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New COBA President Announced

COBA Elect’s Neil Kelly veteran as 2014 President

 2014 Officers and Directors also Elected


(Bend,OR)-The Central Oregon Builders Association (COBA) announces its newly elected 2014 President is a veteran in the building industry, Chuck Schermerhorn from Neil Kelly Design Build. Schermerhorn has spent 40 years working in the building industry and is admired for his successful management and leadership.  “2013 has seen a robust rebound in new construction and remodeling and I definitely see continued growth in 2104,” stated Schermerhorn. “COBA has chosen one of its most energetic and accomplished members to lead us in 2014. Chuck will do an exceptional job as President,” said COBA Executive Vice President, Tim Knopp.


COBA’s newly elected Officers and Board of Directors for 2014 include Officers, First Vice President Jay Campbell, Woodhill Homes; Second Vice President Dan Goodrich, Structure Development NW; Associate Vice President Justin Perkey, Franklin Brothers; Treasurer, Rockland Dunn, U.S. Bank; Secretary Debbie Baldwin, Century 21 Gold Country; and Past President Randy Miller, Attorney at Law.  Directors include Hayden Watson, Hayden Homes; Pat Kesgard, Compass Commercial; Galen Blyth, Noble Insurance; Jerry Bogart, Van de Bogart & Associates; Tate Morgan, OrePac; Jeff Payne, Panterra Homes; Ron Wanless, Technology Design Associates; Greg Welch, Greg Welch Construction & Jake Woodruff, Northwest Quality Roofing, LLC.


These Officers and Directors will lead the nearly 600 member non-profit independent trade association. The mission of COBA is to represent the building industry before government and the community, to promote high ethical standards within the building industry, to provide service to its membership and to defend opportunities of home ownership for all.


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