Associate Award Winners


Associate of the Year The NAHB Associate of the Year and Society of Honored Associates Awards recognize Associate members who have distinguished themselves by their outstanding contributions to the home building industry on the local, state and national levels.

Judy Dinelle, Brand Ambassador, 84 Lumber; Asheville, NC

Judy Dinelle 

Building Ambassador
84 Lumber
Asheville, NC

Karen Adamsbaum
The John Morgan McLachlan Agency
Somerville, NJ

Paula Badalamente, President, IMAGIO; Sterling Heights, MI

Paula Badalamente
Sterling Heights, MI

Imran Bhaidani
Team Lead, Owner
The B&P Team - Keller Williams Southwest 
Sugar Land, TX

Trevor Brown
National Associate Director
Innovative Building Products
McCall, ID

Kristal Casey
Unicorn Service Solutions
Houston, TX

Joe Daffron
Residential and Commercial Account Manager
Alabama Power Company
Northport, AL

Alma Jacobs, CMP, MIRM, CAPS
Senior VP - Sales/Marketing/Operations
Thomas Property Group, Inc.
Charlotte, NC

Candice Menke
Mortgage Loan Originator
Black Hill Federal Credit Union
Sioux Falls, SD

Carol Morgan
Denim Marketing
Cartersville, GA

Andy Muckle
Branch President
Dakota Community Bank & Trust
Dickinson, ND

Amie Pace
Senior Loan Advisor
Evergreen Home Loans
Coeur d'Alene, ID

Emma Pratt
Godfrey & Black Brick & Stone
Fort Smith, AR

Lisa Stewart, Account Executive, Southern Title; Palm Coast, FL

Lisa Stewart
Account Executive
Southern Title
Palm Coast, FL

Chris Van Pelt
M&M Glass Company, LLC
Baton Rouge, LA

Kyle Woods
Chairman, Associate Council
Building Contractors Assoc of SW Idaho
Boise, ID

Associate Advocate of BUILD-PAC Award This award recognizes an outstanding Associate member who ardently supports and is dedicated to BUILD-PAC. The ideal candidate is someone who works to raise BUILD-PAC dollars through peer-to-peer methods and also goes above and beyond to help out on fundraising and educational events.

Dianne Beaton
2DiFore Marketing Solutions, LLC
Ruskin, FL

Builders Engaging Associate Members (BEAM) Award This awards is bestowed on one builder (or one local entity) who best exemplifies the motto, “It’s good business to do business with a member.” This award encourages builders to use the goods and services offered by Associates. It recognizes the builder who best exemplifies this important teamwork.

Mike Fournier

Sonrise Construction
Broken Arrow, OK

Julie DuPree
DuPree Homes
Knoxville, TN

Tim Ruth
McCreedy-Ruth Construction LLC
Riverside, IA

Joe Vetter
Joe Vetter Construction
Bismarck, ND