December 2016 | Issue 12
Dear Members,
Shannon Coker

As 2016 comes to a close, I would like to take this opportunity to thank all of our members for their dedication. We would not be able to promote the mission our association without your time, effort, and contributions.
On November 10th, HBAM welcomed the new statewide officers at the Installation of Officers Luncheon in Ridgeland. It was a great opportunity to thank outgoing President Greg Smith and wife Renee for their service to our association as well as kick-off an exciting new year!
Join us in recognizing the 2017 HBAM Officers and Regional Vice Presidents:
Kenneth Estes , President
John Travis, Vice President
David Saulters, Secretary/Treasurer
Billy Ray , Associate Vice President 
Skip Miller , Region I Vice President
Diane Sprouse, Region II Vice President
Steven Smith, Region III Vice President
Kyle Hamlett, Region IV Vice President
Greg Smith, Region V Vice President 
Congratulations to our new leadership and thank you again to all our members. We look forward to even more success in 2017!

Happy Holidays from all of us at HBAM,

Shannon Coker
Executive Vice President 
Book NOW for the 2017 Winter Conference
On February 8-9, 2017, HBAM will be hosting the 
2017 Winter Conference in Jackson.

The deadline for the special block rate at the Hilton Hotel is January 17th , so don't miss out!

For more information about the 2017 Winter Conference, CLICK HERE to visit our website.  If you have any questions, contact Courtney Harris at
Upcoming Events
1 HBAJ Installation of Officers & Awards Luncheon
5 GHHBA Holiday Party
HBA of MS Coast Board Meeting
6 HBAJ Holiday Party
8 HBA of Pearl River Co. Holiday Party
8 Corinth/Alcorn HBA Holiday Party
13 HBA of MS Coast Holiday Party
14 HBAM Office Closed
23 HBAM Office Closed
26 HBAM Office Closed
HBAM Office Closed
Address Change
HBAM will no longer be using our PO Box address. Please mail everything to our street address moving forward:

811 East River Place, Suite 101, Jackson, MS 39207-3556

We will continue to check our PO Box through the end of the year.
DOL Overtime Rule
CLICK HERE to read Shannon Coker's update on the DOL Overtime Rule.
Election Information
CLICK HERE to learn the results of the Mississippi elections and run-offs.
Hall of Fame Nomination Forms Now Available
The nomination form for the 2017 Home Builders Association of Mississippi Housing Hall of Fame inductees are now available ONLINE!

Established in 1988, this recognition was created to honor men and women who have made significant and lasting contributions to housing in Mississippi, the building industry and HBAM. 

For more information about the Mississippi Housing Hall of Fame, visit our website.  If you have any questions or need additional assistance, contact Courtney Harris at
New Officer Reporting Forms Due December 9th
The deadline is approaching for local associations to submit their 2017 New Officer Reporting Forms.

These forms have already been sent the executive officers and local association Presidents. Be sure to send the completed forms to Lisa Townsend by December 9th. If you have any questions or need additional information, contact Lisa at 601-969-3446