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U.S. Representative Kristi Noem

SDHBA Political Action Committee Contributes To Four Candidates

  The South Dakota Home Builders Association’s Political Action Committee recently contributed to four candidates in the 2014 fall elections. Members met with U.S. Representative Kristi Noem in Rapid City, with former S.D. Governor Mike Rounds in Sioux Falls, with S.D. Attorney General Marty Jackley in Pierre, and with S.D. State Senator Shantel Krebs in… | Read More

The South Dakota Home Builders Association Wins Award For Partnership With The South Dakota Housing Development Authority

St. Louis, MO, August 8. 2014– The South Dakota Home Builders Association has been recognized for its outstanding partnership with the South Dakota Housing Development Authority, with an Award of Excellence from the Executive Officers Council (EOC) of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). In 2013 the South Dakota Home Builders Association partnered with… | Read More

America’s Ride For Housing

Over one hundred NAHB members registered for the First Annual America’s Ride For Housing, held in the Black Hills of South Dakota August 2, 2014. Being the Saturday before the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, the ride drew people from several states. The Ride consisted of seven stops with breathtaking scenery, and concluded with a picnic and… | Read More

SDHBA Board Of Directors Busy This Summer

The SDHBA Board of Directors met in Aberdeen July 17-18. Attendance was very good and progress was made in several areas. The Board voted to create a new committee—the Workforce Development Committee. This committee will work on an ongoing issue that is very important to SDHBA. We have been involved throughout this year in the… | Read More

SDHBA Passes Resolution on ‘Waters of the United States’

The following resolution was passed by SDHBA to oppose a proposed rule by EPA to change the definition of “waters of the United States”. A resolution to call on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to withdraw their proposed rule expanding the definition of “waters of the United States”… | Read More

SDSU Students Win National Award

The South Dakota State University Construction Management Program students were one of three universities in the nation to win a $97,411 grant to increase opportunities for students and to develop additional curriculum focused on residential construction. The grants were presented at the International Builders Show in Las Vegas in February. The grant money comes from… | Read More

Ralph Siemonsma Named NAHB Life Director

Ralph Siemsonsma of Siemonsma Construction in Spearfish recently received the status of Life Director at the National Association of Home Builders Board meeting during the International Builders Show in Las Vegas in February. In addition to his 22 plus years of dedication to the Black Hills Home Builders Association and the building industry, Ralph received… | Read More

Paul Nelsen Receives 2014 NAHB BEAM Award

Paul Nelsen from Sioux Falls was chosen for the 2014 NAHB BEAM Award (Builders Engaging Associate Members). Paul received his award at the International Builders Show in Las Vegas in February. The award serves to encourage Builder members to use the goods and services offered by member companies. Paul has been a member since 1993,… | Read More

Spotlight on Leadership

Kim Hefner-Hines officially began her term as Chair of the NAHB Associate Members Committee at the International Builders Show in February. Kim lives in Sioux Falls, and joined the HBA of the Sioux Empire in 1984. She has served on the HBASE Board since 1999, and on the SDHBA Board since 2003. As Chair, Kim… | Read More

Bringing Housing Home

March 18 the South Dakota Home Builders Association participated in NAHB’s Legislative Conference, appropriately called Bringing Housing Home. Rather than meeting with our US Representative and our US Senators or their staffs on Capitol Hill, we met with them at home, in South Dakota. Because of snow that day, we were only able to meet… | Read More