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Ambassador Retention Membership Committee (ARM)
Chairperson: Dave Arter, Private Client Insurance Services
Committee members: David Arter, Private Client Insurance Services; Kathy Bamberg, Lutgert Insurance; Julio Barina, Markham Norton Mosteller Wright & Company; Greg Freundschuh, Accent Business Products; Jeff Jerome, Hilton Naples; Maria Gonzalez, H.E.L.P; Scott Levy, Spectrum Signworks; Karen Nagy, Business Technology Insight; Nick Radick, Knauf-Koenig Group; Blanca Vasquez, Marks Cabinetry .
ARM Committee members act as ambassadors welcoming and introducing new members to our leadership at various events. ARM Committee meets on an ad-hoc basis. Meets Quarterly at Shula’s following CBIA “New Member Orientation Breakfast.
Year round involvement
Chairperson: John Williams, RWA Inc.
Committee Members: Julio Barina, Markham Norton Mosteller Wright; Kevin Deardorff, Wiebel, Hennells & Carufe, PLLC; Tony Fortino, Fortino Construction and Dev; Scott Koenig, First FlL Integrity Bank; Ron Labbe, Naples Lumber; Dave Weston, Naples Lumber; Stephanie Whiffen, First Community Bank;
Finance committee members ensure the Association’s expenditures stay in line with the budget. Made up of member CPA’s and finance professionals and meets every month throughout the year. Meets monthly: Third Thursday of each month 8:00 a.m. at CBIA
Chairperson: David Strickland, Wayne Automatic Fire Sprinklers
Vice-Chair: Tammy Delgado, Gulfshore Insurance
Committee Members: Amanda Arnold, All About Closets; Ben Buemi, HBK CPAs & Consultants; Analie Maestu, Insurance and Risk Management Services, Inc. (IRMS); Nick Radick, Knauf-Koeing Group; Blanca Vasquez, Marks Cabinetry; Bridget Wallen, Builders Glass of Bonita; Taylor Woods, California Closet.
Organizes the annual spring and summer golf outings, assists with sponsorships, companion buffet lunches and awards ceremonies. BYO lunch meetings at CBIA.
Committee dates: January – August 2018
Governmental Affairs Committee
Chairperson: Ryan Benson, A. Vernon Allen
Committee Members: Dominic Amico, Agnoli Barber & Brundage; Kathryn Benavides, KB Patio; Noel Davies, Quarles & Brady; Tony Fortino, Fortino Construction & Development; Carter Grant , Carter Grant General Contractors; Marty Miller, Miller Construction & Engineering; Jim Pilon, James A. Pilon P.A.; Jamie Ryan, Gorman Company; Marjorie Student-Stirling,Stirling Law Firm; David Teets, Bonness Inc.; John Williams, RWA Inc; Al Zichella, London Bay.
Strives to keep lines of communication open between the industry and Collier County Growth Management Division through informal meetings and educational seminars with city, county and state staff on current issues. Monitors local, state and federal legislation and provides commentary, if necessary, on pending legislation that affects the building industry. Meets generally the third Thursday of the month 4-5:00 p.m. at CBIA.
Parade of Homes Committee
Chairperson: Jackie Nelson, Clive Daniel Home
Immediate Past Chair: : Jo Carter, The Interior Design Broker
Committee Members: Kathryn Benavides, KB Patio; Colette Beringer, The Interior Design Business Coach; Elizabeth Lombardo, Wilson Creative Group; Paul Messino, Business Technology Insight; Denise Ogden, London Bay Homes; Erin Otterbeck, C & C Woodworking; Crystal Scribner, Vogue Interiors; Kerry Shields, Collins & DuPont Interior Design Group; Tony Spano, Home & Design Magazine; Heather Thompson, iStar/Naples Reserve; Blanca Vasquez, Marks Cabinetry.
CBIA annually presents the single site and multi-site parade in Naples’ finest communities. The single site markets models designed and constructed specifically for the event at Lely Resort. The multi-site showcase of new homes represents newly constructed homes/communities throughout the County. Committee members assist with recruiting sponsors and builder participants, selecting judges, and writing TV and radio commercials. Meets once a month at 4-4:45p.m. at CBIA.
Committee dates: October 2017 – March 2018.
Sand Dollar Committee
Chairperson: Minka McDonald, Jinx McDonald Interior Designs, Inc.
Vice-Chairperson: Jackie Nelson, Clive Daniel Home
Immediate Past-Chair: Karen Gomez, The Lykos Group;
Committee members: Robyn Bonaquist, B-Squared Advertising; Jo Carter, The Interior Design Broker; Cali Clardy, Refined Builders & Construction, LLC; Violeta Cordova, Cordova Cleaning Services; Linda Donnelly, Florida Design Inc.; Toniann Fortino, Fortino Construction & Development; Normand Giguere, Blower Door Energy Experts; Carrie Horner, BUILD LLC; Cheryl Jost, Ceramic Matrix; Lana Knapp, Collins & DuPont Design Group; Elizabeth Lombardo, Wilson Creative Group; Shelley McCormick, East/West Coast Home Publishing; Janelle McVay, Soaring Lens; Erin Otterbeck, C&C Woodworking, LLC; Jen Rendon, Consentino; Sherri Rozzi, Norris Furniture & Interiors; Gaby Saad, Real Wood Floors; Jessica Schneider, Robb & Stucky; Jamie Shelton, Coastal Home Design Studio; Kerry Shields, Collins & DuPont Design Group; Lynne Stambouly, Lighting First; Marjorie Student-Stirling, The Stirling Law Firm, P.A; Blanca Vasquez, Marks Cabinetry
Committee members assist with all aspects of planning and implementation of annual SD awards. Meetings are scheduled monthly, February – October 2017, the first Wednesday of each month from 9:30-10:15 a.m..
Committee dates:January – October 2018
Toy Drive Committee
Co Chairs: Kaleigh Grover (Naples Illustrated) and Debbie Cross (Beacon Real Estate Partners)
Committee members assist with all aspects of planning and implementation of annual Toy Drive which includes helping with sponsorships, wrapping and delivering boxes to member locations, sorting toys, preparing staff gifts, shopping for toys, helping give toys out at each of the designated schools..
Committee dates: June – December 2018