Dave Sheppard, Jr., CAE, Ext. 104

Executive Vice President   

Chief staff executive partnering with the President and Board of Directors to develop and implement the policies and programs of the HBA 40+ years nonprofit leader and manager.  Avid outdoorsmen and former bicyclist.  Has eight grandchildren. Enjoys reading, especially in the areas of contemporary issues and history. 


Bob Price,   Ext. 102

Membership Services Director

Responsible for Membership Retention and Recruitment, staff to Councils and Sponsorship Task Force, and produces and manages all internal communications.  Bob enjoys playing with his identical triplet grandsons and granddaughter.  He has considerable experience in fundraising, association management, marketing, event management and Green Building.


Doug Vu. Ext.103
Director of Non-Dues Income
Responsible for the PA Home & Garden Expo, Parade of Homes, and related opportunities outside dues.   He graduated from Penn State University in 2012 and has spent the last 4 years as a Program Coordinator with the Pennsylvania State Builders Association (PBA). A local through and through, Doug was born in Harrisburg and has lived in the Central PA region his entire life. He spends his free time with friends and family, loves to cook and is an aspiring world traveler. 

Barbara Rowe,   Ext. 100

Administrative Assistant – Part Time Tuesday - Thursday

She provides administrative support for The PA Home & Garden Expo, the Parade of Homes and events sponsored by the HBA. She coordinates rental of the Education Facility, serves as hostess for all meetings held at the HBA and also serves as office manager.  Barb is married and has two children. She is a retired East Pennsboro School District Language Arts teacher.  She loves to travel to the Caribbean and hopes to visit every state in the USA


Karen Gnazzo,  Ext. 101

Administrative Assistant for Executive Vice President–Part Time Monday – Wednesday

She assists with coordination of all PAC fundraising activities, all legislative outreach activities with federal, state and local officials, board packets, audit preparation and coordination of external communication efforts.  Karen moved to the area from Arizona with her husband, two dogs and three cats.


Tina Bistline, Ext. 105

Administrative Assistant for Member Services – Part Time Wednesday – Friday

She provides support for membership recruitment and retention, educational programs, the Partnership and Sponsorship Program, Councils and internal communications. Tina retired from Nationwide Insurance after 25 years.