • Meetings: Monthly
  • KCHBA Staff Liaison: Kelcee Allen, Kelcee@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.

  • 2022 Chair: Angie Ripley, Engel & Volkers
  • Meetings: Quarterly
  • Dues: $100 annually (in addition to KCHBA membership)
  • KCHBA Staff Liaison: Courtney Reyes, Courtney@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.

  • 2022 Chair: Drake Vidrine, nbkc
  • Meetings: Monthly
  • KCHBA Staff Liaison: Courtney Reyes, Courtney@kchba.org

 

 


 

YOUNG PROFESSIONALS COMMITTEE
The mission of the KCHBA’s Young Professionals Committee is to provide career-minded individuals with opportunities to develop professionally, civically and socially through activities that support the future of the home-building industry. Any KCHBA member under the age of 45 is welcome to join.

  • 2022 Chair: Justin Kerns, Kerns Homebuilding
  • Meetings: Every other month
  • KCHBA Staff Liaison: Jordynn Webster, Jordynn@kchba.org