Make your CBIA membership work for you by joining one of our many committees which is a great opportunity to volunteer and network with other CBIA members. Download the CBIA committee application form today or contact us for further information.
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Chairperson Ambassadors: Kim Schiller, Fuse Specialty Appliances
Chairperson Membership: Blanca Vasquez, VCC Contracting LLC
Committee Members: David Arter, Private Client Insurance Services; Monica Ramos, American Veteran Welding; Stephanie D. Whiffen, Ameris Bank.
Ambassadors help with registration and welcome and introduce new members to various events. ARM Committee meets on an ad-hoc basis, and involvement is year-round.
Chairperson: Kevin Deardorff, Waldrop Engineering
Committee Members: Julio Barina, Markham Norton Mosteller Wright; Scott Koenig, First Foundation Inc; Ron Labbe, Naples Lumber; Matt Sellick, Stock Development; Stephanie Whiffen, Ameris Bank Mortgage.
The committee members are mostly CPAs and finance professionals. Finance committee members ensure the Association’s expenditures stay in line with the budget.
Meets every other month, third Thursday, 8:00 a.m. on Zoom.
Chairperson: Jeff Sanders, Gulfshore Insurance
Immediate Past Chair: Taylor Woods, California Closets
Committee Members: Justin Ledford, HBK CPAs & Consultants; Tammy Delgado, Gulfshore Insurance; David Strickland, Wayne Automatic Fire Sprinklers; Blanca Vasquez, VCC Contracting LLC; Bridget Wallen, Builders Glass of Bonita.
Organizes the annual spring and fall golf outings, event development, sponsorships, and awards ceremonies.
Meets February- October, during BYO lunch meetings, noon at CBIA.
City & Collier County Government Affairs Committee
City Chairperson: Christian Andrea, Architectural Land Design, Inc.
County Chairperson: Tatiana Gust, Elite Consulting of SWFL Dba Elite Permits of Naples
Committee Members: Dominic Amico, Agnoli Barber & Brundage; Ryan Benson, A. Vernon Allen; Andy Bringardner, A. Vernon Allen; Nick Kouloheras, Habitat for Humanity of C.C.; Drew Kowalczyk, Stock Development; Jon Kukk, Kukk Architecture & Design, P.A; Michelle McLeod, The Lutgert Companies; Marty Miller, Miller Construction & Engineering; Patrick Miller, Lake Michigan Credit Union; Fransesca Passidomo, Coleman, Yovanavich and Koester Law Firm; Jim Pilon, Siesky & Pilon Law Firm; Matt Sellick, Stock Development; Bill Varian, Varian Construction.
G.A. Committees strive to keep the lines of communication open between the industry and Collier County Growth Management Division. These teams work closely with our Executive Officer to monitor local and federal legislation and provide commentary, if necessary, on pending legislation that affects the building industry. CBIA facilitates a City of Naples and Collier County Government Affairs Council Meets generally on the third Thursday of the month 3:30-4:30 p.m. on Zoom.
Sand Dollar Committee
Chairperson: Blanca Vasquez, VCC Contracting, LLC
Vice-Chairperson: Wilfredo Emanuel, Wilfredo Emanuel Designs
Immediate Past Chair: Lynne Stambouly, Illuminated Design
Committee members: Robyn Bonaquist, B Squared Advertising; Cali Clardy, Refined Builders & Construction; Violeta Cordova, Cordova Cleaning Services; Carrie Horner, BUILD LLC; Cheryl Jost, Ceramic Matrix; Shelley McCormick, Design + Decor; Erin Otterbeck, AlliKristé Custom Cabinetry & Kitchen Design; Jamie Lynn Shelton, Hafele America Co.; Kim Schiller, Fuse Specialty Appliances; Jessica Schneider, Robb & Stucky Furniture & Interiors; Kathy Smart, PBS Contractors; Amy Wilson, All About Closets.
Committee members assist with all aspects of planning and implementation of annual Sand Dollar Awards. Meetings are scheduled monthly, January – October 2022, the first Wednesday of each month from 9:30-10:15 a.m. at CBIA.
Committee dates: January – October.
Toy Drive Committee
Chairperson: Meegan Wyatt, Naples Illustrated
Committee Members: Vicki Allen, Elite Permits; Britney Betlach, Cordova Cleaning Services; Kathy Beuttel, Naples Illustrated; Robyn Bonaquist, B-Squared Advertising; Violeta Cordova, Cordova Cleaning Services; Manuel Cordova, Stock Development; Zach Elder, Raymond Building Supply; Jason Howard, Raymond Building Supply; John McLaughlin, Raymond Building Supply; Carrie Ray, Raymond Building Supply; Ashley Rhoden, Home & Design Magazine; Michael Riley, Raymond Building Supply; Jessica Schneider, Robb & Stucky Furniture | Interiors; Alyssa Soter, Elite Permits; Amy Subia, Raymond Building Supply; Blanca Vasquez, VCC Contracting LLC; Noemi Wagnitz, Elite Permits.
Committee members assist with all aspects of planning and implementation of the 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.