2018 Committees

Cornerstone 100 Club> Chair Lisa Rhodes

Assist in recruiting sponsorship for special events and education

Education Committee> Chair David Attaway

The Education Committee has oversight and responsibility for development, delivery, management and evaluation of all education programs, and content for seminars and workshops.

Golf Tournament>  Chair Jordan Williams

Directs the members and activities of the council to ensure accomplishment of goals and objectives as directed by the President by putting on the association’s annual tournament.

Government Affairs> Chair Carter Foree

The Government Affairs Committee takes an active interest in the actions of state and local governing bodies that have an effect on home building and is involved in advocacy efforts on issues affecting the affordability of home ownership.

Grievance Advisory Committee> Chair Jason Schuff

The Grievance Advisory Committee reviews complaints and take action as directed by the Grievance Committee’s bylaws. Works as a third party between the builder and the buyer in regards to complaints filed with the association that are less than one-year old as required by the bylaws.

Home Builders Care/Okla. Home Builders Foundation> Chair Laurie Matthews

The Oklahoma Home Builders Foundation Committee was established in 2000 to assist children’s charities in the Oklahoma City metro area.  Donations and contributions received by the Foundation are received from private sources, primarily members of the home building industry and the general public. Disbursement of funds is to 501©(3) organizations whose primary assistance is to children.  Assist in the soliciting a builder member to construct the Foundation’s “House of Hope” home for the charitable organizations selected by the Foundation Committee.

Home Builders Event Center> Chair Don Fryer

Ensure adherence to the major issues and purpose of the Regal Room Event Center and rental activities to accomplish goals and objectives as directed by the President for the association.

Membership Committee> Chair Andrew French

The Membership Committee handles membership development and retention. It identifies and recruits new members of the association and promotes involvement in membership programs and activities.

Spike Club> Chair Shelly McSparrin

Recruiting new members tour association is an activity recognized and rewarded through the National Association of Home Builder “Spike Club”.  Those who participate in recruiting new members are called Spikes, and they are among the most valued members of the association. Spikes are the membership leaders of the Central Oklahoma Home Builders Association, Inc. building the voice, power and influence on every level.

Member-to-member recruitment and retention efforts are the largest source of growth for the association.  These efforts lead to the development of the general membership and our leadership pipeline, keeping the face of the association true to that of our industry and the scope of interest we represent.

COHBA Spikes host two special events each year, one in the spring and fall and sometimes even a spike trip in which credits can be earned to help pay for the trip by recruiting new members.

How does it work?

Credits:

*1 credit for Builder or Associate recruitment
*1 retention credit for first year renewal
*1/2 retention credit for each year thereafter
*1/2 credit for Affiliate member recruitment and retention

Spike Credit Structure:
*1 to 5.5 credits – Spike Candidate
*6 to 24.5 credits – Spike Club member
*25+ credits – Life Spike

*Bonus credits available during the months of National Membership Drives

Parade of Homes Committee> Chair Dusty Hutchison

Develops, produces and oversees all aspects of the association’s annual Spring & Fall Parade of Homes as a source of non-dues revenue for the association.

Young Professionals> Chair Dusty Hutchison

Designed to encourage under-45 members’ involvement in every level of the Federation including networking, education and advocacy initiatives, the Young Professionals committee helps lead COHBA’s efforts to make membership more attractive to this important demographic by exploring services and products that will better serve its unique needs.

The committee provides the COHBA Board of Directors with guidance on ways to enhance the younger member’s association experience and provides insight on mentoring, leadership training and entrepreneurial and general education for emerging industry professionals.