Chair, Brett McManigal, Dakota Craft Builders Supply
  • Awards two scholarships annually to a child or grandchild of an owner or employee of a Black Hills Home Builders Association Membership.
  • Oversees and coordinates all matters relating to the educational activities offered by the association.
  • Selects, promotes, and coordinates educational programming for the general membership of the association to ensure members' needs are met.
  • Seeks and recommends opportunities for the association to promote educational activities.


Chair, Jeff Lage, *Villagio, LLC & Daene Boomsma, Boom Construction
  • Stays abreast of local, state and national legislative issues; recommends association policy on legislative, regulatory, and legal issues to the Board of Directors.
  • Oversees and coordinates the government affairs, activities and programs of the association in order to execute the public policy goals and objectives of the association.
  • Monitors and tracks government activities and issues that may have an impact on the industry.
  • Conducts research where necessary.
  • Develops personal relationships with public (municipal, county, regional, state and national) officials.
  • Prepares regular communications regarding actions by local government for distribution to members.
  • Develops and implements a system to alert members regarding pending government issues of interest to industry.
  • Oversees a political action committee to raise funds to assist candidates for local office.
  • Acts as the liaison with state and national government affairs committees and garners support among local members for state and national initiatives.


Chair, Jay Mendel, Mendel's Masonry & Construction
  • Identifies and recruits new members of the association and promotes involvement in all association programs and activities.
  • Works in conjunction with staff to establish goals; immediate and long-range; plans and conducts programs for membership development; conducts incentive and recognition.
  • Plans and conducts New Member Orientations; develops appropriate recognition and welcoming of new members; develops and conducts a membership retention program.
  • Provides for appropriate recognition of new members and their sponsors.
  • Reviews and selects membership materials available from NAHB and other sources.
  • Oversees the awarding of Spike Club credits.
  • Coordinates Spike Appreciation Month activities and other Spike recognition programs.
  • Coordinates membership promotions with NAHB and state contests and drives.
  • Recommends and assists in the production of local membership materials and brochures.
  • Plans and organizes a schedule of social activities to take place at regular intervals throughout the year.
  • Plans informative programs and secures speakers for monthly Black Hills Home Builders Association membership meetings.
  • Develops other Black Hills Home Builders Association services to meet member needs.
  • Reports on progress to the Board of Directors and membership.


Chair, Shane Regelin, Heartland Pella
  • Working in conjunction with staff the committee plans, develops, organizes, oversees, produces and promotes all aspects of the association’s annual Black Hills Home Builders Association Home Show.
  • Develops and updates annually a set of rules and regulations governing the event and a budget to ensure the program meets anticipated revenues.
  • Encourages full member participation at the event and helps promote the home show and sale of exhibit space through brochures, advertising, and publicity.


Chair, Jeff Weidenbach, Weidenbach Brothers Construction
  • Plans, organizes, produces, oversees and promotes all aspects of the association’s annual spring and fall Parade of Homes events, including the Parade of Homes guide.
  • Develops and updates annually a set of rules and regulations governing the event and a budget to ensure the program meets anticipated revenues.
  • Coordinates all logistics for the Parade, including building registration, volunteer participation, and public participation.


Chair, Zach Shull, Knecht Home Center
  • Plans, organizes, produces and promotes the annual Black Hills Home Builders Association golf tournament in the Fall.


Chair, Tyler Tribby, Premier Home Mortgage
  •  Plans and organizes requests from the community for improvement projects of income eligible people in the community.

BUILDPAC (Political Action Committee)

Chair, Jay Mendel, Mendel's Masonry & Construction
  • Responsible for coordination and execution of fund-raising events for the local BuildPAC fund; also keeps membership informed of BuildPAC activities and disbursements of funds to political candidates on the state, local and national level.