SUHBA Safety Awards

Would you like to be recognized for your efforts in promoting safety in the workplace? Fill out the application or click here to nominate online!

Applications are due May 3, 2022.

Awards will be presented at the 8th Annual SUHBA Safety Awards Luncheon on Tuesday, June 7.


April Member Luncheon

Our April Member Luncheon was fun and informative – and the meal was delicious as always!

Gina Bolstad and Mari Krashowetz, SUHBA Executive Officer


Gina Bolstad, SUHBA Administrative Assistant, will be retiring on April 7. She received an award of appreciation for her service she provided during her time with SUHBA.

Stacy Young


Stacy Young, SUHBA’s Government Affairs Director, provided attendees with a local government affairs report.

Zach Renstrom


Zach Renstrom, Washington County Water Conservancy District General Manager, shared proposed water efficient measures for new construction, infrastructure projects, and the status of the Lake Powell pipeline.


Thank you, Sun American Mortgage, for sponsoring this month’s luncheon!

Since 1984, we have strived to build a company that people can rely on and trust. We can help you or your clients buy, build, or refinance. Sun American Mortgage has branches in St. George, Cedar City, Richfield, Provo, and Mesa, Arizona. Be on the lookout for new Sun American branches coming to Nevada and Northern Utah soon! Our in-house underwriting team and our excellent communication with you helps to provide a smooth experience. We originate Conventional, Government, and Reverse Mortgage loans. Fun fact: We do more Reverse Mortgages than any other company in the Southwest with over 35+ years of experience. Last year we we’re ranked the 16th in the nation for Reverse Mortgage individual home loans closed! Give Nan a call if you have any questions about financing!


SUHBA’s next Member Luncheon will be on Tuesday, May 3. We hope to see you there!




March Member Luncheon

Our guest speaker, Abby Ivory, Managing Director of Ivory Innovations shared with us the innovations that are making an impact on housing affordability, along with general trends, and specific examples.

We appreciate each and every one of our members very much! Everyone who attended the luncheon received an awesome SUHBA mug!

Thank you so much to our March Member Luncheon Sponsor, US Bank!



Habitat for Humanity Dedicates New Home in Hurricane

Habitat for Humanity of Southwest Utah celebrated the Isom Family Home Dedication on January 18, 2022 in Hurricane. Habitat’s newest home owner, Shannon Isom, and her two children were joined by friends, family, representatives from local supporting organizations, Hurricane Mayor Nanette Billings, Habitat volunteers, and many others who came to see her receive the keys to her new home.


SUHBA supports Habitat for Humanity through monetary donations and SUHBA members volunteering at home builds.


Habitat for Humanity is an ecumenical housing ministry committed to providing safe, decent, affordable housing for qualified low-income families in Washington County, UT.


Shannon’s home is the 25th home built by Habitat for Humanity in Southwest Utah.


SUHBA Members Installed at State HBA

At the recent State HBA Installation Banquet, Murray Gubler received the Associate Member of the Year Award. Congratulations, Murray!

Murray Gubler and his wife


Seth Foster of American Heritage Homes and Chris Parker of Zions Bank were installed as State Directors, and Greg Sant of Perry Homes Southern Utah was installed as the State Board Liaison.

Left to right: Seth Foster, Greg Sant, Chris Parker, Murray Gubler
Left to right: Seth Foster; Tamara Foster; Greg Sant; Chris Parker; Murray Gubler and his wife; Mari Krashowetz


Not pictured:

Brett Brown of Dominion Energy , Secretary/Treasurer

Jair Almaraz of Ivory Homes, Second VP

Ron Jensen of Jensen + Sons Construction, State Director


Congratulations to all!