Staff and Board of Directors

Home Builders Foundation Staff

Brenda Ketah
Executive Director
BrendaK@hbapdx.org
(503) 684-1880 ex. 7016

Kyle Ellerbe
Development Manager
KyleE@hbapdx.org
(503) 684-1880 ex. 7011

Chris McDowell
Project Manager
ChrisM@hbapdx.org
(503) 684-1880 ex. 7025

2021 Board of Directors

Ryan Boatsman, DeLap LLP, Vice-President
Brian Boggs, Pacific Crest Building Supply, Treasurer
Jason Behunin, Builders FirstSource
Sam Chase, former Metro Councilor
Jeremy Comiskey, Stone Bridge Homes NW
Scott Ericson, Wheelhouse 20/20
Debra Finkelnburg, Umpqua Bank
Darci Fredricks, California Closets, Past President
Melissa Galland, Adair Homes
Mark Garber, Portland Tribune/Community Newspapers
Mike Harn, Anlon Construction
Abe Hawkins, Montgomery & Graham
Tim Nacrelli, Zepak Corporation, Secretary
Dave Nielsen, HBA of Metro Portland
Gwen Ozaki, Oregonian Marketing Solutions
Brian Schmidt, Brian Schmidt Builder, Executive Committee Special Member
Lea Schneider, Snell & Wilmer
Jeffrey Tamburro, NW Natural
Andrew Tull, Northwest Land Use Entitlements, LLC, HBA Liaison
Jason Waugh, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, President
Kimberly Wheeler, Banner Bank

Honorary Board Members

Rudy Kadlub, Costa Pacific Communities
Luke Morley, Lakeside Lumber
Chuck O’Rourke, First American Title Co.
George Lorance, Milgard Windows and Doors (Retired)
Roger Neu, Retired
Jim Standring, Westland Industries Inc.