COUNCILS & COMMITTEES
BRAGB's Builder Plus, Builder Pro, Builder Elite, and Associate memberships include Council memberships. The Councils are an excellent way to network and professionally develop. NAHB provides excellent content to all Council Members. Council dues are an addition annual fee if not included in your membership level.
Committee memberships are free and they rely on the generous volunteerism of members. BRAGB's programs and offerings are largely the result of Committee work.
By getting involved in a Council or a Committee you can focus your attention on aspects of the industry that either cater to your own business or fuel a particular passion.
Remodelers Council (BRAGB & NAHB):
The Remodelers Council serves the interest of remodeling industry members by providing insightful topics that stimulate business development and best practices. The council promotes the benefits of remodeling and engages in regularly scheduled job tours, educational programs, and council sponsored events. Through the NAHB’s Remodelers Council, get access to member-only materials including building science guidance, regulation compliance, and ability to join a Remodelers 20 Club. Membership to the NAHB Remodelers council offers exclusive access to tools, newsletters, and resources at NAHB. No charge to be involved/informed at the local level. NAHB Dues: $60
Multi-Family Council (NAHB):
NAHB’s Multifamily Council represents the specific interests of builders, developers, owners, and managers of all sizes and types of condominiums and rental apartments. The Multifamily Council focuses its attention on issues relating to this ever-expanding segment of the industry. Topics including passive design requirements, financing, government regulations, legislation, and property management. Whether you are involved in rental housing, student housing, or for-sale multi-unit projects, this council offers the resources and tools to navigate the industry.
BRAGB’s Multifamily Council is currently aligned with the Massachusetts 55+ Housing Industry Council. Together, the Councils plan and organize local educational opportunities and informative tours of local facilities. No charge to be involved / informed at the local level. NAHB Dues: $130
55+ Housing Industry Council (BRAGB/NAHB):
In Greater Boston, the Massachusetts 55+ Housing Industry Council collaborates with the Multifamily Council on organizing tours and mini-seminars of projects in and around the Greater Boston area.
The NAHB’s 55+ National Housing Industry Council is the national voice of the 55+ housing industry and a leading source of information and research on the active adult, independent living, service-enriched, and assisted-living markets. The 55+ Housing Council serves the special needs of NAHB members involved in all aspects of 55+ housing, including design, development, finance, ownership, management, and sales and marketing. No charge to be involved/informed at the local level. NAHB Dues: $130
Professional Women in Building (BRAGB/NAHB):
The Professional Women in Building Council (PWB) is the voice of women in the building industry- dedicated to promoting industry professionalism and supporting members at the local, state, and national levels. Through education, professional development and networking opportunities, PWB helps members acquire and develop invaluable leadership and business management skills that boost career success. The council also offers various national recognition programs, scholarships, and awards. No charge to be involved/informed at the local level. NAHB Dues: $75
Sales & Marketing Council (NAHB):
The NAHB National Sales and Marketing Council (NSMC) connects people and builds careers through information, education, recognition and networking. NSMC has more than 50 years of dedicated service to new home sales and marketing professionals. In 1972, NAHB’s Board of Directors founded the Institute of Residential Marketing (IRM), the educational arm of NSMC, to guarantee the highest skill level of new home sales and marketing professionals. NAHB Dues: $95
Building Technology and Education Committee:
The Building Technology and Education Committee develops programs and project tours that offer innovative solutions for builders and remodelers and drives advanced thinking in building performance techniques and products.
Membership Engagement Committee:
Combining elements of the former Membership, Associate, and Events Committee the goal of this committee is to connect members together to enhance the overall experience and forge lasting relationships within BRAGB’s community.
Business Growth Committee
The committee has a particular focus on professional development education and training. A primary goal is to have members share their knowledge on how to take the business to the next level.
The PRISM Committee oversees the annual PRISM Awards. PRISM, an acronym for Prestigious Results in Sales and Marketing, is the area’s most important awards program for builders, remodelers and associated professionals. The committee is responsible for the planning, marketing, and sponsorship initiatives pertaining to this exclusive event.