Chalk Talk   I  Newsletter   I  June 5, 2018

   JUNE 6th - 12:00pm
Golf Committee
OMB Office 

JUNE 6th - 4:00pm
Tour Committee
OMB Office 

JUNE 12th - 4/4:30pm
Exec/Board Meeting
OMB Office

JUNE 13th - 3:45pm
Remodelers Council
OMB Office

JUNE 14th - 6:00pm
REX Awards
Indian Summer Golf 
and Country Club

 OMB website
BIAW website
NAHB website
On June 1st, Olympia Master Builders & Thurston County Realtors® Association hosted the first of its kind, guided journey through the home building  process - from planning to purchase for our local officials.

The tour was a huge success with presentations by Jeff Pantier on Platting, Planning and Permitting; Barb Whitlow and Eric Lake on Risk and Financing Development; Ron Deering gave a tour of a live building development at Ridge at Ward Lake and Phil Harlan on the State of Real-Estate.

Local official representation in attendance was:
  • Thurston County Commissioner, Gary Edwards
  • Thurston County Managers, Ramiro Chavez
  • Mayor of City of Lacey, Andy Ryder
  • Mayor of City of Tumwater, Pete Kmet
  • City of Olympia Councilperson, Renata Rollins
  • City of Olympia Planning Commissioner, Joel Baxter
  • City of Olympia Planning Commissioner, Carole Richmond
  • City of Olympia Planning Commissioner, Peg Evans-Brown
Highlights from the 2018 Building Bus Tour
Youth Build Students - Ready to Work!
On May 23rd, OMB hosted six students from the New Market Skills Center Youth Build program for our first member panel interviews. If you are looking to hire summer help, contact Jason Lucarelli at Community Youth Services. There are some great, experienced kids from this program that are ready to work!
Contact for sponsorship opportunities.
2019 Nominating Committee Set
The Nominating Committee is responsible for soliciting and considering recommendations of the membership, both builder and associate, to fill the office and directorships for OMB's Board of Directors. The Nominating Committee will interview prospective candidates, advise them of the responsibilities and duties associated with the office or directorship to be filled, and determine if the candidate meets the qualifications for the office which they seek. 

Chair Ron Deering set the first Nominating Committee meeting for July 11 th at 4:00 pm.
As per OMB's bylaws, the Nominating Committee is made up of: Chair:  Immediate Past President Ron Deering
Members:  President Karen McClennen, First Vice President Erik Jensen, Second Vice-President Jennie McDonald
Presidential Appointments (four):
Becky Rieger, Jon Jones, Rusty Ruiz and John Johnson

If you have interest in serving on the OMB Board of Directors feel free to contact any one on the Nominating committee members or OMB's Executive Officer, Angela White, at (360) 754-0912 or .
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