NHBA 2016 Award Presentations

The Niagara Home Builders’ Association (NHBA) President Yvonne Hendriks and OHBA President Neil Rodgers paid tribute to association members for their dedicated commitment to the association.

The 2016 Member of the Year was presented to JON WHYTE of Mountainview Homes.   Jon works steadily on behalf of the association and its members, impacting the issues and challenges relevant to the home NHBA President Yvonne Hendriks, Jon Whyte, OHBA President Neil Rodgersbuilding industry.  Dedicated to NHBA, he is a Director on the Board and chairs the Government Relations Committee.  He shares his knowledge and expertise at OHBA, co-chairing the Land Development Committee


NHBA President Yvonne Hendriks, Jon Whyte, OHBA President Neil Rodgers



The 2016 Nick Bascinao Company of the Year award was presented to two deserving companies this year.

LUCCHETTA HOMES is a small custom building company demonstrating professionalism and courtesy to    colleagues and customers.  They continue to advocate for the Association and encourage membership and participation.  The company is a longtime supporter and volunteer for the Pelham Summerfest.  Building new technology an2016-companyyrlucchettad innovation into their homes they qualified for the first ever Net Zero Home Energy Label in Niagara.




Rob Lucchetta, NHBA President Yvonne Hendriks, Ed Lucchetta, OHBA President Neil Rodgers


RINALDI HOMES is a longtime family business, demonstrating a positive role model for the building industry with quality  product, building to code and customer appreciation. Company representatives have and are serving on the Board and various2016-comanyyrrinaldi committees. Commitment to community includes the Kristin French Child Advocacy Centre Niagara Annual Playhouse Build & Auction Fundraiser and participating in the  Heart & Stroke Bike Ride.




NHBA President Yvonne Hendriks, Joan Rinaldi, Michael Rinaldi, OHBA President Neil Rodgers



Past President Recognition

Chuck McShane’s  passion for the industry has made him a strong advocate for NHBA. We extend our sincere  thank you for his compastpresmcshanedec16mitment to the Association by stepping in to serve as President this past year and truly do appreciate your time and devotion.

“Chuck McShane works hard to inform government officials on issues that impact the industry; Chuck has been a champion and leader within his local association as well as at OHBA.”  Neil Rodgers, OHBA President.


NHBA President Yvonne Hendriks, OHBA President Neil Rodgers, Chuck McShane