Chuck Fowke

Tampa, Fla.

NAHB Past Chairmen and Presidents
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Chuck Fowke
Chuck Fowke

Year Served:
2021
Inducted into Hall of Fame:
Nomination Pending
Category:
Builder
Hall of Fame Location:
To Be Determined

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John “Chuck” Fowke, a Tampa, Fla.-based custom home builder, was NAHB’s 2020-2021 Chairman of the Board, assuming his chairmanship in June 2020 with the resignation of 2020 Chairman Dean Mon. He is founder and president of Homes by John C. Fowke Inc. Fowke has been active in NAHB leadership at the local, state and national levels throughout his career. A Senior Life Delegate, Fowke has served as NAHB State Representative for Florida, the NAHB National Area Chairman for Area 5, moderator of the National Area Chairmen, and chairman of the NAHB audit committee.

Fowke was named Builder of the Year by the Tampa Bay Builders Association (TBBA) in 2006 and 2009, and is a past president and life director of that association. He also was president of the Florida Home Builders Association (FHBA) and continues to serve as a life director. In 2014, the FHBA awarded Fowke the prestigious Dick Baker Award and inducted him into the Florida Housing Hall of Fame in 2019. He received the Florida Home Builders Eagle Award in 2012.

Actively involved in his community, Fowke has served as chairman of the Charity Women's Crisis Center’s Addition and Renovation committee. As builder of the TBBA Showcase Home, Fowke contributed to the efforts of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and the Joshua House. He also completed a project for the Gary Sinise Foundation for a deserving military widow and her children. In addition, he served on the city of Tampa and state of Florida Hurricane Codes Committees and the Workers’ Compensation Task Force.