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  • Design Professionals Council: This council works to bring greater value to its members through effective education programs and opportunities to interact and network with those in the industry. Meetings are held the second Thursday of each month at 5:30 p.m. at sponsor locations.
    Chair: Leslie Jensen, Signature Design & Cabinetry
    Vice-Chair: Jaimie Nickel, Pental Granite & Marble
    Staff: Shannon Cox, ext 104
     

    Remodelors ™ Council: Provides a forum for the remodelers in our association to present issues and programs. Meetings are held at 5:30 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of every other month at sponsor locations.
    Chair: Shane Beck, New Leaf Cabinets & Counters
    Vice-Chair: Tyler York, York Enterprises
    Staff: Shannon Cox, ext 104
     

    Remodelors Council Committees:

    Remodeling Excellence Awards (REX): Held in May of each year. Chair: Leslie Jensen, Signature Design & Cabinetry

    Tour of Remodeled Homes (TORH): A public remodeled homes showcase held in late September/early October each year. Chair: Tyler York, York Enterprises
     

    Tacoma-Pierce County Built Green Program: Provides project certification for land development, new single and multi-family home construction, and remodeling components, suppliers and real estate professionals.
    Chair: Kerry Summers, In Time Renovations
    Staff: Jeremiah Lafranca, ext 105
     

    Golf Committee: Responsible for organizing the annual Golf Classic in early June. Meetings begin in February and are held monthly.
    Chair: Ernie Dittmann, ServiceMaster of Tacoma
    Vice-Chair: Chris Lockhart, AAA KARTAK Glass & Closet Corp.
    Staff: Shannon Cox, ext. 104
     

    Legislative Strategy Committee (LSC): Monitors legislative issues at the city and county levels, and develops association policies and action plans regarding those issues. LSC representatives work with local governments to preserve affordable housing and streamline regulation. Meetings are held the second Tuesday of each month at 3:30 p.m.
    Chair: Bill Sager, Sager Family Homes Inc
    Vice Chair: Chuck Sundsmo, Land Use Consulting and Development LLC
    Staff: Jessie Gamble, ext 103
     

    MBA Pierce Forum: The purpose of the Forum is to improve communications between the industry and local governments, provide information, and discuss issues of interest related to residential construction. Meetings are held four times per year on Fridays at 7:00 a.m. at various locations.
    Chair: Cliff Kendall, Wren & Willow Inc.
    Staff: Jessie Gamble, ext 103


    Membership Committee: Responsible for all matters relative to membership recruitment, retention, drives and contests. The committee meets monthly on the first Thursday of the month at 9:30 a.m.
    Chair: Susie Nelson, Century Insurance Services LLC
    Staff: Kyle McDaniel, ext 101
     

    President’s Gala Committee: Responsible for the annual President’s Gala & Awards. The committee meetings begin in August on a monthly basis and finish after the banquet in December.
    Chair: Ciera Lopez, Bill Korum Puyallup Nissan
    Staff: Shannon Cox, ext. 104

    Nominations Committee
    Chair: Scott Walker, Rush Residential
    Staff: Shannon Cox, ext. 104

    Awards Committee
    Chair: Bonnie Buffington, CW Title and Escrow
    Staff: Shannon Cox, ext. 104
     

    Public Relations Committee: This Committee strives to enhance a positive awareness of the MBA Pierce, provides timely and relevant communication to members and the media, organize and supports community outreach programs. Meetings are held the first Tuesday of every month at 2:30 p.m. at the MBA Pierce office.
    Chair: Chris Lockhart, AAA KARTAK Glass & Closet Corp.
    Vice Chair: DeAnna Franklin, Franklin Home Team
    Staff: Sheryl Bushaw, ext 102
     

    Spike Club Committee: Operates within the Membership Committee and works on planning, recognizing and awarding Spike Club members for their recruitment efforts. Meetings are held in conjunction with the monthly Membership Committee Meetings on the first Thursday of the month.
    Chair: Bonnie Buffington, CW Title and Escrow
    Staff: Kyle McDaniel, ext. 101


    MBA Pierce Affordable Housing Council: The political action committee for MBA Pierce, the AHC is not a part of the association; it is a separate group responsible for raising its own funds to endorse legislators who support the building industry and provide voting recommendations to MBA members. Meetings are held at the discretion of the Chair.
    Chair: Mike Fast, CGR, MRF Construction Inc
    Staff: Jessie Gamble, ext 103


    Finance & Investment Committee
    Chair: Scott Walker, Rush Residential
    Staff: Jeremiah Lafranca, ext 105
     

    Bylaws/Policy & Procedure Manual Committee
    Chair: Cliff Kendall, Wren & Willow Inc.
    Staff: Jeremiah Lafranca, ext 105

     

    Staff 

    Main Line: 253.272.2112

    Jeremiah Lafranca,  Executive Officer, Ext 105, jlafranca@mbapierce.com

    Kyle McDaniel, Membership Director, Ext 101, kmcdaniel@mbapierce.com

    Sheryl Bushaw, Communications Manager, Ext 102, sbushaw@mbapierce.com

    Jessie Gamble, Government Affairs Manager, Ext 103, jgamble@mbapierce.com

    Shannon Cox, Events & Committee Manager, Ext 104, scox@mbapierce.com