Inaugural CAASH Designees Inducted at Builders' Show
The NAHB 50+ Housing Council awarded 42 50+ housing professionals with the new Certified Active Adult Specialist in Housing (CAASH) designation during an induction ceremony at the International Builders’ Show in Orlando, Fla. earlier this year.
CAASH on hand — the innaugural group of 50+ Certified Active Adult Specialist in Housing designees at IBS.
The CAASH designation is an NAHB education program that gives housing professionals serving the rapidly burgeoning 50+ market the essential knowledge, tools and skills that will help them succeed — from conducting initial research to design considerations and features to closing the sale and servicing the customer.
The inaugural class was inducted as part of a grandfathering program that waives the educational requirements for candidates who meet specific requirements.
The inaugural CAASH designees include:
Larry D. Armstrong
Thomas C. Barton
William E. Becker
Ronald S. Bonvie
Jeffrey V. Caruso
Norman S. Cohen
J. Michael Crosby
Lolita A. Dirks
Janis R. Ehlers
Steven R. Hoffacker
Edward M. Hord
Robert H. Karen
Jane M. O’Connor
Stephen J. Olson
David F. Parker
William R. Parks
Mary Jo Peterson
Anthony J. Sala
John H. Schleimer
Louis S. Tenenbaum
Robert C. Tippets
Robert G. Wiedenmann
For more information on grandfathering requirements for the CAASH designation, visit www.nahb.org/CAASHinfo, call NAHB’s professional designation help line at 800-368-5242 x8154, or e-mail CAASHinfo@nahb.com. CAASH grandfather applications will be accepted until Dec. 1.
Housing professionals in the 50+ market can earn CAASH designation credits at the upcoming Building for Boomers & Beyond: 50+ Housing Symposium 2007 on May 30-June 1 in Denver. Post-conference courses will be held June 2-3.
Save the Date for 2007 50+ Housing Symposium
Mark May 30-June 1, 2007 on your calendars to attend the 50+ Housing Symposium.
The seniors housing symposium is the premier educational and networking event for industry professionals who serve the burgeoning 50+ market.
Visit www.nahb.org/build4boomers for more information.
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