Committees & Councils
BANN provides many ways for members to get involved, make connections, and make a difference for the industry association that supports their business. If you are interested in participating in a committee or council, please contact the committee chair or staff liaison listed below.
Please note that the times and places listed below are subject to change. If you do not receive regularly scheduled e-mail updates, please call the BANN office for updates before attending these meetings at (775) 329-4611. We thank you.
Infrastructure, Planning and Codes Committee
Chair: Bobbie Merrigan, Ryder Homes (Meets monthly 3rd Thursday each month at Noon – lunch provided!)
Almost every planning and building issue that comes before our local jurisdictions is discussed, including Building & development regulations & ordinances are examined, planning commission issues are discussed, and health department, TMWA, Regional Water Planning, Fire, and RTC.
Legislative Committee / Government Affairs
Chair: Greg Peek, ERGS Properties (Meets weekly on Tuesdays at 8:AM during elections/legislative session; otherwise as needed)
The committee’s mission is to study the laws and ordinances affecting the construction industry not only in northern Nevada, but statewide. During a legislative session, BANN utilizes the services of a full-time lobbyist to keep the committee aware of proposed legislation.
Chair: Kurt Stitser, Realm Constructors (1st Tuesday of each month at Noon – lunch provided!)
The committee is charged with the recruitment and retention of intersted and qualfied members. Membership campaigns are designed and implemented by this committee as well as assisting with membership events.
Sales & Marketing Committee / Public Relations
Chair: Bridget Evans, Country Financial (Meets monthly 3rd Wednesday of each month at Noon – lunch provided!)
The Sales & Marketing Committee provides a forum for the exchange of ideas and educational opportunities for sales and marketing professionals. Members of this committee also market BANN, promoting the contributions our members and the industry make in our community.
Chair: Lara Garrell, FirstService Residential (Meets monthly, 2nd Thursday of each month, 8:AM)
The HOA Council is comprised of those interested in issues of importance to Home Owners Associations and their management companies. This includes, but is not limited to, legislative changes, regulatory issues, maintenance, homeowner relations, etc.
Chair: Melissa Palange, King Bee Construction (Meets monthly 4th Wednesday of each month at 4:PM)
This council is an organization of remodelers and industry associates dedicated to the promotion of excellence and professionalism through education, certification and services to the community.
Trade Development Committee
Chair: Clint Stitser, Built. (Meets monthly 2nd Thursday of each month at 1:PM)
This council is an organization of industry professionals from every field focusing on the workforce and growing labor shortage issue in our area.