PBA has elected its incoming Senior Leadership for 2019, as unanimously voted on at the November 3rd PBA Board of Directors meeting held on Saturday, November 3 at the Harrisburg Hilton.
The incoming 2019 PBA President is Maria Coutts from Wayne Pike Building Industry Association. Maria is the President of The Coutts Group in Hawley, PA and also serves on the Governmental Affairs Committee, Membership Committee, and Professional Women in Building Committee. She also serves on the NAHB Board of Directors.
Elected to 2019 PBA Vice President is Jon Sukonik of the HBA of Bucks & Montgomery Counties. Having previously served in 2018 as PBA Secretary, Jon will oversee PBA’s activities on both state and national levels, and serve as the liaison to all coalitions and task forces of which PBA is a member. Jon is President of Sukonik Building Companies, Ltd. in Plymouth Meeting, PA.
Continuing her role on PBA’s Senior Leadership team as Associate Vice President is Betsy Dupuis of the Builders Association of Central Pennsylvania. Betsy will lead the Associate Member Committee and other assignments. She is an attorney with Babst, Calland, Clements and Zomnir, P.C. in State College, PA.
Newly appointed to the Senior Leadership team for 2019 include Cindy Cepko from Wayne Pike BIA who was elected as PBA’s new Secretary and Lori Moore Venema from West Branch Susquehanna BA as Treasurer. Cindy will record and communicate all official proceedings of PBA and its Board of Directors, including all reports of committees and task forces. She is with Granite Homes Property Management in Paupack, PA. Lori will have oversight of PBA’s financial affairs and supervise the collection and disbursement of the funds of the Association. She is a licensed CPA and works with Susquehanna Builders, Inc. in Montoursville, PA.
Please welcome our new leadership team for 2019.