Councils & Committees

Get Involved in the BIA - Join Our Committees

Get the most out of your BIA membership: join a committee or council. The relationships you build will be invaluable to your business. Look over the brief descriptions below and see which committees and councils interest you.

Contact the BIA at (614) 891-0575 or use this form to join.  Download the Committee Council Application PDF.


Associates Council

Join this council to meet other associate members, as well as builders. You’ll plan and participate in some of the BIA’s most popular major events, including Networking Night.

Build Political Action Committee (PAC)

The BIA Build Political Action Committee (Build PAC) raises the funds needed to support local and state candidates who support the housing industry through voluntary contributions from BIA members.  The Committee interviews candidates for public office and makes decisions to provide financial support to those elected officials who understand and appreciate the impact the residential construction industry has on the central Ohio economy. 

Builders & Developers Council

This council gives members a unique opportunity to develop relationships with government officials as they work together on issues impacting local construction and land development. They connect on issues such as eliminating barriers to affordable housing and acquiring developable land. The council also deals with technical building issues including building codes, inspection problems and code changes.

Member Engagement Committee

Join this committee and help encourage member involvement and retention in the BIA.  This committee develops ideas for member events, educational programs and communications that benefit members and their businesses.

Professional Standards Committee

Encourage high quality construction and good customer service in our industry by becoming a part of this committee. It provides self-policing for builders and remodelers, while it helps create favorable perceptions of building industry professionals in our community.

Professional Women in Building Council (PWB)

Make connections with women and men interested in promoting professionalism in our industry when you join the Professional Women in Building Council. PWB focuses on networking, mentoring and community outreach.  This council is the voice of women in the building industry, and it supports our members at the local, state and national levels.

Sales & Marketing Council (SMC)

Join this council to network with sales and marketing people, and learn the best and newest ways to promote your business. This mini membership will keep you connected to the BIA, and you will receive a subscription to NAHB's Ideas digital magazine. SMC coordinates the prestigious annual awards program, MAME (Marketing And Merchandising Excellence).


As leaders in the housing industry, we are dedicated to protecting the industry while promoting ethical business practices and standards. We support our community and our members through professional development, legislative outreach, industry promotion and charitable efforts.