Councils & Committees

Sales and Marketing Council

The Sales and Marketing Council (SMC) is designed to meet the needs of sales agents, marketing professionals and related business associates through educational programs, workshops, special events, networking and meetings. SMC provides information on timely industry issues enabling members to stay on the cutting edge of success. The council also hosts the annual Excellence in Home Building Awards to recognize the work of outstanding BIA|Bay Area members. The association’s chapter is the local affiliate of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Sales and Marketing Council.

2017 President – Don Ruthroff, DAHLIN

Visit SMC’s website for more information:

Professional Women in Building Council

The Professional Women in Building Council (PWB) encourages networking and empowerment of members as they progress in their careers and fosters professionalism within the building industry. PWB provides a positive environment where female and male members can learn about educational opportunities, mentoring and advancing their business knowledge and promotes the home building industry through support of community organizations. The association’s chapter is part of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Women’s Council.

2017 President – Mitu Walia, Lennar Homes

Visit PWB’s page here

P.A.S.S. Committee

P.A.S.S. (Purchasing Agents, Subcontractors and Suppliers) is a committee dedicated to building strategic relationships between builders and associate members within BIA|Bay Area. P.A.S.S. creates a professional networking environment for association-member purchasing agents (builders) with subcontractors and suppliers (associates) to meet and exchange professional and educational resources.

2017 Chair – Wendi Zubillaga, Citadel Roofing & Solar

Bureau of Real Estate Committee

Bureau of Real Estate (BRE) is a committee that monitors the activities and regulations of the state Bureau of Real Estate.

2017 Chair – Tara Narayanan, Miller Starr Regalia