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Winners Announced for 2016 CHBA Association Leadership Awards

KELOWNA, BC – May 6, 2016 – The Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA) is pleased to announce the winners for the CHBA – Association Leadership Awards. These awards were presented during the Association’s 73rd National Conference in Kelowna, BC and pay tribute to the tremendous work carried out by individual members, staff and local Home Builders’ Associations across Canada.

These highly prestigious awards recognize outstanding achievement in four categories.

  • The 2016 Home Builders’ Association of the Year is CHBA – Newfoundland & Labrador. This award recognized their overall excellence in delivering a strong and positive voice for the industry, and in supporting the business success of members in providing affordability, quality and choice in housing. The Association has focused on tackling the underground economy, protecting housing affordability and promoting energy efficiency.
  • The Executive Officer of the Year is Mike Moore of the Manitoba HBA who worked effectively with volunteer leaders to create a strong and positive voice for the housing industry in Manitoba. Moore has served the Manitoba HBA for 8 years and he chaired CHBA’s Executive Officers’ Council in 2014-15.
  • The 2016 Member of the Year is Bard Golightly of CHBA – Edmonton Region who was recognized for long-standing contributions at the national level of CHBA through his dedication and outstanding service. Golightly served as National President of CHBA in 2014-15.
  • CHBA – Edmonton Region received the 2016 Community Service Award. Last October, the Association partnered with Pilgrims Hospice and with 35 volunteer workers improving the infrastructure and common-living areas for this supportive and compassionate family-centred care facility.

About the Canadian Home Builders’ Association

The Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA) is the voice of the residential construction industry in Canada, representing more than 8,500 member firms across the country. Our membership spans new home builders, renovators, developers, trade contractors, building material manufacturers and suppliers, lenders, and other professionals in the housing sector.


For more information:

Michael S. Gough, CAE

(613) 230-3060 ext. 227