Robert Schroeter

Title: Executive Officer
Cell: 360-623-5624

The Central Washington Home Builders Association recently concluded a nationwide search for it’s new Executive Officer, according to the organization’s Board of Directors.  The Central Washington Home Builders Association board is thrilled to announce the hire of Robert Schroeter as the nonprofit’s new leader. Read More


Chascidi White

Chascidi White (Chas) is the Membership Director for CWHBA. With over 13 years with the Association and experience in the building industry, Chas is your personal liaison for all member services, programs and resources available to you. Prior to CWHBA, Chas was a CPS Investigator for Washington State Department of Social & Health Services, where she worked with law enforcement to investigate child abuse and neglect. Chas is a graduate of Central Washington University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Family & Consumer Sciences, a specialization in Family Studies and minor in Sociology. Chas brings a passion for people, growth and leadership as a certified coach, speaker and trainer of personal and business development with the John Maxwell Team. On her off hours she is with her husband (Tyler), three spirited children (Preston, Madison, and Jonathan) and a unruly German Shepard (Kimber). Chas loves the outdoors, hiking, boating, concerts and honing in her shooting skills.


Chelsea Snodgrass

Chelsea Snodgrass, a Yakima Valley native, joins CWHBA as the Special Events Director, bringing ten years’ experience working with trade industries. Prior to CWHBA, Chelsea was the Director of Career Services at Perry Technical Institute, where she produced employer events and collaborated with industry partners to increase employment opportunities for students and alumni. Chelsea is a Central Washington University graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree. She is married (Joshua) with three children (Macy, Liberty, and Scout). As a family they love to junk hunt – bringing new life to items by upcycling and repurposing.   


Laurie Hoffman

Laurie Hoffman is brand new to the Central Washington Home Builders Association as our Finance Director. She is a graduate of Perry Technical Institute’s Business Technology & Accounting program, which puts a heavy focus on accounting and administration in today’s organizations. She recently moved back to Yakima in April 2018. She comes to us from Lacey South Sound Chamber of Commerce, working as the Finance Director for the past four years. Previously to that, Laurie worked as the Accounting Assistant for the Yakima Neighborhood Health Clinic. Through her education and experience, Laurie has built up the skillset she brings today to the CWHBA, in addition to her positive energy and team-oriented spirit.  She is married (Jeremiah), a Perry Alumni in the Instrumentation field with two black labs; Paul and Missy. Laurie loves the outdoors, attending concerts, and having fun hosting BBQ’s with friends and family.


Board of Directors

Dereck Nelson (B)
DH Construction & Assoc., LLC
Clint Adamson (B)
Pleasant Ridge Construction
Kathy Wilson (A)
First American Title
Ryan Moore (A)
Conover Insurance
Ron Pelson (A)
BIAW Director Rep
Traditional Designs, Inc.
Jim Laidler (B)
Catalyss, LLC
Ernesto Gonzalez (B)
Gonzalez & Sons Carpentry, LLC
Jared Jones (B)
Copper Hills Construction, LLC
Matt Willard (B)
Town & Country Homes, LLC
Mike Canonge (B)
AMC Construction, LLC
Steve Senger (A)
SC Design
Roger Walters (A)
Pro-Build Wenatchee
Tim Lovelass (B)
Timothy Lovelass, LLC dba J L Thomas Construction
Darin Peters (B)
Perry Technical Institute

Past Presidents

1956 Lloyd Hammerstad

1957 Lloyd Hammerstad

1958 Paul Cook

1959 Robert Wallingford

1960 Leland Campbell

1961 Kenneth Matson

1962 Lloyd Hammerstad

1963 Lloyd Hammerstad

1964 Dwight Drumwright

1965 Marvin Evans

1966 Thomas Hughes, Jr.

1967 Homer Rushmore

1968 Homer Rushmore

1969 R. A. Waldbauer

1970 R. A. Waldbauer

1971 Homer Rushmore

1972 Fred Hammerstad

1973 Fred Hammerstad

1974 R. A. Waldbauer

1975 R. A. Waldbauer

1976 Clarence Corbin

1977 Pete Samuelson

1978 Dale Nunley

1979 Dale Nunley

1980 Frank Claughton

1981 Vince Vaughn

1982 Mark Strosahl

1983 Craig Shultz

1984 Lew Miller

1985 Bruce Carpenter

1986 Larry Thacker

1987 Lou Alderman

1988 Derek Kelly

1989 Dennis Kelly

1990 Jerry Sturgill

1991 Peter Dell

1992 John Corning

1993 Lou Alderman

1994 Greg Stevenson

1995 Allan Gohl

1996 Eric Clark

1997 Dick Huber

1998 Brad Hendrix

1999 Jan Dell

2000 Mike Elliott

2001 Joe Walsh

2002 Joe Walsh

2003 Jim Thomas

2004 Craig Rath

2005 Mitch Williams

2006 Jerry Martens

2007 Kevin Patrick

2008 Matt Willard

2009 Matt Willard

2010 Justin Wolff

2011 Steve Senger

2012 Keegan Harris

2013 Bradley Meyer

2014 Kelly Coons

2015 Kelly Coons

2016 Dale Turner

2017 Dereck Nelson