Councils & Committees

Get involved to get the most out of your membership and to help build a stronger HBA! Most committees meet monthly on the same designated day and time. This is your best opportunity to network and connect with other HBA members. The following provides a brief description of each committee’s scope.

Developers Council (DevCo) Monitors regulations in all aspects of land development and provides educational programs for developers. Additional dues are required for membership in this council.

Remodelers Council (RC) Represents and serves the interests of its remodeling industry members. Associate and Remodeler Members network in an educational, social, and interactive network. Holds quarterly education or social events. Additional dues of $95 are required for membership in this council.

Professional Women in Building Council (PWB) We are passionate about empowering women and youth to become part of the skilled trades industry. The PWB holds monthly social, educational, community service, or fundraising events. They hold an annual phone-a-thon to raise money for skilled trades scholarships. Additional dues of $100 are required for membership in this council.

Membership Committee Coordinates membership retention and recruitment. Develops membership related materials and information. Works to welcome and engage all members.

Home & Remodeling Show Committee Coordinates all aspects of the Home & Remodeling Show, from preliminary aspects like marketing and planning to the guest and vendor experience during the show itself.

HomeShowExpo Committee Coordinates the Home Show Expo, the Des Moines metro area’s largest and best annual exhibition of new home construction. Also organizes pre-show Member Night and award voting.

Tour of Remodeled Homes Committee Coordinates the Tour of Remodeled Homes, which showcases the best examples of remodeling in the area for consumers and members alike. Membership in the Remodelers Council is required to participate in this committee.

Governmental Affairs Monitors legislative and governmental activities at all levels and makes recommendations for grassroots action. Encourages Political Action Committee (PAC) involvement.

Engagement Committee Develops educational programs and classes for the entire membership as well as social events. Plans social & networking events including the annual holiday party, spring & fall golf tournaments, and other education and social events as needed.