2022 PBA Officers Elected

On Saturday, October 9, the Pennsylvania Builders Association Board of Directors voted to affirm the slate of 2022 officers. Elections were held for Senior Officers, NAHB Representatives, and Regional Vice […]

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Fall 2021 PBA Board Meeting Registration Now Open

PBA members can now register for the various fall committee meetings as well as the Board of Directors meeting. For the first time since February 2020, the meetings are planned […]

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Register for Your Fall Regional Meeting

Registrations are now open for the 2021 Fall Regional Meetings. Regional meetings are important opportunities for PBA members to stay informed and to have their voices heard. Several regions are […]

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PBA Summer Board of Directors Meeting Report

The 2021 PBA Summer Board of Directors meeting was held on July 15. The meeting was held virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic. President Cindy Cepko welcomed all those in […]

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July NAHB Savings Program Highlights

Savings in these programs and others help cover the cost of your membership dues and benefits your local association. Check them out! Nissan Save on your purchase or lease of […]

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PBA Summer Committee and Board of Directors Meetings Set

Registrations are now being accepted for the Summer 2021 virtual committee and Board of Directors meetings. All PBA members are eligible to participate, however advanced registration is required. All meetings […]

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PA Uniform Construction Code Update

The Pennsylvania Housing Research Center (PHRC) will be hosting a special webinar on Thursday, June 3 at 1:00 p.m. to discuss recent updates regarding the PA Uniform Construction Code (UCC) […]

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PBA Summer Regional Meeting Registration OPEN

Registrations are now open for the 2021 Summer Regional Meetings. Regional meetings are important opportunities for PBA members to stay informed and to have their voices heard. Meetings are held […]

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Voice Your Choice – VOTE!

IMPORTANT PRIMARY ELECTION REMINDERS If you are an independent or minor-party voter in Pennsylvania, you probably aren’t accustomed to voting in Pennsylvania’s primaries. That’s because Pennsylvania has what’s known as […]

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NAHB Chief Economist Provides Insight on Increased Materials Costs

With the cost of building materials soaring, PBA President Cindy Cepko welcomed NAHB’s Chief Economist Robert Dietz to the weekly Virtual Lunch with the President on March 31. Rob was […]

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PA Senate Re-Appoints Gary Lenker to PHFA Board

PBA Past President, builder, and nationally recognized affordable housing leader Gary E. Lenker of Harrisburg has been re-confirmed to serve on the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA) Board of Directors […]

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“Midweek Money Matters” Sessions Offered

The Pennsylvania Depart of Banking is offering a consumer protection service through the month of March. These programs could be very beneficial for PBA member businesses. To join the sessions, […]

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Staying Safe – and Compliant – in a COVID World

During the weekly Virtual Lunch with the President, Cindy Cepko welcomed Rob Matuga, NAHB Assistant Vice President for Labor, Safety, and Health, for a discussion with PBA members on safety […]

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Special Enrollment Period: Individual & Family Health Insurance

Get Help from the Experts at My Benefit Advisor It’s not too late to get health insurance or change plans! On February 15, the Federal and State Marketplaces began accepting […]

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An Update on the BAMP Legal Challenge from EO Jim Eichenlaub

The information below was shared with the members of the Builders Association of Metropolitan Pittsburgh. PBA congratulates BAMP on their great work and it is another great example of how […]

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PBA Endorsed Trade Program School Wins National Award

PBA is proud to announce that a team from on of the schools enrolled in the Endorsed Trade Program was honored with a FIRST PLACE award in the 2021 NAHB […]

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PBA Winter Meetings & Installation Recap

The PBA Winter 2021 Committee and Board of Directors Meetings were held the week of February 24-27. The meetings were all held in a virtual format and open to all […]

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PBA Mourns the Loss of Joseph Mackey

Joseph Mackey, 2010 PBA President, passed away on February 7 as a result of a plane crash in Tennessee. Joe and his wife, Sandi, owned and operated J&S Custom Homes, […]

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Past PBA President Passes Away

Charles “Chuck” Farrell was PBA’s 2002 President and a diehard supporter of the PHRC and the NAHB Student Chapter at Penn State. He passed away on January 28 in State […]

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Meet Cindy Cepko, 2021 PBA President

Cindy Cepko, co-owner of Granite Homes, a building-remodeling company in Northeastern Pennsylvania, is the 71st President of the Pennsylvania Builders Association. In this role, Cindy will oversee PBA’s activities on […]

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2021 Winter Board of Directors and Committee Meetings Registration Now Open

Registration is now open for the 2021 PBA Board of Director and Committee Meetings. The dates are February 24-27, 2021. All events will be virtual and will require advance registration. […]

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Virtual Lunch with the President

2021 PBA President Cindy Cepko will be holding regular opportunities to connect with members through a Virtual Lunch with the President. This will be an informal online gathering where members […]

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2021 Winter Regional Meeting Schedule Set

Registrations are now open for the 2021 Winter Regional Meetings. Regional meetings are important opportunities for PBA members to stay informed and to have their voices heard. Meetings are held […]

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Looking Ahead with 2021 PBA President Cindy Cepko

Hello PBA members and Happy New Year! I’m very excited to begin 2021 as your PBA President and I am especially proud to be representing this vibrant group of people. […]

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Year-End Message from 2020 PBA President Jon Sukonik

As we look back on this fabled year of 2020, a crystal ball would have served us well in January. Our industry felt the wrath of COVID-19, experiencing hardships and […]

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Special PBA Member Discounts Available Just in Time for the Holidays!

