Rick Judson Candidate for 2010 NAHB Third Vice Chairman
The following was submitted by the election campaign of Rick Judson, of Charlotte, N.C., who has been certified by the NAHB Nominations Committee as a candidate for NAHB third vice chairman for the year 2010.
Our industry is facing the worst economic conditions since the Great Depression. Our federation must have experienced leaders to guide us through the current crisis and future challenges. Rick Judson possesses the experience, expertise and leaderships skills our industry needs at this critical time.
Rick has been a member of NAHB for 37 years, having joined the Home Builders Association of Charlotte in 1972. Rick began his business career by purchasing his family’s insulating contracting business. In 1979, he established a building company and went on to found and successfully operate several business entities that have developed land for and built numerous single-family, multifamily and commercial projects.
Rick has served in various local offices and chaired numerous committees and councils within the HBA of Charlotte, first as an associate and later as a builder member. He was named Associate of the Year both at the local and state levels.
He served as president of the North Carolina Home Builders Association in 2004. He twice served as NAHB state representative from North Carolina. He presently serves as national area chairman representing NAHB Area 4. He is serving his eighth year on the NAHB Executive Board. He has chaired some of NAHB's most important and influential committees, subcommittees and task forces, including Budget & Finance, Investment, Public Affairs and the NAHB Housing Finance Task Force.
All of this, and much more, has prepared Rick to lead us through these challenging times. Rick Judson is the right leader at the right time for NAHB.