Committee Opportunities

Serving on a committee is a rewarding, fun way to get deeper involved with our Association, meet new people, and reach personal and professional goals. Have you considered sharing your talents and skills to better the services RRHBA provides? We are looking for volunteers who are energetic, want to see RRHBA succeed, and have fresh ideas and perspectives!

Listed below are 2017 RRHBA committees along with a brief description. If you are interested in serving on any of these committees click here to download the Committee Interest form.

If you have any questions about the committees, contact Rena DeBerry at or 540-389-7135.

Associate Advisory Council (AAC)

  • Chairperson: Jimmy Butler, First Citizens Bank
  • Description: The AAC is responsible for planning and implementing social, civic, fundraising, and other special events for the Association. The council is made up of Associate members who work to provide programs and activities to encourage Builders and Associate member relationships. Monthly meeting.

Governmental Affairs

  • Chairperson: Matt Prescott, Prescott Construction Co.
  • Description: The Governmental Affairs Committee works closely with area localities, as well as other governmental regulatory agencies on matters of interest to the home building industry.

Marketing & Technology Committee

  • Chairperson: Pete McKnight, McKnight & Company, Inc.
  • Description: Do you have great ideas to promote Association members to the public or the technology smarts to keep the Association’s website and social scene up-to-date with trends? If you answered yes, then the Marketing & Technology Committee could use you.

Membership Committee

  • Chairperson: Merle Heckman, David James Homes
  • Description: The Membership Committee is charged with developing new and innovative ways to recruit and reatin members throughout the year, in addition to hosting the bi-annual membership drives.

Professional Enrichment Committee (PEC)

  • Chairperson: Jeremy Longshore, Trustpoint Insurance LLC
  • Description: The PEC encompasses the planning and implementation of educational programs of interest to RRHBA members including Build It Better workshop series.

SUBPAC (Southwest United Builders Political Action Committee)

  • Chairperson: David Radford, David Frank Homes LLC
  • Description: Appointed positions. The Association’s political action committee with 8 trustee positions which require Board approval.

Special Events and AAC Sub-Committees

Bowling Bash Committee

Toys for Tots Committee

Co-Chairperson Kathie Robinson, Mason-McDuffie Mortgage CorporationCo-Chairperson: Jimmy Butler, First Citizens Bank 
Co-Chairperson: Karen Hankins, Atlantic Bay Mortgage GroupCo-Chairperson: Jack Engel, National Window & Door

Sporting Clay Shoot Committee

Spring Home Show Committee

Chairperson: Mark Overstreet, CMC Supply, Inc.Chairperson: Karen Hankins, Atlantic Bay Mortgage Group

Golf Classic Committee

Fall Home Show Committee

Co-Chairperson: Brett Bennett, Roanoke Gas Company Chairperson: Bo Bohon, Bohon Construction, Inc.
Co-Chairperson: Barry Wright, The Roanoke Times