The Fairfield County Professional Women in Building Council

The Fairfield County PWB is dedicated to supporting the professional development of women in the home building industry through monthly meetings, seminars, charitable work and networking opportunities wherein they educate each other on trends in the marketplace and tips to improve their skills and their businesses.

"The PWB is an excellent opportunity to bond with powerful, bright, energetic women that share common interest and support each other. It is a genuine group of warm caring professionals and a pleasure to be a part of." 

- Robin Carroll

 

"Women in the building industry have specialized interests and unique challenges. The PWB offers members an edge through peer support, networking and professional development. It’s women helping other women succeed.” 

- Stephanie Rapp

PWB Board Members:

Chair Woman: Robin Carroll

Vice Chair: Tarra Del Chiaro
Treasurer: Peggy Rubens-Duhl, AIA
Secretary: Rebecca St. Germain
Director: Mara Skowronek
Director: Lora Mazurak
Past Chair: Emilia Ferri

Members

Allyson Smith
Amber Penberthy
Andrea Piacentino
Ava Hunter
Cara Zaremba
Cheryl Russ
Colleen Stewart
Courtney Gault
Dawn Corbo
Debbie Kelly
Diane Petra
Erin Shairzay
Evelyn Zepeda
Gina Pietrocola
Jamie Lewis
Jeanne Collins
Jennifer W. Howard
Jennifer Vangele
Karen Bradbury
Katie Canfield
Kim DiMatteo
Krystal Day
Krystal Lugo
Lauren Vallario
Lea Shulman
Linda DeSouza
Lisa Heldwhite
Lisa O'Mara
Liz Williams
Marcia Noble
Marianne Johansson
Melissa Daly
Michelle Hogue
Michelle Hughes
Mindy Gerhardt
Nancy King
Nicole Charney
Nicole Ruffing
Pina Petisi
Prudence Bailey
Rachel Foster
Rachel Lindemann
Roberta Mancuso
Robin Faller
Sandy Quinn
Sheri Snellman
Stephanie Rapp
Theresa LaRock
Tiffani Valentin
Tori McBrien

Formed in early 2018, the Fairfield County PWB is an Affiliated Professional Women in Building Council of the National Association of Home Builders Professional Women in Building Council, and the Home Builders and Remodelers Association (HBRA) of Fairfield County.

The purpose of the Fairfield County PWB:

  1. To assist in the accomplishment of the mutual objectives of the NAHB, the National Association of Home Builders Professional Women in Building Council, and the HBRA of Fairfield County.
  2. The Fairfield County PWB is first and foremost an organization dedicated to supporting the professional development of the women in the home building industry. Its members consist of NAHB Builder and Associate members of NAHB Builder as well as NAHB Affiliate members where they are recognized by the HBRA of Fairfield County.
  3. The Fairfield County PWB provides direct member services through education and training programs which focus on professional and leadership development, networking opportunities, and industry related information.
  4. In addition, the Fairfield County PWB recognizes its role in supporting the overall building industry by mobilizing its membership to assist efforts spearheaded by local, state, and national builder’s associations.

The council meets the third Thursday of each month except for July and August. If you are interested in joining, or attending your first meeting, please contact us. You can attend your first meeting with no obligation to join.

In order to join the PWB, you must be a member of the HBRA of Fairfield County.

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