Membership Committee – The Thirty
The Thirty, HBA|GBR’s Membership Committee, is comprised of dedicated HBA|GBR member ambassadors who are committed to building valuable connections, attracting the best and brightest individuals to the HBA community, cultivating meaningful bonds, and amplifying the HBA|GBR message and impact, among both new and long-standing members.
Governance Committee – Association, Foundation, & PAC
*Must have demonstrated experience
- BYLAWS SUBCOMMITTEE: Review the Association, Foundation, and PAC Bylaws and recommend any appropriate changes, additions, and/or deletions to the Board of Directors. The organizational governance structure is included in the bylaws.
- FINANCE AND FUNDRAISING SUBCOMMITTEE: Monitor the annual budgets (Association, Foundation, and PAC), support raising the funds needed to execute the annual work plan, and offer feedback and guidance on needed programs or resources necessary to exceed monetary goals to remain relevant and valuable to our partners and members. Identify and suggest any grants or scholarships to be given by the Association or Foundation.
- STRATEGIC PLAN SUBCOMMITTEE: Coordinate and implement the organization’s three-year strategic plan. Assist with facilitating focus groups and board member strategy sessions to prioritize the work areas and tasks to exceed goals.
- PERSONNEL SUBCOMMITTEE: Review the Employee Handbook and gives suggestions on areas and language that need updating. The subcommittee also gives insight on staff performance reviews and metrics.
Governmental Affairs Committee
Coordinate the work of the committee in each of the nine parishes the HBA Coordinate the work of the committee in each of the nine parishes the HBA serves – Ascension, Livingston, East Baton Rouge, West Baton Rouge, Iberville, East Feliciana, West Feliciana, Point Coupee, and St. Helena. Responsible for giving feedback and participating in any specific parish’s discussion on regulation and policy affecting the homebuilding industry. Interview candidates running for office during election cycles. Meets at least quarterly or as issues arise and must remain consistent with sending feedback on issues.
Examples of industry issues addressed:
- Impact Fees
- Land Use
Public Relations Committee
*Must have demonstrated experience
Work to increase the visibility and awareness of the Association and Foundation in Greater Baton Rouge. Coordinate the messaging for the HBA, HBF, and HBPAC. Utilize individual and company influence to connect the organization to media, philanthropic opportunities, and promotional resources. Meets twice each year.
Workforce Development Committee
Work to increase regional impact as a resource for workforce development initiatives. Maintain relationships with local learning institutions and at-risk youth programs to provide educational resources and training programs. Identify funding sources and scholarship opportunities. Meets as needed.
Ad Hoc Committees are appointed for a specific purpose. The committee will disband after completing its assigned project.
HBA NEW OFFICE BUILDING:
Oversee the construction process for the Association’s new office building. Committee will disband upon new building completion. Meets as needed.
- Land Development
- Financing – Budget/Bids/Fundraising
- Architectural Design
- Interior/Exterior Finishes
Professional Women in Building
The HBA Women in Building Council (HBAWB) is the voice of women in the building industry, dedicated to promoting industry professionalism and supporting members at the local, state, and national levels. A recognized council of the National Association of Home Builders. Meets as needed and requires an additional membership with dues of $80 annually.
The HBA Remodelers Council (HBAR) is the voice of remodelers/renovators in the building industry, dedicated to providing access to policies, best practices, and educational opportunities. A recognized council of the National Association of Home Builders. Meets as needed and requires an additional membership with dues of $80 annually.