Kamloops, B.C. Canadian Home Builders’ Association Local Elects New Board of Directors

June 12, 2014

At the recent June dinner meeting of members, the local Home Builders Association Central Interior (CHBA CI) voted in their Board of Directors for 2014/15.The following were elected:

Matt McCurrach, Homex Development Corp.- President; Jason Gagnon, Greenvale Construction - First Vice President and Curtis Schlosser, Granite Homes Inc.- Second Vice President. Mario Piroddi, BDO Canada LLP remains as Treasurer; and Marlene Anderson, Tri-AMM Developments Corp. as Secretary. Brian Hayashi, NexBuild Construction Corp. as Past President.

Elected Directors are: Al Norgaard, Norgaard Ready Mix Ltd; Bev Wassen-Hunter, BMO Bank of Montreal; Ken Dueck, Dueck Construction; Ryan Kurzac, Kamloops Home Hardware Building Centre and Tom Calne, Fulcrum Development.

The Association thanks Sam Dabner, Fulton and Company LLP as Secretary and Bert Gatien, Snow-Terra Investments as director for their contribution for the past number of years.

“I’m looking forward to a successful year supported by a strong Board bringing diverse points of view that will continue to move our organization forward,” said Matt McCurrach. “Building technology is rapidly evolving and today’s homes are more livable and energy efficient than ever before. The number one concern to our industry is housing affordability. There are relentless upward cost pressures but the area of greatest concern is the regulatory burden imposed by all levels of government through increases in taxes and fees.”
Guest speaker Robert Capar, CHBA BC President spoke about the progress and changes of CHBA at local, provincial and national levels.

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From Left: Ken Dueck, Bev Wassen-Hunter, Matt McCurrach, Ryan Kurzac, Mario Piroddi, Marlene Anderson and Jason Gagnon. Missing from the photo: Curtis Schlosser, Tom Calne and Brian Hayashi

The Canadian Home Builders Association Central Interior is a non-profit organization of close to 200 members comprised of home builders, renovators, suppliers, contractors and professionals directly related to the industry. CHBA CI is the voice of home building in the BC Interior.

"As a member of the CHBA, for the past 20 years, I have always found the association to be an extremely valuable resource and advocate for the industry."