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. Cepko is the current PBA Vice President and is a member of the Wayne Pike Building Industry Association. As President, she will preside over the Association’s meetings, as well as those of the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee.  In addition, she will represent PBA and its declared policies and will appoint members to various PBA committees.

Cathy Sloan, of Aluminum Associates/Sloan Corporation located in Temple, PA, was elected the 2021 Vice President. Not only did she serve as the PBA Secretary in 2020, but she is also the Executive Officer of her local, the Home Builders Association of Berks County.

John Olson will be the PBA Secretary in 2021. Olson is with Shingle Me in Lake Ariel, PA and is a member of the Wayne Pike Building Industry Association.

Richard Clawson, of the Indiana-Armstrong Builders Association, will serve as the Treasurer for 2021. Clawson is the proprietor of Clawson Accounting in Indiana, PA and is the Executive Officer of the Indiana-Armstrong Builders Association.

Shawn Prohaska, of Invisible Fence of Northeast PA in Mountaintop, PA, will continue in his role as Associate Vice President in 2021. Prohaska is a member of the Hone Builders Association of NEPA.

PBA 2020 President Jon Sukonik, of The Sukonik Building Companies in Plymouth Meeting, PA and a member of the Home Builders Association of Bucks & Montgomery Counties, will serve as Immediate Past President.

Other individuals elected to represent PBA are as follows:

  • NAHB Area 3 Vice President – Andrew Kaye, HBA of Bucks & Montgomery Counties
  • NAHB State Representative – Maria Coutts, Wayne Pike BIA
  • Builder State Director to NAHB – Kevin Coutts, Wayne Pike BIA
  • Alternate State Director to NAHB – Amy Martino, BA of Metropolitan Pittsburgh

Bob Brown of the Pocono Builders Association and Matt Houser of the Indiana-Armstrong Builders Association were also nominated by their local associations and elected by the Board of Directors as PBA Life Directors. To be eligible to become a Life Director, a member must attend two meetings every year for a period of 10 years.

On behalf of the entire Pennsylvania Builders Association membership, congratulations to all of these elected leaders!