Exemplary Service to Home Building Award and Winners

Contact: Cyndi McKinley
AVP, Leadership Operations
(202) 266-8346

This award is designed recognize individuals for outstanding and commendable accomplishments in service to the housing industry. Nominees may be living or deceased, but must be citizen of the United States. Honorees will have contributed to housing in a manner such as described below:

  • Enhancing the infrastructure and economic development of a particular community
  • Extensive leadership involvement in builder associations and housing-related service on the state, local and national levels
  • Development of such market enhancements as funding options, consumer protections and financial tools; promotion of a more positive regulatory environment; the promotion of ethical standards
  • Development of strategies and funding sources that address the need for housing affordability or workforce housing so that regulators and other groups can best address the issues of the current economic environment
  • Demonstrating proficiency in evaluating current housing market circumstances and developing appropriate solutions while effectively managing constraints
  • Efforts to promote accuracy and consistency in the home appraisal system; to remove financial obstacles to homeownership for creditworthy families; to restore a normal flow of credit for home buyers and viable projects; to provide a consistent and affordable supply of mortgage credit for single-family and multifamily housing
  • Contributions that have a broad impact on new construction and home building as well as the many businesses and services that support the housing industry

Exemplary Service to Home Building Award Recipients


Don Beal
Urbandale, Iowa

David Crowe
Afton, Va.

David Ledford
Catonsville, Md.

David Seiders
Springfield, Va.


S. Robert August
Denver, CO

Edward H. Fickett, F.A.I.A.
Los Angeles, CA

Philip M. Polivchak
Washington, DC


Brian Catalde
El Segundo, CA

Gerald Kosmensky
Southgate, MI

Jean MacDonald
Austin, TX

Joe Robson
Broken Arrow, OK

Ted Schlossman
Dallas, TX

Wayne Stetson
Arlington, VA