PUBLISHED: 5:40 PM on Wednesday, January 30, 2008
SEABIA installs new officers and celebrates student chapter
SEABIA (Southeast Alaska Building Industry Association) held its annual Holiday Party to install new Board Members to the association, including their new executive officer Tracy Miller.

Right: The 2008 Board of Directors from left to right: Tom Sullivan, Don Nowlin, Bob Hammer/ASHBA President, Wes Keller, Jeff Boman, Russ McDougal and Dale Pernula (Board members not present: Kathy Vilandre, Vickie Hutton and Rich Harris).

The Student Chapter shown below, from left to right: Joe Croteau, Kevin Craig, Evan Wood, Runa Skeie, Robin Woodby, along w/ their Coach, Craig Mapes, will be traveling to the International Builders Show in Orlando, FL. The IBS is Feb 13-Feb 16. They will be participating in a house design competition. This is the 8th year they have participated in the competition. The Student Chapter has done well in previous years, they won 1st Place three times, 2nd Place two times and 3rd Place two times. They compete against other high schools, trade schools and two year college programs. They will present their proposal to a panel of NAHB judges at the 2008 International Home Builders show in Orlando, Florida Feb. 15.