Committees

Get involved. Participate. Make every connection count towards your business goals. If you have an interest, we have a committee for that! There are operations committees (Awards, Public Relations, or Steering), event committees, and public event committees. If you have a desire to get involved, contact the Membership Sales Manager – We are happy to steer you to the right group.

Membership Committee: Responsible for all matters relative to membership recruitment, retention, drives and contests.
Chair: Il Yi, US Bank

Spike Club Committee: Operates within the Membership Committee and works on planning, recognizing and awarding Spike Club members for their recruitment efforts.
Chair: Bonnie Buffington, CW Title and Escrow

Public Relations Committee: This Committee strives to enhance a positive awareness of the Master Builders Pierce County, provides timely and relevant communication to members and the media, organize and supports community outreach programs.

Legislative Strategy Committee (LSC): Monitors legislative issues at the city and county levels, and develops association policies and action plans regarding those issues. LSC representatives work with local governments to preserve affordable housing and streamline regulation.
Chair: Evan Mann, Soundbuilt Homes
Vice Chair: Todd Rickabaugh, RPD

Affordable Housing Council: The political action committee for Master Builders Pierce County, the AHC is not a part of the association; it is a separate group responsible for raising its own funds to endorse legislators who support the building industry and provide voting recommendations to Master Builders members.
Chair: Mike Fast, CGR, MRF Construction Inc

Finance & Investment Committee
Chair: Dan Garber, Redline Services Group, LLC

Nominations Committee
Chair: Dan Garber, Redline Services Group, LLC

Bylaws/Policy & Procedure Manual Committee
Chair: Joe Zehnder

Awards Committee
Chair: Tram Bowen, Flagstar Bank Home Lending

Event Committees

Golf Committee: Responsible for organizing the annual Golf Classic in June. Meetings begin in January and are held monthly.
Co-Chairs:
Jim Schumacher, Roof Truss Supply Inc.
Kristi Brady, Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber

Remodeling Excellence Awards (REX): Held in May of each year.
Chair: Dannette York, York Enterprises

Tour of Remodeled Homes (TORH): A public remodeled homes showcase held in late September/early October each year.

President’s Gala Committee: Responsible for the annual President’s Gala & Awards. The committee meetings begin in August on a monthly basis and finish after the banquet in December.
Chair: Ciera Lopez, Bill Korum’s Puyallup Nissan

Master Builders Pierce County Forum: The purpose of the Forum is to improve communications between the industry and local governments, provide information, and discuss issues of interest related to residential construction.
Chair: Scott Walker, Rush Residential