HBA IA Committees

Executive Committee

The Executive Committee shall conduct the affairs of the Association in accordance with the By-Laws, policies and instructions of the Board of Directors. It shall be the Policy and Steering Committee of this Association, and for all matters of policy and public statement, subject to the approval of the Board of Directors. The Committee meets monthly and consists of up to 16 elected and appointed members.


Tim Ruth
McCreedy Ruth Construction
Iowa City

First Vice President
Alternate National Director

Scott Webster
Premier Custom Homes
Quad Cities

Second Vice President

Darrel Bullock
City of Sioux City
Sioux City

Immediate Past President

Steve Shuey
Munn Lumber

State Representative

Don Beal, Jr.
Beal Development Corp

National Director

Steve Shuey
Munn Lumber

Associate National Director

Mike Farr
Cascade Mfg. Co.

Alternate Associate
National Director

Darrel Bullock
City of Sioux City
Sioux City


Richard L. Fitch
Furman Corporation


Melissa Schooley
Great Western Bank
North Liberty


Mary Fitch
Fitch Limited Partnership

Appointed Members

Bryan Thumma
Affordable Heating and Cooling
Cedar Rapids

Anthony Osborn
Goosman Law Firm
Sioux City

Eric Kimberly
North American Specialty Products
Des Moines

Randy Dostal
Thomas Dostal Developers
Cedar Rapids

Executive Officer

Jay Iverson


Legislative Committee


Glenn Siders,

Siders Development

The Legislative Committee shall examine existing Local, State and National legislation affecting the home building industry. It shall determine which of this legislation is obsolete or obstructive; recommend and take necessary steps to implement its recommendations. If in the discretion of the Committee, expediency dictates action, the abolition or constructive amending of such legislation or propose such new legislation as may be necessary to insure continued progress within the industry. The Committee will meet as necessary during the session.


Membership Committee

The Membership Committee has the responsibility of formulating the State Membership Campaign, assessing Local jurisdictions and making recommendations to the Board of Directors, passing upon applications for Local Associations and recommending changes, suspension or expulsion of Local Associations and / or Chapters.

The HBA of Iowa currently serves 11 Local Associations & an At Large membership totaling 1750 members statewide. Return to the main page for a direct link to each of these associations.

To inquire
about membership in the association, please contact the HBA of
Iowa office at 515-278-0255 or Click here to email.

Finance Committee

Chairperson ~ HBA IA Treasurer

Melissa Schooley

Great Western Bank
North Liberty

The Finance
Committee in cooperation with the Executive Committee shall be
charged with raising adequate funds to insure the proper functions
of the Associations staff and activities and shall prepare and
present an annual fiscal year budget for approval. The Committee
shall render quarterly reports to the Board of Directors and
monthly reports to the Executive Committee on the finances of
the Association.


2012 HBA IA PAC Trustee

Iowa BUILD PAC Trustee

Richard L. Fitch

Furman Corporation, Ames


The primary purpose of the committee is:

(1) To promote and strive for the improvement of government by encouraging and stimulating builders, their associates and other interested in residential building matters to take a more active and effective part in governmental affairs.

(2) To encourage builders, their associates and others interested in residential building matters to understand the nature and actions of their government, as to important political campaigns and as to the records of officeholders and candidates for elective office.

(3) To assist builders, their associates and others interested in residential building matters in organizing themselves for more effective political action and in carrying out their civic responsibilities.

(4) To support candidates for election to legislative and executive offices in the state of Iowa.

(5) To cooperate with other organizations within the state and outside of it which share its interests and goals.

(6) To do any and all things necessary or desirable for the attainment of the purposes stated above.

To learn more about how to become a BUILD PAC donor, please contact the HBA IA BUILD PAC Trustee, Richard L. Fitch.