Building and Remodeling Council
Builder Chair: Brian Ruffing
Remodeler Chair: Mark Brick
Staff Liaison: Amanda Dombrowicki
Exec Committee Rep: Jonathon Synovic
Mission Statement: The MBA Building & Remodeling Council serves as a collective of industry professionals, including professionals from related industries, working together to stimulate discussion, share expertise and disseminate pertinent information while supporting the builder and remodeler members of the MBA.
Developing and Government Affairs Council
Chair: Jim Doering
Vice Chair: Kevin Dittmar
Staff Liaison: Kristine Hillmer
Exec Committee Rep: Jim Doering
Mission Statement: The MBA Developing and Government Affairs Council acts to increase the MBA's influence on land development and building related topics on a global, regional, state and local basis. The Council builds and fosters a positive working relationships with area municipalities, regulatory agencies and elected officials at all levels, by sharing information on important industry-related issues.
Sales and Marketing Council
Chair: Ray Hoffman
Vice Chair: Amanda Coakley
Staff Liaison: Natalie Lemke
Exec Committee Rep: Ray Hoffman
Mission Statement: The Sales and Marketing Council is dedicated to branding the Metropolitan Builders Association and its events, as well as bringing more awareness to the Association through recommendations and assistance with marketing, PR, and advertising tasks.
Dispute Resolution Intake Committee
Chair: Ryan Krueger
Vice Chair: Mike Baumann
Staff Liaison: Becky Crnkovich
Exec Committee Rep: David Belman
Mission Statement: It is our mission to assist members and the general public in settling disputes with integrity, honesty and confidentiality. It is our goal to come to a swift mutual agreement through our Mediation/Arbitration process, and move forward in bringing disputes to a successful close. The CAB/DRC provides dedicated, knowledgeable, and professional volunteers who maintain the principles of fairness and standards of quality expected in the residential construction industry.
Chair: John Atlee
Vice Chair: Dave Mihalovich
Staff Liaison: Becky Crnkovich
Exec Committee Rep: Rusty Peterson
Mission Statement: Responsible for coordinating education programs offered by the MBA; increase awareness and participation in educational programs and plan seminars/conferences targeting the specific needs of various building industry segments.
Chair: Susan Keel
Vice Chair: Dave Glisczinski
Staff Liaison: Toby Van Sistine
Exec Committee Rep: John Stoker
Mission Statement: The Membership Committee shall continuously seek to improve the value of MBA membership by actively recruiting, engaging & retaining members. We shall accomplish this by providing professional and welcoming environments for new & existing members. We continuously broaden the involvement of our members and strengthen the Association.
President: Robin Kessler Braun
Vice President: Tina Timm
Exec Committee Rep: Gary Ebert
Mission Statement: The MBA Community Council is dedicated to promoting industry professionalism and support of Council Members at the local level by offering networking and educational opportunities, community awareness and outreach and professional and personal development as well as strategies and solutions for professionals in the building industry. The Community Council provides members the professional advantage necessary to excel and succeed, personal recognition for their contributions to various committees, fund raising and the building community at large.
Meeting Dates: Second Wednesday of each month.
Chair: Gary Ebert
Vice Chair: Ray Hoffman
Secretary/Treasurer Rusty Peterson
Staff: Kristine Hillmer
Mission Statement: The Associate Advisory Board (AAB) acts as a liaison between builders and their member partners within the Metropolitan Builders Association. We deliver information to associate members on pertinent issues; offer a conduit of involvement through committees, education, social and philanthropic activities. The AAB supports the growth of our association while promoting the construction industry at large.