West Tennessee Home Builders Association

West Tennessee Home Builders Association

Councils and Committees


2019 Committees, Councils, and Chapters

Unless indicated otherwise, meetings take place at the Central office, 505 Halle Park Drive, Collierville

Builders’ & Developers Issues Committee:

Acts as the primary liaison between the West Tennessee Home Builder's Association and local code enforcement agencies and utilities. Reviews and recommends programs and policies that impact the home building industry to the Board of Directors. Meets as needed.

Staff Liaison: Kanette Keough

Government Affairs Committee:

Serves as primary liaison between the home builders association and local, state, and nationally elected officials. Oversees and recommends policy on legislative, regulatory, and legal matters to the full Board of Directors. Open meeting the 2nd Thursday of each month at 8:30 a.m.

Chairman: David McLemore

Staff Liaison: Kanette Keough

BUILDPAC Committee:

BUILDPAC serves as the fundraising arm of the West Tennessee Home Builder's Association. This group is responsible for soliciting contributions and working with the Government Affairs committee in distributing these funds to candidates sensitive to the home building industry and its initiatives. Open meeting every 2nd Wednesday of the month at 10:00 a.m.

Staff Liaison: Kanette Keough

Membership Team:

Facilitates the identification and recruitment of new members and promotes the involvement of members in all association programs and activities. Plans and conducts orientation meetings and develops retention efforts. Meets the 1st Wednesday of the month at 8:00 a.m.

Chairman: Seth Billings

Staff Liaison: Cynthia Peck

Remodelers Council (Annual Fee $75):

Oversees the Remodelers program including the WestTNHBA Remodelers Warranty. Addresses industry issues affecting remodelers, sponsors educational seminars & training sessions. Meeting for Council Members every 2nd Wednesday of the month at 11:30 a.m. Find out more about this Council by clicking here.

Chairman: Hans Bauer

Staff Liaison: Kanette Keough

Cornerstone Club (Annual Fee: $249):

West Tennessee HBA’s “Booster” Club, members receive free tickets to VESTA Home Expo, VESTA Home Show, one General Membership Meeting, and recognition throughout the year. Meets at announced times.

Staff Liaison: Kanette Keough

VESTA Home Show Committee:

To locate annual VESTA development site and assist with builder issues, sponsorship sales, and advertising & publicity related to the show. Meets at announced times.

2019 Co-Chairmen: Trey Sowell

Staff Liaison: Kanette Keough

Closed Meetings

Board of Directors:

Approves operating and capital budgets, represents the membership of the association, addresses issues facing the organization, and ensures proper use of assets. The Board of Directors is elected annually by the membership. Meeting every 3rd Wednesday of the month at 11:30 a.m.

Staff Liaison: Kanette Keough

Executive Committee:

A committee within the Board of Directors and has such powers as are delegated to it by the Board of Directors. The Executive Committee is an elected body.  Closed meeting the Monday preceding the monthly Board of Directors meeting, 11:30 a.m. 

Staff liaison: Kanette Keough

Builder Standards Committee:

Provides networking opportunities for exchange of information; identifies the special needs associated with builders and develops programs and services to meet those needs, interviews new builder and developer members, and responds to issues of concern impacting builders and homeowners. The Committee is appointed annually. Closed meeting every 1st Tuesday of the month at 12:00 Noon. Find out more about this committee here.

Chairman: John Catmur

Staff Liaison: Kanette Keough

Associates Council:

The Associates Council plans and conducts new programs, projects and events that will result in meaningful opportunities for Builder and Associate members to network and work together on issues that advance the industry. The Associates Council is an elected body. If you are interested in running for a position on this Council, contact the staff liaison. Closed meeting every 1st Tuesday of the month at 11:00 a.m.

Chairman: Alan Hargett

Staff Liaison:  Kanette Keough

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