On December 8th at the Arrowhead Country Club in Wheaton HBAI held our Installation and Awards Banquet with Northern Illinois HBA. We both were also celebrating our 65th Anniversary.
Allen Drewes of the Northern Illinois HBA was installed as HBAI President by his brother Bob Drewes.
Allen Drewes presents 2016 HBAI President, Dean Graven with the traditional eagle statue given to represent Dean’s dedication and committment to HBAI and the completion of a sucessful year.
Dean awarded three Presidents Awards to: Ken Andersen, Executive Officers of DeKalb County Builders and Developers Association; Tracy Butler, Executive Officer of Greater Southwest Illinois HBA, Pete Stefani, Loal Area Vice Chairman from Northern Illinois HBA
The 2017 Slate of Officers and Board Members were installed, by Bill Ward, Executive Vice President of HBAI
From left to right: Paul Phillips PAC Director; Heather Runge Associate Director to NAHB; Pete Stefani, Local Area VP from NIHBA and PAC Director; Allen Drewes, Builder Director to NAHB; Kevin Chaffin, State Representative to NAHB; Mike Nagel, Area 9 National Chairman; Rosie Millen, 2nd Vice Chair; Debbie Miller, 1st Vice President; Jason Paliatka, Secretary; Mark Vogt, Treasurer and Pat Franz, Senior Vice President.