welcome and encourage your involvement in the programs and services of the
Builders Association. This is a member run organization that depends upon
the involvement of its members to accomplish its goals for the good of the
the chairman of a committee listed in this directory and volunteer your
time and services. Let an officer, director or the staff know of your
interest in a particular issue or subject. Give us your ideas, your input,
your knowledge and your expertise.
what Theodore Roosevelt said about involvement.
man owes a part of his time and money to the business or industry in which
he is engaged. No man has the moral right to withhold his support from an
organization that is striving to improve conditions within his sphere.
are in this organization to support and protect the building and
remodeling industry in Eastern Connecticut.
Wolinski, Overhead Door Co., Co-Chair
Mike Scarpa, Wolman Consturction, Co-Chair
447-0201, 443-2000 fax
plans based on the policy of the Builders Association of
Eastern Connecticut and takes
action to assure the growth of the association, recruits and retains
members in the association through a comprehensive membership program, and
promotes the Spike Club and its activities.
Committee members provide necessary training of recruiters, etc. ,
acts as hosts or prime ambassadors, making sure that new members are
recognized and introduced to existing members, work
with sponsors on follow-up with new members throughout their first
year in the Association, seeking to get them involved.
membership chairs coordinate efforts of membership subcommittees,
investigate prospects for
membership, make recommendations to the Board on member prospects,
coordinate developments of
prospect list, coordinate with by-laws committee, coordinate
long range retention programs with the Board and set goals for the year.
Spike Club operates on the National level to recognize members for
outstanding achievement in member recruitment and retention. The purpose
beyond recognition, is to promote membership and to motivate other members
to attain Spike Status.
member becomes a Spike by recruiting six new members within two
consecutive membership years. The status of Lifespike is attained by
earning at least two additional credits each year until a total of 25
credits have been earned. The program also awards credits for retention.
One credit is given to the sponsor of a first-year member who renews. A
half credit is given for each additional year they renew. Special
recognition is earned at the 6 credit, Lifespike and at several other
Budget and Finance:
Johnson, Chelsea Groton Bank, Chair
and presents budget to Board of Directors for approval, advises Board of
Directors on financial matters, and makes recommendations to Board of
Directors on other financial matters
Ostrowski, Creative Enclosures, Chair
886-7631, 886-6219 fax
education programs of interest to members; informs members of educational
programs and services available, works to develop special seminars to
provide members with increased business skills, coordinates course
development with Home Builders Institute.
members provide feedback on topics, speakers,
and times for educational seminars, provide
input for library acquisitions, assist in promoting educational
offerings, and analyze and evaluate offerings
and provide input for
Ethics and Consumer Relations:
DeCiantis, DeCiantis Construction, Chair
535-3663, 535-4847 fax
Ethics Committee is composed of three members, one of which must be a
builder member, and shall meet upon the call of the chairman.
Two members shall constitute a quorum.
The committee is charged with developing and implementing
membership standards and a policy for handling consumer complaints which
shall be approved by the Board of Directors, considering and resolving
consumer grievances or complaints against any member concerning warranty
questions or problems due to faulty workmanship and/or materials; and
promoting the use of
the Ethics policy as a means to resolve disputes.
and recommend sources of non-dues revenues, and oversee and coordinate
Wolinski, Overhead Door
Parrette, United Builders Supply Co.
House of the Year
Desrosier, Quality Concrete Construction, Chair
822-8977, fax and phone
Hyde, Shelter LLC, Chair
455-0471 fax and phone
Committee presents the positive aspects of the home building and home
ownership to the elected officials and staff of our municipalities and
state, monitors local legislative and regulatory activities which relate
to the membership, defends consumers, suppliers, and builders from adverse
legislation denying them access to the free enterprise system, coordinates
the development of Association responses to local legislative and
regulatory action. The
Chairman develops and maintains legislative contacts with elected
officials; develops programs to mobilize members to respond to legislative
alerts and coordinates local BUILD PAC efforts.
Deroy, A. Deroy & Son, Inc.
committee develops a voluntary subscription of standards and building
methods to insure that homes built are enivornmentally friendly and energy
Williams, C&S Distributors
448-1326, phone and fax
is a new committee formulated to investigate the possibility of a BAEC
professional home show production.
Parade of Homes
Stolz, Stolz Home Builders, Co-Chair
889-2778 fax and phone
739-6277, 739-6536 fax
committee is in the process of evaluating whether the association can
produce a showcase of homes
to serve our members and the industry and enhance the visibility of
industry experts in their community.
Nort Wheeler, United Builders
Supply Co., Chair
with researching topics and acquiring speakers for general membership
consumer oriented informational programs and brochures Helps publicize all
association activities Promotes association services to members Develops
special media promotion of members and association Encourages use of logo
by members in all media promotion.
coordinates subcommittees for specific public relation activities
including brochures, speakers bureau and special awards to members.
Scholarship and Charity:
McMechen, Country Carpets & Tile
376-4954 fax and phone
policy and guidelines for the purpose of donations to charitable projects.
School to Career:
Hyde, Shelter LLC, Chair
455-0471 fax and phone
with the local school systems to enhance training opportunities for
students entering the construction fields.