Alaska State Homebuilders Association

Richard Carr Served in United States Marine Corps and was stationed in Vietnam in 1968-70, he received an Honorable discharge. Richard started custom and spec home building/land developing in 1974 in Kodiak Alaska as Carr Construction Co. He also started BEMA Construction Co. in 1985 in Anchorage, Alaska then moved to Mat-Su Valley where he…

Alaska Housing Finance Corp.

Mark Romick is the Acting Deputy Executive Director of Alaska Housing Finance Corporation (AHFC). Mark has worked for AHFC, since the merger with the Alaska State Housing Authority in 1992. Mark held several positions within in the planning and program development department, including the directorship beginning 2006. Mark has 28 years of experience in the…

Interior Regional Housing Authority

Jana George, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Interior Regional Housing Authorities. Jana lives in Fairbanks with her family and joined IRHA in 2009 as the Planning Specialist. Jana earned her spot as the C.E.O in April of 2014. Jana serves 30 communities throughout the Interior and is responsible for administering the Indian Housing Block Grant funds…

Owens Inspection Services

David Owens has been an Alaskan Resident for 50 years. He has 40-years of experience in the Alaska Construction industry and currently works as the Senior Inspector/ Managing Partner for Owens Inspection Services. The company works throughout all areas of the State of Alaska performing Inspection, Quality Assurance and Energy Evaluations. David is a Licensed…

Chancellor, University of Alaska Fairbanks

Daniel M. White, Assoc. Vice Chancellor for Research, Director INE, joined UAF in 1995 and in 2010 was appointed to Associate Vice Chancellor for Resarch and to head of the Office of Intellectual Property and Commercialization. Dr. White is also a Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at UAF. Dan’s interest and expertise in the…

Jack Hébert is the Chief Executive Officer; and Founder of the Cold Climate Housing Research Center (CCHRC). Jack spent his early years in Alaska wintering 60 miles from an Inupiat community in the mountains of the Northwest Arctic and summers in the “old” Denali Park. His mentors and teachers were the people that thrived in…

Construction Instruction Inc.

Mark LaLiberte is a trainer, author and consultant who has devoted over two decades to educating the homebuilding industry about the benefits of constructing durable, energy efficient, healthier, more environmentally sustainable homes. He reaches more than 8,000 builders nationwide annually. Mark has been featured at leading industry events such as the National Association of Homebuilders…

Sheldon Consulting

Mac Sheldon is the owner of Sheldon Consulting.  Mac was employed at Demilec for over eleven years and his many positions with them included Director of Training and Industry Communications, its Northwest US Territory Manager, Asia-Pacific International Business Manager and Western Region Manager.  Mac also serves on the Board of Directors of the Spray Polyurethane…

NORDEC Consulting & Design

Bill retired as Senior Researcher with the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), where he worked on promoting the development of innovative building technologies, green building practices, and sustainable development with a focus on projects in the Canadian far north. Bill’s training is in architecture, construction, and planning, and has worked in the building industry…