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HOME BUILDERS ASSOCIATION OF VIRGINIA
INSTALLS 2018 OFFICERS
Richmond, VA — The Home Builders Association of Virginia (HBAV) installed its 2018 officers in a ceremony June 24, 2017 at The Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, WV. Shawn A. Callahan of the Roanoke Regional Home Builders Association succeeds. Craig Havenner of the Northern Virginia Building Industry Association as president. The Home Builders Association of Virginia is a statewide trade association that represents the interest of the home building industry before state and federal lawmakers and regulators. The organization has more than 3,200 member firms.
HBAV’s 2018 senior officers are:
PRESIDENT – Shawn A. Callahan has been elected to serve as HBAV President. He is President/CFO of Metwood Building Solutions, Inc., in Boones Mill, VA., Callahan has been an active member of the Roanoke Regional Home Builders Association, Inc. where he was named Builder of the Year in 2008 and in 2013. He has served on and chaired several committees for HBAV and Roanoke Regional HBA over the last 19 years. Callahan served as Second Vice President in 2016 and chairman of the HBAV Membership Committee and in 2017 he served as First Vice President and Chairman of the HBAV Finance Committee.
FIRST VICE PRESIDENT/TREASURER – Robert J. Frogale has been elected to serve as HBAV First Vice President/Treasurer. He serves as President and co-owner of Annandale Millwork and Allied Systems Corporation in Winchester, VA. Frogale has been an active member of the Top of Virginia Builders Association, which is based in Winchester, VA, where he served as president in 2016; he has served as Associate Vice President, and served as Membership Chairman from 2012-2015. He has served as a 2016 HBAV Regional Vice President. Frogale served as the 2017 Chairman of the Membership Committee.
SECOND VICE PRESIDENT –Daniel T. Sandoval has been elected to serve as HBAV Second Vice President. As President and Owner of Republic Home Builders based in Fredericksburg Virginia, Sandoval currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Fredericksburg Area Builders Association. He was FABA PAC Chairman. He served as President of FABA in 2015 and was named the Fredericksburg Area Builder of the Year in 2013. Sandoval has been a dedicated member of the association and has served on various committees at FABA for 15 years, including chairman of the Membership, Parade of Homes, and Legislative committees. Sandoval served the past two years as HBAV Regional Vice President and has been a member of the HBAV Legislative Committee for three years. His enduring commitment to the association earned him the 2016 FABA President’s Award.
ASSOCIATE VICE PRESIDENT/SECRETARY – Beth Silverman Sprenkle (Richmond) has been elected to serve as HBAV Associate Vice President/Secretary. Sprenkle will serve as Vice Chairman of the Associate Members Committee. She has been a member of the Home Building Association of Richmond and the Northern Virginia Building Industry Association. Wetland Studies and Solutions, Inc., where she is a Project Developer and Associate Environmental Scientist, has twice been named HBAV’s Associate of the Year.
ASSOCIATE VICE PRESIDENT – Arthur J. Pierce has been elected to serve as HBAV Associate Vice President. He is a member and current President of the Top of Virginia Building Association. He is also a member of Associated Builders & Contractors and Northern Virginia BIA and the Vice Commander of American Legion Post 14. Pierce serves as Project Manager at Annandale Millwork and Allied Systems in Winchester, VA.
Also installed were the seven regional vice presidents:
REGION I VICE PRESIDENT – Merle Heckman (Roanoke VA) of David James Home has been elected to serve as Region I vice president. He will represent the Roanoke Regional Home Builders Association, Inc., and the Home Builders Association of Central Virginia.
REGION II VICE PRESIDENT – Jill McGlaughlin (Shenandoah Valley) has been elected to serve as Region II vice president. She will represent the Shenandoah Valley Builders Association and the Augusta Home Builders Association.
REGION III VICE PRESIDENT – Duncan Macfarlane (Blue Ridge) of Macfarlane Homes, LLC has been elected Region III vice president. He will represent the Blue Ridge Home Builders Association and the Piedmont Virginia Building Industry Association.
REGION IV VICE PRESIDENT – Doug Smith (Northern VA) of Soil Consultants Engineering has been elected Region IV vice president. He will represent the Northern Virginia Building Industry Association and the Top of Virginia Building Association.
REGION V VICE PRESIDENT – Brandy Nickel (Southside VA) of Premier Insurance Agency, Ltd., has been elected Region V vice president. She will represent the Home Builders Association of Southside Virginia and the Home Building Association of Richmond.
REGION VI VICE PRESIDENT – Drew Ransone (Rappahannock) of Chesapeake Tree Services, LLC has been elected Region VI vice president. He will represent the Home Builders Association of Rappahannock and the Fredericksburg Area Builders Association.
REGION VII VICE PRESIDENT – Ricky Edgerton (Peninsula) of Edgerton Contracting, Inc. has been elected Region VII vice president. He will represent the Peninsula Housing & Builders Association and the Tidewater Builders Association.
BUILDER OF THE YEAR – Joseph M. (J.M.) Snell, II (Shenandoah Valley) of Valley Renovators, Inc., of Shenandoah Valley was selected as the 2017 Home Builders Association of Virginia “Builder of the Year.” This award is bestowed annually to the HBAV builder member who has offered exceptional service and dedication to the state association.
ASSOCIATE OF THE YEAR – Zachary L. Straits (Augusta) of Builders FirstSource of Verona was selected as the 2017 Home Builders Association of Virginia “Associate of the Year.” This award is presented annually to an associate member, as an individual or company, which has shown outstanding efforts at the state level of the home builders association.