Councils & Committees
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.
2020 President – Kelly Krhoun, Creative Design Group
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.
2020 President – Anna Felver, Dahlin Group Architecture Planning
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.
2020 Chair – Darren Rohan, CBC Framing
Department of Real Estate (DRE) is a committee that monitors the activities and regulations of the state Bureau of Real Estate.
2020 Chair – Ella Gower, Miller Starr Regalia
The Building Industry Association of the Bay Area’s New Gen is an organization designed to empower and educate those new to the building industry. Through educational seminars and field trips, each class will gain an understanding of the life cycle of the project, while developing long lasting relationships with the members of their class and the participating builders.
With the industry’s holistic involvement and commitment to this program, each graduating class will be empowered and encouraged to remain engaged in the BIA, and its leadership opportunities, throughout their careers.
Download the application for 2020 program HERE.