MEMBERSHIP DRIVE SPONSORS
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Help us say thank you to our Associate Members.
Topic: The Commissioning Process in Building Codes and Standards
1. Understand the Evolution of Commissioning
2. Review the Commissioning Process and Definition
3. Understand the Need and Utilization of Commissioning in Building Codes and Industry Standards
4. Determine National Building Codes Now Including Commissioning and the Variations
5. Review ASHRAE National Standards that Now Include Commissioning and the Variations
Speaker - Jerry Kettler, Facility Performance Associates
When: Sep 22, 2020 08:30-9:30 AM Central Time
Register in advance for this webinar:
Kimberly Eaton-Pregler is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.
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Meeting ID: 950 6973 7445
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…this is a CALL TO ACTION!
As you know, we are in the midst of our Annual Membership Drive and
we need your time, your phone and your help on
Wednesday, September 23rd from 2:00-4:00
for a Zoom phone-a-thon
We are asking you to create a short list of 3-5 Builder or Associate prospects that you can call. You will receive an email on Monday that will have the Zoom call info as well as select prospective members that we would like you to contact (how easy is that?).
All you need is 2 hours and a phone! We are asking that everyone sign in WITH the video option because this is a group effort and we want everyone to be able to see and interact with the group!
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CELC Webinar: Energy Codes 101 and Simple Ways to Improve Your Home's Efficiency
When: Sep 24, 2020 9-10 AM Central Time
Adoption and effective enforcement of the energy code is one of the best ways cities in Texas can encourage efficiency community-wide. SPEER's Energy Code Program Manager will cover the history of codes, the basics of International Energy Conservation Code (IECC), and Texas state laws around energy code. We will also cover simple ways a homeowner can improve the efficiency of their home.
Speaker: Jason Vandever, Energy Code Program Manager, SPEER
Presenting Partner SOLD
Grand Partners $2,500
· Recognition as “Grand Partner” for this event in all marketing
· Company logo inclusion in the virtual presentation
Select Partners $1500
· Recognition as “Select Partner” for this event in all marketing
Esteem Partners $1,000
· Recognition as “Esteem Partner” for this event in all marketing
Friend Partners $500
· Recognition as “Friend” for this event in all marketing
· Recognition as “Supporter” for this event in all marketing
· Company name inclusion in the virtual presentation
Turquant Business Services
Silverado Construction Services
All members are invited to join the Membership Committee. The Membership Committee is involved in membership recruitment and retention.
Government Affairs Underwriters
The Government Affairs Committee is charged with overseeing and coordinating the government affairs activities and programs of the GFWBA to execute the objectives of the Association. The Government Affairs Committee meets monthly to discuss issues from our 7- county jurisdiction. This committee continually works to foster good working relationships with all elected officials. The Government Affairs Committee also plans and executes our annual Municipal Awards Night.
HAMMER & NAILS PAC
Have your voice be heard.
Join the Hammer & Nails Political Action Committee (PAC) today!!!
What is the PAC?
The PAC is an important element of GFWBA’s government affairs program, and is the political voice for the greater Fort Worth home building industry. The purpose of the Hammer & Nails PAC is to contribute money to local and state candidates who understand and support the efforts of the building industry, and organize effective political action on behalf of our members.
You can have a voice in electing candidates that support the building industry. For a minimum $100 membership contribution per year, you can be a part of the Hammer & Nails PAC.
Make sure the Hammer & Nails PAC speaks for you! Don’t miss your opportunity to have a voice in electing candidates that support the building industry.
Corporate Contributions - corporate contributions are used to pay for events that raise funds for local and state candidates.
Personal Contributions - contributions to local and state candidates who support the efforts of the building industry.
Capitol Club—$5000 annually
Diamond Key—$3000 annually
Platinum Key—$1500 annually
Gold Key- $1000 annually
Silver Key—$500 annually
Bronze Key—$250 annually
Lone Star—$100 annually
Hammer and Nails PAC Member—$25 annually
For more information, contact Kimberly Eaton-Pregler
The Executive Committee is made up of the elected officers of the GFWBA including the President, Immediate Past President, 5 Vice Presidents and the Secretary/Treasurer.
Associates Council fosters the relationship between Associate Members & Builders Members, improves the visibility of associate members and increases recognition of their products and services among builders.
The Committee meets every other month to discuss Associate Council business and plan association events and philanthropic projects. All Associate and Affiliate Members of the GFWBA are welcome to attend and join the council.
All GFWBA Members are welcome to attend the monthly Board Meetings. Only GFWBA Board Members will sign in and vote on any issues.
The GFWBA Clay Shoot Challenge is a VERY popular member event. It has sold out each of the last few years. We use the Lewis Class System when scoring, so shooters at ALL levels have a chance to win prizes - and we have some great gun prizes every year! We also have great raffle items. Breakfast and lunch are included for all participants.
2020 CLAY SHOOT CHALLENGE
October 28, 2020
7:30am - 2:0pm
TEAMS ARE 4 (FOUR) PERSON TEAMS
EYE AND HEARING PROTECTION REQUIRED
BRING YOUR OWN SHOTGUN
BRING YOUR OWN SHELLS
NO SHOT SIZE LARGER THAN 7.5
NO MORE THAN 1 1/8 OZ OF LEAD
INDIVIDUAL SHOOTER - NO CART WILL BE PROVIDED $175
TEAM OF 4 SHOOTERS /CART PROVIDED $750
TEAM OF 4 SHOOTERS/NO CART PROVIDED $650
REGISTRATION 7:30 - 8:15 AM
BREAKFAST, LUNCH AND BEVERAGES INCLUDED
Mobile Cooling Stations - SOLD
Breakfast Partner $2000
Lunch Partner - SOLD
Hospitality Partner - SOLD
Golf Cart Partner $2000
Raffle Gun Partner $1750
Scoreboard Partner $1500
Top Shot Buckle Partner - SOLD
Builder Award Gun Partner $1200
Award Gun Partners - 9 Available $750 each
Station Sponsor 2 courses $600
Social Partner - SOLD
Station Sponsor single course $400
A portion of the proceeds will benefit
The GFWBA Women's Councils is part of NAHB's Professional Women in Building Council (PWB). The PWB is the voice of women in the building industry - dedicated to promoting industry professionalism and supporting members at the local, state and national levels.
GFWBA Builder, Associate and Affiliate Members are welcome to join the Women's Council. Dues are $50 per year. The committee will meet every other month to discuss committee business, professional development, plan committee events and philanthropic projects.
To join, please fill out this application and return with your dues payment of $50.
Business After Hours is a free networking event for GFWBA members. Non-Members may attend up to two Business After Hour events before joining the association.
Business After Hours hosts must be members of the association and may host only one BAH event per year. The hosting opportunities are booked on a first come first served basis. The host provides food and beverages for the guests. The GFWBA staff will distribute beverage tickets to each guest according to our association policy.
Don't forget to bring your business cards!
The Young Professionals (YP) Committee offers an environment for educational, philanthropic, networking and career growth opportunities for Young Professionals (under 45) affiliated with the development, remodeling and homebuilding industries. The YP group meets monthly, and events contain an educational component often in the form of presentations by the Greater Fort Worth Builders Association members or industry leaders or networking events.