Lee BIA Builders Care names 2019 board of directors

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Lee BIA Builders Care, the nonprofit charitable arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA), has announced its 2019 board of directors, led by president Dan Beiter, vice president P.J. Anzalone, treasurer Annette Nilles and secretary Justin Thibaut. Other members selected for the 2019 board include: Wendi Carroll, Phillip Ford, Frank Jenkins, Steve Krystyniak, Randy Leferink, Michael Reitmann, Nathan Ritter, Jimmy Rodgers and Charles Thornton. Gregg Truxton, Esq., will serve as legal counsel to the board. Emeritus members include Bob Bassett, Teri Hansen, APR, Butch Ritter and Randy Thibaut.

The board of directors assist Lee BIA Builders Care Executive Director Becky Swift in carrying out the organization’s mission of providing emergency construction services at no cost to needy and deserving elderly and/or disabled homeowners, and their families, who cannot obtain repairs through traditional means. Members guide the nonprofit in selecting recipients for donated construction services and raising funds for projects, overseeing the agency’s operational and financial policies, and helping to plan and coordinate renovation projects and events.

“As advocates, donors and supporters of the Builders Care mission, our board members play an essential role in steering the direction of our organization,” said Becky Swift, executive director of Lee BIA Builders Care. “Through their devotion to our neighbors in need, and their range of valuable industry knowledge, our board members support Builders Care’s continued growth and impact within the Lee County community.”

Lee BIA Builders Care has completed more than 385 projects in its 12-year history, providing over $4.5 million in emergency construction services to Lee County homeowners in need. To learn more, visit www.LeeBuildersCare.org.

About Lee BIA Builders Care

Builders Care is the nonprofit charitable arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (Lee BIA). The mission of Lee BIA Builders Care is to provide emergency construction services at no cost to needy and deserving elderly and/or disabled homeowners, and their families, who cannot obtain repairs through traditional means. To date, Lee BIA Builders Care has put more than $4.5 million in construction services back into the community at no cost to homeowners in need. Builders Care enlists the volunteer services of Lee BIA members and leverages grants and donated materials to provide construction and remodeling services to qualified homeowners throughout Lee County. Builders Care and the Lee BIA are headquartered at 6835 International Center Blvd. #4 in Fort Myers. The Lee Building Industry Association (www.BIA.net) is a 64-year-old association affiliated with the National Association of Home Builders and Florida Home Builders Association that serves to promote, protect and preserve homeownership, private property rights and affordable housing by advocating for balanced laws, regulation and fees through member education and outreach. Donations can be made online at www.LeeBuildersCare.org. More information is available by calling 239-938-0056. Follow Builders Care at Facebook.com/LeeBuildersCare or on Twitter @LeeBuildersCare.