Looking for ways to save on everyday business costs? Look no further! PBA membership means discounts on thousands of business essentials through NPP. Learn more here. 1-800 Flowers Find the […]

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New Mandates Go Into Effect Today

Please note the latest order from the Pennsylvania Secretary of Health regarding mask wearing and interstate travel. Pennsylvania Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine issued an order Tuesday that sets new rules […]

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PBA 2021 Leadership Elected

During the recent PBA Fall Virtual Board of Directors meeting, members elected the 2021 leadership. Cindy Cepko, of Granite Homes, Inc. in Paupack, PA, was selected as the 2021 President. […]

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PBA Board Pledges Six-Figure Gift to the Pennsylvania Foundation for Housing

At its October 31st meeting, the PBA Board of Directors voted unanimously to give $100,000 to the Pennsylvania Foundation for Housing. The gift is intended to provide the Foundation with […]

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2021 Design & Construction Week Will be an All-Virtual Event

Due to health and safety concerns and ongoing travel restrictions stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) today […]

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October is Careers in Construction Month

October is Careers in Construction Month and PBA is celebrating the various career and technical schools throughout the state that are part of the Endorsed Trade Program. Each day in […]

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Fall Board Meeting Registration Open

PBA members can now register for the Fall 2020 Virtual Committee and Board of Directors meetings. As with the Summer meetings, all sessions will be held virtually. Committee meetings will […]

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Fall Regional Meeting Schedule Set

The Fall 2020 Regional Meetings will be held virtually either via a ZOOM format or a conference call. This is your opportunity to participate and held shape the future of […]

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Important Election Reminders

On November 3, Pennsylvania builders are facing a critically important election during multiple ongoing crises. To make sure that our members are absolutely prepared to exercise their rights to participate […]

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Upcoming PBA Meetings to be Virtual

PBA Members: Contrary to the expectations of many and the hope of us all, the coronavirus pandemic has not disappeared as we approach the end of summer 2020. We understand […]

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PBA Brings Members Together for Summer Virtual Board Meeting

Members of the Pennsylvania Builders Association recently gathered virtually for the Summer 2020 committee meetings and the Board of Directors meeting. Meetings were held using Zoom and, for the first time, did not overlap so that more members could attend the various committees.

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2020 Outstanding Student Award Winners Announced

With the end of the “school year” upon us, the members of PBA want to take a moment to honor the determination and dedication of all the students enrolled in the Endorsed Trade Programs throughout Pennsylvania. It has been a difficult year but we are all inspired by your enthusiasm to contribute to the workforce of the future.

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Summer Board Meeting Registration Open

The PBA Summer Board Meeting will be held virtually this year with all meetings conducted through online meeting technology. Registration is now open for the various committee meetings and the […]

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Summer Board Meeting to be Held Virtually

The PBA Senior Officers have determined that the Summer Board Meeting will be held virtually. All committee meetings, as well as the Board of Directors Meeting itself, will be held […]

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FREE Webinar – Managing Moisture: The Top Residential Construction Defect

Building in our increasingly humid and wet weather creates enormous challenges for delivering durable, safe, and healthy places to live. There is a growing need to develop more effective envelope […]

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Governor Wolf Announces Real Estate Industry May Conduct Limited Business Transactions Statewide

We know there are many questions being raised now that businesses are opening throughout the state. PBA is providing you with an official link to the Governor’s page that will answer some of your questions.

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An Update from CEO Dan Durden

Pennsylvania’s reopening continues and we want to inform you of PBA’s latest actions in our continuing effort to protect members’ businesses. Among other initiatives, PBA leadership and staff have engaged […]

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Updated Construction Guidance – May 4

Pennsylvania’s Department of Labor and Industry (L&I) has revised and updated its guidance governing how to count workers on residential projects. As PBA has lobbied from the beginning and as […]

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Summer Regional Meeting Schedule

The PBA Summer Regional Meetings will be held in June via conference call or online through ZOOM. There will be no face-to-face meetings. Participating in a regional meeting is your […]

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Toomey Unveils Framework to Gradually and Safely Reopen Pennsylvania’s Economy

In order to keep our members informed, PBA wanted to share Sen. Toomey’s proposed framework for reopening businesses in Pennsylvania. ———————————————————————————- Allentown, PA – U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.), a […]

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Governor Wolf’s Official Answers for Business Opening Questions

We know there are many questions being raised now that businesses are opening throughout the state. PBA is providing you with an official link to the Governor’s page that will answer some of your questions.

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MEMBERS CAN GET AWAY CHEAPER WITH SNAZZY TRAVELER

WANT TO SAVE MONEY ON TRAVEL? PBA MEMBERS GET EXTRA SAVINGS WITH SNAZZY TRAVELER

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BRING A FRIEND!

Tis the season to come together, right?

With office parties and client gatherings – not to mention causal get-togethers with friends and associates – it might not be a bad time to think about how you could grow your local association

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