We are a member run organization and we welcome member involvement in the organization!
Parade of Homes – Directs the annual effort to produce a scattered site Parade of Homes throughout the HBA service area. Recruits builders, provides direction to the advertising and promotion of the event and assists with the Award Gala.
Education Task Force – Represents the broad cross-section of HBA membership in identifying topics of interest, possible presenters, the logistics of programs, and an evaluation of the programs presented.
Political Action – Comprises individual contributors who give to our Political Action Committee. They review legislators and candidates for office recommending possible contributions to assist them in their campaigns based upon support for Home Building causes and positions.
Scholarship – Reviews applications for our scholarship programs and recommends individuals to receive scholarships each year. Often involved in representing the HBA at the schools as scholarships are announced.
M2M (Member to Member) – is a marketing and referral group within the HBA and open to all members to attend. They currently meet the second and fourth Tuesday of each month with the primary purpose of building relationships with one another. Brief individual descriptions of businesses and needs are followed by at least one feature presentation by a participant. Time is also spent sharing the referrals they made or received and other success stories.
Government Affairs - Anyone interested in the political processes and legislative moves that impact our industry is welcome to become involved. This might require visiting legislators or other Government officials, writting letters, making telephone calls, sending emails or communicating in different ways. You will receive briefings on the top issues and provided with information on how they will impact us.
Workforce Development - Any involvement directly with our Worforce Efforts or with a local Vo-Technical School representing the HBA and our Industry is recognized as an essential way to encourage future participation by students in our Industry and has an incredible impact on both our industr and the lives of the participants.
We continue to seek various ways to impact and improve our industry. Your ideas are welcomed and appreciated!
Involvement helps you to get the most out of your HBA Membership
The HBA of Metropolitan Harrisburg is a member run and directed organization that depends upon volunteers to provide direction and manpower to the programs and services offered. Will you consider signing up to be involved in some way?
Here is a brief explanation of some of the opportunities. Look them over and consider if they might be an area where you might be interested in serving. To express your interest or to get additional details before making any sort of a commitment. You can contact Jerry at 717-232-5595 or through email at Jerry@HarrisburgBuilders.com. Thank you in advance for your consideration!
Membership – Responsible for identifying the ways and means of recruiting new members and helping to retain the members we have. Generally meets the First Tuesday of each month at 2:00 PM, prior to the HBA Board meeting. This is the best place to serve in order to fully understand the available benefits and programs of the HBA.
Sales, Marketing and Associates Council (SMAC) – Perhaps one of our most active committees in ways to promote the HBA and its members. Sub-committees are available on Networking, Scholarship Mini Golf, Building Industry Night (BIN), and Education. They meet generally as needed to plan their major activities and programs. M2M is a product of SMAC.
Industry Promotion – Focus is on how we can best use social media and other opportunities to promote and market the HBA and its members. Meets as necessary and as we produce specific campaigns.
PA Home & Garden Expo – Made up primarily of participants in our annual Home Show, they provide feedback and ideas to continually improve the show.
Remodelers Council – Meets generally monthly with programs of interests and discussions around topics of need and concern. Addresses key issues for the industry such as workforce development and assisting those in need with short term projects.
Other areas of participation include Contribiting to the website or newsletter and a number of what we call short-term micro-opportunities.