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Government Affairs Committee


2024 Committee Leadership

Dan Galasso - Tri Pointe Homes

2024 Board Members
Mark Armstrong - Taylor Morrison
Tim Craft - Craft Companies
Partick Chelin - Matrix Design Group
Scott Chomiak - Koelbel & Co.
John Covert - Cushman and Wakefield
Jim Fitzmorris - JR Engineering
Aaron Foy - BLVD Builders
Edward Gorab - Davis & Ceriani, P.C.
Andrew Harris - Richmond American Homes
Jim Hayes - Forestar
Travis Hendrix - KGA Studio Architects
Jonathon Heroux - Piper Sandler & Co.
Cory Hunsader - Pulte Group
Chris Musselman - Lokal Homes
Rose Rodriguez - Taylor Morrison
Paul Shoukas - PCS Group Inc.
Samantha Pollmiller - Norris Design

The Board is assisted by the HBA Advocacy Team. If you would like more information or would like to find out more information about the Government Affairs Committee and membership structure, please contact:  HBA Director of Government Affairs, Morgan Cullen, 303-551-6730.


About the Government Affairs Committee

To serve as a recommending body to the HBA Executive Committee and Board of Directors for policy development and action on the government affairs issues of either local or statewide impact to the home building industry.

The Government Affairs Committee is chosen at the beginning of each new year, and is comprised of 17 members, 12 of which are builder members who represent both publicly and privately held companies that include high volume, mid-sized volume and custom home builders. Four committee members are Associate members and one additional member is a representative of the Metro Housing Coalition. At least one of the 17 Committee members is also a current member of the HBA's Board of Directors, which provides a liaison between the Committee and the Board.


To ensure broad representation by informed members, selecting Government Affairs Committee members considers a member's area of expertise, active involvement in other HBA committees or councils and participation on the CAHB Board of Directors or standing committees. The President appoints the Committee Chair.

Annual Dues / Membership Requirements

There are no additional fees to be a part of the GAC. Members must be an HBA member in good standing

Meeting times

For information on the Government Affairs Committee Meetings contact Morgan Cullen, 303-551-6730.

2022 HBA Advocacy Impact by the Numbers

[May 2022} New Local Economic Impact Reports on the home building industry in the Denver Metropolitan Area now available

Home building generates substantial local economic activity, including new income and jobs for residents, and additional revenue for local governments. The National Association of Home Builders, in partnership with the HBA of Metro Denver has developed two reports that provide estimates of these economic benefits to local governments and the regional economy here in the Denver metropolitan area.

The reports capture the effect of the construction industry itself, the ripple effect that occurs when income earned from construction activity is spent and is recycled within the local economy, and the ongoing impact that results from new homes becoming occupied by residents who pay taxes and buy locally produced goods and services.

NAHB Regional Economic Impact Report

NAHB Regional Economic Impact Costs Report

SHELTER AMID COVID | Providing housing, jobs

8/25/2020 :: The past six months have certainly been difficult for our state. Colorado — and our state’s citizens, businesses, schools and nonprofits — have risen to the challenge to contain this pandemic, keep our communities safe and healthy, and maintain our economy.

Homebuilders have embraced Colorado’s spirit of collaboration and cooperation to defeat COVID-19 —while keeping tens of thousands of Coloradans working and meeting the demands of our state’s housing needs. The construction industry — including homebuilding, commercial development, and roads and transportation — employs more than 180,000 workers in our state. Keeping these Coloradans safely on the job helped their families and local communities through these tough economic times. Read the article on

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